CAREC Corridor 6 (Marakand–Karshi) Railway Electrification Project


The project covers

  • the design, supply, installation, and commissioning of electrification, signaling and telecommunication systems, supervision control and data acquisition (SCADA) system, ancillary works and provision of maintenance equipment on the 140-kilometer (km) railway section between Marakand and Karshi; and
  • construction supervision, project management support, and capacity development of Uzbekistan Temir Yullari (UTY).

Expected Outcome

The project will increase regional trade opportunities and accelerate the economic growth of Uzbekistan through improved railway operations between Marakand and Karshi.

Expected Outputs

  • Electrification of the 140 km Marakand and Karshi railway section completed.
  • Institutional capacity of UTY strengthened.

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 100
Government of Uzbekistan 76
Total 176