Project NameCommercial Railway Services of the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC)  
Mode of ProcurementPrivatisation via Development Lease
Project SponsorsMinistry of Transport and Mining (Owning Ministry) Jamaica Railway Corporation (Owning Entity)  
Description and LocationThe Government of Jamaica is seeking to privatise sections of the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) services, the commercial rail system for the sections from Montego Bay, St. James to St. Elizabeth.   The JRC is a Statutory Body established under the Jamaica Railway Corporation Act, 1960 and has sole responsibility for the operation of rail services in Jamaica. Jamaica’s railway service is one of the oldest in the world and played a vital role in providing passenger and freight services to the agricultural, mining and tourism sectors. Public railway tracks belonging to the JRC span three hundred and thirty-five kilometres (335km) with forty (40) stations across the island, traversing nine (9) of the fourteen (14) parishes of Jamaica.
StatusBusiness Case is being developed  
Estimated Capital costs/development Expenditures  N/A
Sources of revenuesN/A
Environmental Sustainability and Resilience features  N/A
Contact InformationRashida Wynter-Donaldson                               Kidesha Blake Manager                                                                Account Executive PPP & Privatisation Division                               PPP & Privatisation Division Development of Bank of Jamaica                      Development Bank of Jamaica                             876-920-4644                                                        876-920-4640
Jamaica Railway Corporation