Following the success of our last high speed rail summit in 2017, Strategic Communications and co-organisers, Rail Personnel are pleased to announce the scheduling of our HSR Asia 2018 for September 2018. HSR Asia 2018 will track the rapid development of growth and network expansion of high-speed rail systems and will offer insights and analysis of the Asia Pacific rail market, covering the current situation, expected new developments, key trends, issues and opportunities. The 2-day international summit will focus on high speed rail development and rail construction featuring innovative technology, communications & signaling, effective operations, financing models and options, cyber security, enhanced and increased capacity, fare collection and network integration – all whilst delivering an integrated transport system that is sustainable, within costs and on time.
In the current global economic downturn, the rail industry continues to offer long term growth potential for key players making the Asia Pacific region one the world’s most exciting market for rail investment and development.
30% of worldwide rail investment is now concentrated in Asia Pacific and where better than Kuala Lumpur to host HSR Asia 2018 in September 2018. The key drivers pushing investment in railways are economic growth, urbanization and population growth.
Globally the high-speed rail projects are progressing rapidly, 2018 promises to bring more investment, opportunities and challenges into the high-speed rail market.