Cambodia Gets Fund to Future Railway Projects

Cambodia Gets Fund to Future Railway Projects
December 18, 2009 9:30 pm

The Asian Development Bank will further finance Cambodia’s $141m rail project to repair and rebuild the entire 600km of rail network to improve regional and cross-border trade.

The new $42m loan will enable freight trains to operate between Kampot near the border with Vietnam and Cambodian capital Phnom Penh in 2011.
Money will also be used to develop a modern freight and rolling stock maintenance facility on the outskirts of Phnom Penh.
The entire project, scheduled to finish by 2013, includes rebuilding the war-destroyed railway link to Thailand and is expected to make Cambodia a sub-regional transport hub in the Greater Mekong Subregion. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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