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AR-L1267 : General San Martín Railroad Improvement Project: Retiro-Pilar Branch Line

Project Status: Implementation

The general objectives of the project are to: (i) help increase productivity through the provision of rail infrastructure, thereby improving the quality and capacity of the public transportation service in the northwestern corridor of the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area (AMBA); (ii) help mitigate the effects of climate change; and (iii) help reduce social inequality by providing quality transportation services to vulnerable groups. The project's specific objective is to improve the quality of public transportation through the renovation and electrification of the passenger rail service of the General San Martín Railroad (FCSM) in the section between the Retiro and Pilar stations, which will reduce travel times, improve the reliability of service, and decrease greenhouse gas emissions.

Project Detail

Project Number
AR-L1267
Project Country
Argentina
Project Sector
TRANSPORT
Project Subsector
TRANSPORT-RAILWAYS
Project Type
Loan Operation
Environmental and social impact category
B
Project Status
Implementation

Project Information

Total Cost
USD 522,000,000
Country counterpart financing
USD 122,000,000
Fund
Ordinary Capital
Amount
0

Approved

Title
Type
Project Number
Date Published
Technical Note
AR-L1267
August 07, 2017
Technical Note
AR-L1267
August 07, 2017
Technical Note
AR-L1267
August 04, 2017