Transport Network Development Investment Program, Tranche 1


The first tranche of the program will improve 145 kilometers (km) of roads, and support the operation and maintenance of a new 75-km railway line and additional facilities between Hairatan and Mazar-e-Sharif. It will improve management of the transport sector and deliver a revised national road and rail transport plan.

Expected Outcome

The first tranche of the investment program will rehabilitate and expand major sections of Afghanistan's road and railway networks, further improving domestic and regional connectivity while widening access to social and economic opportunities.

Expected Outputs

  • 145 km (Bagramy-Sapary, Jabul Saraj-Nijrab; and Faizabad-Beharak sections) of reconstructed, rehabilitated, and appropriately maintained roads.
  • Operation and maintenance of 75 km of new railway line, loops and stations between Hairatan and Mazar-e-Sharif.
  • Strengthened capacity of MPW.
  • Improved transport sector governance.

Project Types



Funding AgencyAmount (USD millions)Notes
Asian Development Bank 188
Afghanistan Infrastructure Trust Fund 34
Government of Afghanistan 10
Total 232