APPROVAL DATE: December 08, 2016 SECTOR: TRANSPORT - Railway REGION: OMAN
Oman: Railway System Preparation Project
The objective of the Project is to achieve full readiness for the construction of a new railway system that will support the Sultanate of Oman with the diversification of its economy and to develop the Sultanate of Oman’s position as transport hub and as an exporter of minerals.
Following are the planned activities under the proposed project:
(1) Railway system design and procurement;
(2) Institutional development for sector readiness;
(3) Baseline surveys for land acquisition, socio-economic and environment; and
(4) Legal services to support the development and finalization of all contracts needed for the construction and the commercial development of the new railway system.