Study on the Execution of Railway Project by Private Sector

철도사업의 민간투자에 관한 연구

  • 박홍기 (서울산업대학교 철도전문대학원) ;
  • 박용걸 (서울산업대학교 철도전문대학원) ;
  • 염동신 ((주)한국엔지니어링 철도사업부) ;
  • 이익수 ((주)한국엔지니어링 CM 사업부)
  • Published : 2004.10.01


The private investment on the SOC facilities is a worldwide tendency since it can supplement the insufficient investment of public finance in the construction of infrastructures. Alter the formulation of private investment law, private sector's investment on roads, harbors and environmental facilities are being progressed considerably. However, railway construction by private sector is not active comparing to the former areas because of huge investment for construction but relatively low and unpredictable benefit in operation. This paper reviews the financial, social and institutional aspects on the private investment for SOC projects, especially railway projects. Also, this paper tries to find the desirable way to expedite the private investment on railway project,. Conclusively, the paper propose that the private sector in railway projects is better constituted with financial investor and the private financing could be. activated and settled if a stable minimum benefit on their investment being ensured institutionally, for example, by BTL.