World Conference on Transport Research Society

SIG A4 -High-Speed Rail: Policy, Investment, and Impact

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Group Objective

This Special Interest Group’s (SIG) objective is to promote interaction between academics, governments, industry researchers and executives, and policymakers on important policy, investment and impact issues affecting high-speed rail transport.


Membership of the Group is open to all with a research interest in the subject area. Membership of the WCTRS is encouraged but not required. To join the Group, or for more information, please contact the SIG email address.

SIG A4 Chair – KE Seetha Ram (Asian Development Bank Institute)

SIG A4 Co-Chair – Yoshitsugu Hayashi (Chubu University)


Further Information

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What are SIGs?

WCTRS encourages a continuous exchange between experts all over the world and in order to facilitate this exchange of ideas between researchers interested in the same topic area, Special Interest Groups (SIGs) have been created.