CAREC Corridor 2 (Pap-Namangan-Andijan) Railway Electrification Project, Additional Financing


The Government of Uzbekistan (the government) and Joint Stock Company O'zbekiston Temir Yo'llari (UTY) have requested the ADB to provide additional financing for the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Corridor 2 (Pap-Namangan-Andijan) Railway Electrification Project, for Modernization of Electrified Line Angren-Pap-Kokand-Andjian Railway Line. The additional financing will complete the modernization of the railway network in the Fergana Valley, by installing signaling and telecommunications in the missing sections. With this additional financing, UTY will be able to complete the modernization of this part of the network, and trains will be able to travel safely and at more frequent intervals between the towns and cities within the Fergana Valley, as well as to and from Tashkent.

Expected Outcome

Level of rail passenger and freight service in, to and from the Fergana Valley improved.

Expected Outputs

  • Railway infrastructure along the Angren-Pap-Kokand-Andijan line upgraded
  • Train control and management system upgraded

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 121
Government of Uzbekistan 43
Total 164