Railways Development Project


The objective of the technical assistance (TA) is to prepare a project that helps the Government of Uzbekistan improve sector efficiency to meet the transportation needs of the domestic economy and international traffic.

Expected Outcome

The technical assistance

  • designs a sector reform and institutional strengthening program to further the policy dialogue of the earlier two railways projects;
  • restructures the Uzbekistan Temir Yullari (Uzbekistan Railways);
  • rationalizes ancillary activities;
  • introduces accounting, planning, and costing systems; (v) reduces staff and downsizing assets; and
  • promotes the social impact of the restructuring program.

Expected Outputs

The scope of the TA includes the preparation of a feasibility study for a railway development project suitable for external financing. The study will cover all relevant areas, including technical, financial, and economic viability; environmental impacts; institutional and organizational aspects; and social and poverty impacts in accordance with Asian Development Bank’s guidelines.

Project Types

Technical Assistance


Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 0.6
Government of Uzbekistan 0.26
Total 0.86