High-Speed Rail Services in Asia

Publication | April 2019

The Asian Journal Special Issue on High-Speed Rail (HSR) Services in Asia provides an overview of the impacts of HSR infrastructure in Asia and explains how investment in HSR brings significant socio-economic changes.

The special issue comprises a compilation of important studies undertaken by researchers at the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Tokyo; the University of Tokyo, Japan and the Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD), New Delhi, India. It aims to highlight the various aspects attached to the implementation of advanced transport infrastructure. This special issue provides a world-view of experiences from countries that have managed running a successful HSR service and draws messages from the lessons learned by these countries while implementing their HSR service.

This publication has been copublished with the Asian Institute of Transport Development.


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  • Economics
  • Transport
  • Urban development
  • China, People's Republic of
  • India
  • Japan
  • Uzbekistan
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