ASEAN Rail Summit 2017

ASEAN Rail Summit 2017

6 – 7 September

Kuala Lumpur


Rail infrastructure cooperation has been extensively conducted within Southeast Asian countries under the release of ASEAN’s Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025 (MPAC2025) and the China’s initiative of One Belt One Road. It is estimated that the total planned and under-constructed rail projects are over 40,000 kilometers. The Trans-Asian Railway Network construction further deepen the bilateral cooperation between ASEAN and its neighbors. The ASEAN countries are now seeking international cooperation in the fields of rail financing and technology to boost the transportation infrastructure development.

Against this background, the ASEAN Rail Summit 2017 will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, themed on “One Belt One Road” for All-dimensional Connectivity, Rail Technology Innovation to a Win-Win Cooperation” . This Two-Day strategic conference, designed to address the key challenges and opportunities in the cross-border rail cooperation within Southeast Asia, targeted to create an exchange platform for global rail leaders to get a better understanding of ASEAN rail development, to seek further chances of working together for a safe, smart and efficient rail network in ASEAN.

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