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High-speed railways in China : an update on passenger profiles (English)

Two Chinese high-speed rail (HSR) projects supported by World Bank loans - the Nanning-Guangzhou (Nanguang) and Guiyang-Guangzhou (Guiguang) - began operations in late December 2014. ... See More +

Brief 102815 JAN 01, 2016

Zhou,Nanyan; Bullock,Richard G.; Jin,Ying; Lawrence,Martha B.; Ollivier,Gerald Paul Chinese

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

Procurement Plan 102188 DEC 10, 2015

Turkey - Railways Restructuring Project (English)

Ratings for the Railways Restructuring Project for Turkey were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3003 DEC 03, 2015

India - Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project : restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project for India are to: (a) provide additional rail transport capacity, improved service quality and higher freight throughput on the 343 km Khurja and Kanpur section of the Eastern rail corridor; and (b) develop the institutional capacity of the dedicated freight corridor corporation of India Limited to build and maintain the dedicated freight corridor infrastructure network. ... See More +

Project Paper RES19028 OCT 26, 2015

Philippines : urban passenger rail (English)

Severe traffic congestion and environmental degradation characterize Metro Manila, particularly at the city center where high density development continues. ... See More +

Brief 96929 MAY 01, 2015

Rail electronic data interchange in a border crossing point in South East Europe : an assessment of options (English)

Within the European Union (EU) rail transport is currently the least integrated transport mode. This leads to delays, extra costs, and insufficient use of rail freight, especially for time-sensitive cargo. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS12871 MAY 01, 2015

Monsalve,Maria Carolina

Private participation in urban rail : a resurgence of public-private partnerships (English)

Cities in the developing world are relying more on public-private partnerships (PPPs) to carry out the most complex and demanding of public works initiatives - the development of new urban heavy rail, or metros, usually involving underground lines. ... See More +

Brief 96252 MAR 01, 2015

Pulido,Daniel; Hirschhorn,Fabio

Customer-driven rail intermodal logistics : unlocking a new source of value for China (Chinese)

Rail intermodal logistics, the movement of containerized cargo from origin to destination where a portion of the journey takes place on rail, have gained significance in North America over the past 10 to 15 years based on cost and operational efficiency. ... See More +

Working Paper 95025 MAR 01, 2015

Blancas Mendivil,Luis C.; Bullock,Richard G.; Ollivier,Gerald Paul

Customer-driven rail intermodal logistics : unlocking a new source of value for China (English)

Rail intermodal logistics, the movement of containerized cargo from origin to destination where a portion of the journey takes place on rail, have gained significance in North America over the past 10 to 15 years based on cost and operational efficiency. ... See More +

Working Paper 95025 MAR 01, 2015

Blancas Mendivil,Luis C.; Bullock,Richard G.; Ollivier,Gerald Paul

Uzbekistan - Pap-Angren Railway Project (English)

The Pap-Angren Railway Project of Uzbekistan has objectives to reduce transport costs and to increase transport capacity and reliability through the construction of a rail link between the Uzbek part of the Ferghana Valley and the rest of Uzbekistan. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 88015 JAN 22, 2015

Keys to attracting private capital for railway development (English)

Two of the largest railway systems in the world, China’s and India’s, have intensified their focus on the private sector as an indispensable source of capital to help them enlarge their rail capacity. ... See More +

Brief 96229 JAN 01, 2015

Lawrence,Martha B.; Ollivier,Gerald Paul

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

Procurement Plan 93118 DEC 10, 2014

PPIAF supports the institutional and policy environment for PPPs in Jordan (English)

PPIAF has supported the Government of Jordan to improve the institutional and policy environment for public-private partnerships (PPPs). The objective is to provide the enabling conditions for the development of a PPP program that seeks to improve and expand access to infrastructure services to the people of Jordan. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 93855 DEC 01, 2014

Reviving trade routes : evidence from the Maputo corridor (English)

Most trade moves along a few high-density routes: the corridors. Improving their performance has emerged as a necessary ingredient for growth and integration into the regional and global economy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 93764 NOV 01, 2014

Sequeira, Sandra; Hartmann, Olivier; Kunaka, Charles

India - Third Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project : environmental assessment : Draft environmental assessment for Pilkhani - Sahnewal section (English)

The Third Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project for India willis: a) provide additional rail transport capacity, improved service quality and higher freight throughput on the 401 km Ludhiana- Khurja section of the EDFC; and b) develop the institutional capacity of DFCCIL to build, maintain and manage the DFC infrastructure network. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4732 OCT 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 B.; Ollivier,Gerald Paul

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

Procurement Plan 89999 AUG 01, 2014

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 (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

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High-speed railways in China : an update on passenger profiles (English)
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China - Kunming Urban Rail Project : procurement plan (Chinese,English)
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DEC 10, 2015 102188 Procurement Plan
Turkey - Railways Restructuring Project (English)
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DEC 03, 2015 ICR3003 Implementation Completion and Results Report
India - Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project : restructuring (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 RES19028 Project Paper
Philippines : urban passenger rail (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96929 Brief
Rail electronic data interchange in a border crossing point in South East Europe : an assessment of options (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 ACS12871 Working Paper
Private participation in urban rail : a resurgence of public-private partnerships (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 96252 Brief
Customer-driven rail intermodal logistics : unlocking a new source of value for China (Chinese)
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MAR 01, 2015 95025 Working Paper
Customer-driven rail intermodal logistics : unlocking a new source of value for China (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95025 Working Paper
Uzbekistan - Pap-Angren Railway Project (English)
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JAN 22, 2015 88015 Project Appraisal Document
Keys to attracting private capital for railway development (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 96229 Brief
China - Kunming Urban Rail Project : procurement plan (English,Chinese)
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DEC 10, 2014 93118 Procurement Plan
PPIAF supports the institutional and policy environment for PPPs in Jordan (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93855 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Reviving trade routes : evidence from the Maputo corridor (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93764 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
India - Third Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project : environmental assessment : Draft environmental assessment for Pilkhani - Sahnewal section (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 E4732 Environmental Assessment
Peru - Second Lima Metro Line Project : resettlement plan : plan de compensacion y reasentamiento involuntario (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2014 RP1746 Resettlement Plan
Private capital for railway development (English)
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China - Kunming Urban Rail Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89999 Procurement Plan
Private capital for railway development (Chinese)
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High-speed railways in China : a look at construction costs (Chinese)
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JUL 01, 2014 89200 Brief English