CAREC Corridor 2 (Bukhara-Miskin-Urgench-Khiva) Railway Electrification Project


The project will add electrification, signaling and telecommunication, and traction power management systems to the recently built railway line between Bukhara, Miskin, Urgench, and Khiva, a total of 465 km. The line has a design speed of 250 km per hour and connects to the electrified high-speed railway line between the country's capital Tashkent, Samarkand, and Bukhara.

Expected Outcome

Improved railway services for freight and passengers in Western Uzbekistan

Expected Outputs

Railway infrastructure along the Bukhara-Miskin-Urgench-Khiva line upgraded Tourism corridor Bukhara-Miskin-Urgenc-Khiva developed

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank 108
Asian Development Bank 162
CAREC Governments 175.65
Total 445.65