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China - Kunming Urban Rail Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89999 AUG 01, 2014

Private capital for railway development (English)

China is considering ways to attract additional capital to finance investment in railways. Worldwide, private capital has been attracted to the railway sector through a range of mechanisms including: (i) private sector provision of specific rail services or assets such as rolling stock; (ii) public private partnerships; (iii) leveraging commercial value of rail assets and increased land value around stations; and (iv) debt and equity financing of railway companies. ... See More +

Brief 90117 AUG 01, 2014

Lawrence, Martha; Ollivier, Gerald Chinese

Private capital for railway development (Chinese)

China is considering ways to attract additional capital to finance investment in railways. Worldwide, private capital has been attracted to the railway sector through a range of mechanisms including: (i) private sector provision of specific rail services or assets such as rolling stock; (ii) public private partnerships; (iii) leveraging commercial value of rail assets and increased land value around stations; and (iv) debt and equity financing of railway companies. ... See More +

Brief 90117 AUG 01, 2014

Lawrence, Martha; Ollivier, Gerald English

High-speed railways in China : a look at construction costs (English)

By the end of 2013, China railway had built a network of about 10,000 route-km of high-speed railways (HSR). The network has been built rapidly and at a relatively low unit cost compared with similar projects in other countries. ... See More +

Brief 89200 JUL 01, 2014

Ollivier, Gerald; Sondhi, Jitendra; Zhou, Nanyan Chinese

High-speed railways in China : a look at construction costs (Chinese)

By the end of 2013, China railway had built a network of about 10,000 route-km of high-speed railways (HSR). The network has been built rapidly and at a relatively low unit cost compared with similar projects in other countries. ... See More +

Brief 89200 JUL 01, 2014

Ollivier, Gerald; Sondhi, Jitendra; Zhou, Nanyan English

Tanzania - Intermodal and Rail Development Project (English)

The development objective of the Intermodal and Rail Development Project for Tanzania is to deliver a reliable open access infrastructure on the Dar es Salaam-Isaka rail segment. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 78925 APR 02, 2014

China - Hajia Railway Project (English)

The development objective of the Hajia Railway Project for China is to improve accessibility and mobility by responding to existing and anticipated transport demand along the Harbin-Jiamusi corridor through the provision of additional railway capacity and reduction of transport time for passengers and freight. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD347 FEB 27, 2014

India - Second Phase (A) of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 3) : Environment and social management plan for controlling trespassing over railway tracks of suburban railways at station areas in Mumbai (English)

The Second Phase (A) of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP-2A) for India will build upon the progress made under MUTP and will cover the suburban rail system within Mumbai Metropolitan area. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2406 FEB 18, 2014

Tanzania - Intermodal and Rail Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment : rehabilitation of railway line including track renewal and bridges upgrading between Dar es Salaam and Isaka along the core corridor to Mwanza (English)

This environmental and social impact assessment for the Intermodal and Rail Development Project in Tanzania focuses on increasing the reliability of the current infrastructure and rolling stock to meet the existing and emerging intermodal transport requirements to facilitate trade, economic productivity and efficiency, and global competitiveness of rail related operations. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4395 NOV 01, 2013

China - Hajia Railway Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7 of 9) : Environmental management plan : appendix (Chinese)

The development objective of the Hajia Railway Project for China is to reduce the transport time for passenger services and provide additional capacity for passenger and freight services between Harbin and Jiamusi. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2646 NOV 01, 2013

English,

Memorandum for the Afghanistan Resource Corridor Program (Pashto)

The purpose of this memorandum is to set out the key success requirements for new terminals that connect with higher-capacity cargo railways. The terminals discussed are for dry general cargo and for containers that transfer between cargo wagons and highway trucks. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 79704 JUN 30, 2013

English, Dari

Croatia - Railway policy note (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)

The note first presents a brief overview of the Croatian railway sector, listing the main challenges that it is currently facing, and identifying the main areas of intervention for the development of a financially sustainable sector, which should guide any thorough sector reform program in the long-run. ... See More +

Policy Note 78689 JUN 01, 2013

Afghanistan - Resource growth corridor : railway development plan (English)

The overarching objective of the resource growth corridor effort is to achieve inclusive, integrated economic growth along geographic corridors by leveraging very large private sector anchor investments in Afghanistan's mining sector. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 79683 MAY 30, 2013

Azerbaijan - Additional Financing for the Rail Trade and Transport Facilitation Project (English)

Project Information Document AB7342 MAY 28, 2013

Rail transport : framework for improving railway sector performance in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

In most of the Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries railways have played, throughout history, a key part in the economic development maintaining a dominant role in transporting freight and passengers at low costs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78672 MAR 01, 2013

Olievschi, Vasile Nicolae French

Rail-trucks terminals in Afghanistan : executive summary (English)

Terminals in which highway trucks transfer their cargo into or out of rail wagons typically include the following elements: a connection to one or more railways; a connection to the general highway network; various loading or unloading assets, such as ramps, platforms, forklifts, cranes, pumps, pipes, and driveways; intermediate storage to hold inventory, such as warehouses, open storage yards, paved parking lots, and tanks; security, such as lighting, fences, armed guards, fire protection, and drainage; procedures, preferably automated, to keep track of cargo; established tariffs or, alternatively, efficient brokerages, to minimize users' transactions costs; ancillary services, such as customs, scales for weighing, and maintenance. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 79732 MAR 01, 2013

Rail-trucks terminals in Afghanistan : executive summary (Dari)

Terminals in which highway trucks transfer their cargo into or out of rail wagons typically include the following elements: a connection to one or more railways; a connection to the general highway network; various loading or unloading assets, such as ramps, platforms, forklifts, cranes, pumps, pipes, and driveways; intermediate storage to hold inventory, such as warehouses, open storage yards, paved parking lots, and tanks; security, such as lighting, fences, armed guards, fire protection, and drainage; procedures, preferably automated, to keep track of cargo; established tariffs or, alternatively, efficient brokerages, to minimize users' transactions costs; ancillary services, such as customs, scales for weighing, and maintenance. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 79732 MAR 01, 2013

Rail-trucks terminals in Afghanistan : executive summary (Pashto)

Terminals in which highway trucks transfer their cargo into or out of rail wagons typically include the following elements: a connection to one or more railways; a connection to the general highway network; various loading or unloading assets, such as ramps, platforms, forklifts, cranes, pumps, pipes, and driveways; intermediate storage to hold inventory, such as warehouses, open storage yards, paved parking lots, and tanks; security, such as lighting, fences, armed guards, fire protection, and drainage; procedures, preferably automated, to keep track of cargo; established tariffs or, alternatively, efficient brokerages, to minimize users' transactions costs; ancillary services, such as customs, scales for weighing, and maintenance. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 79732 MAR 01, 2013

Rail transport : framework for improving railway sector performance in Sub-Saharan Africa : Transport ferroviaire : schema d'analyse pour ameliorer la performance du rail en Afrique Subsaharienne (French)

In most of the Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries railways have played, throughout history, a key part in the economic development maintaining a dominant role in transporting freight and passengers at low costs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78672 MAR 01, 2013

Olievschi, Vasile Nicolae English

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
China - Kunming Urban Rail Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89999 Procurement Plan
Private capital for railway development (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90117 Brief Chinese
Private capital for railway development (Chinese)
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AUG 01, 2014 90117 Brief English
High-speed railways in China : a look at construction costs (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89200 Brief Chinese
High-speed railways in China : a look at construction costs (Chinese)
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JUL 01, 2014 89200 Brief English
Tanzania - Intermodal and Rail Development Project (English)
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APR 02, 2014 78925 Project Appraisal Document
China - Hajia Railway Project (English)
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FEB 27, 2014 PAD347 Project Appraisal Document
India - Second Phase (A) of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 3) : Environment and social management plan for controlling trespassing over railway tracks of suburban railways at station areas in Mumbai (English)
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FEB 18, 2014 E2406 Environmental Assessment
Tanzania - Intermodal and Rail Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment : rehabilitation of railway line including track renewal and bridges upgrading between Dar es Salaam and Isaka along the core corridor to Mwanza (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 E4395 Environmental Assessment
China - Hajia Railway Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7 of 9) : Environmental management plan : appendix (Chinese)
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NOV 01, 2013 E2646 Environmental Assessment English,
Memorandum for the Afghanistan Resource Corridor Program (Pashto)
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JUN 30, 2013 79704 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English, Dari
Azerbaijan-Rail Trade and Transport Facilitation AF : Azerbaijan - Additional Financing for the Rail Trade and Transport Facilitation Project (English)
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JUN 03, 2013 AC6950 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Croatia - Railway policy note (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78689 Policy Note
Afghanistan - Resource growth corridor : railway development plan (English)
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MAY 30, 2013 79683 Other Financial Sector Study
Azerbaijan - Additional Financing for the Rail Trade and Transport Facilitation Project (English)
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MAY 28, 2013 AB7342 Project Information Document
Rail transport : framework for improving railway sector performance in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 78672 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
Rail-trucks terminals in Afghanistan : executive summary (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 79732 Other Financial Sector Study
Rail-trucks terminals in Afghanistan : executive summary (Dari)
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MAR 01, 2013 79732 Other Financial Sector Study
Rail-trucks terminals in Afghanistan : executive summary (Pashto)
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MAR 01, 2013 79732 Other Financial Sector Study
Rail transport : framework for improving railway sector performance in Sub-Saharan Africa : Transport ferroviaire : schema d'analyse pour ameliorer la performance du rail en Afrique Subsaharienne (French)
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MAR 01, 2013 78672 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English