24/10/2018 All Day

New Delhi


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 October 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.

Some of the key projects include:

Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (KL-SG HSR) – A strategic project between the Governments of Malaysia & Singapore that aims to facilitate seamless travel, enhance business linkages, and maximise the socio-economic benefits in the intermediate cities along the HSR corridor.

Bangalore High Speed Rail Link, India

Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Link, India

Ankara-Istanbul High Speed Train Project, Turkey

Melbourne Metro Tunnel, Australia – Currently in the ‘planning and design phase’, it is expected to open in 2026 with two 9km tunnels, five new underground stations and two city stations connected to Flinders Street and Melbourne Central Central railway stations – at a estimated cost of $11bn

North-South Railway, Saudi Arabia – Expected to start services next year, the 2400km route under construction by Saudi Railway Company is split between freight and passenger lines. Approximately 4 million tonnes of freight and 2 million passengers a year are expected to use the route

HS2, UK Running between London and Birmingham – the project is scheduled to begin next year

China’s most advanced high-speed train network based on state-of-the art technologies

Presentations will include:

  • High Speed Rail updates globally
  • Integrated sustainable transport systems
  • Innovative technology for future rail
  • Financing models and options / Economics of HSR
  • Fare collection
  • Intelligent transport systems
  • Communications & signaling
  • Cybersecurity
  • Development along the rail link route
  • Innovation in maintenance
  • Cross border transportation
  • Resourcing for HSR projects
For more details, contact Shandy Poh at [email protected]