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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
Approval date
August 24, 2017
Project Country
Argentina
Project Sector
TRANSPORT
Project Subsector
RAILWAYS
Project Type
Loan Operation
Environmental and social impact category
B
Project Status
Implementation
Operation Number
4265/OC-AR

Financial Information

Project Number
AR-L1267
Project Status
Implementation

IDB Financing

Financing type
FFF
Fund
Ordinary Capital
Reporting currency
USD - United States Dollar
Reporting date
Mar/01/2021

Roles & Responsibilities

Contract signature date
Feb/20/2018

Project Information

Total Cost
USD 522,000,000
Country counterpart financing
USD 122,000,000
Amount
USD 400,000,000

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

Implementation

Title
Type
Project Number
Date Published
Specific Procurement Notices
AR-L1267
January 15, 2021
Project Monitoring Report ( Public version)
AR-L1267
August 24, 2020
Project Monitoring Report ( Public version)
AR-L1267
February 12, 2020
Project Monitoring Report ( Public version)
AR-L1267
October 15, 2019
Project Monitoring Report ( Public version)
AR-L1267
December 14, 2018
Project Monitoring Report ( Public version)
AR-L1267
August 01, 2018