Event: Asia-Pacific Railway Innovations Forum 2019

Infrastructure Sustainability: A Shift of Priorities Towards Lifecycle Cost and Maintenance

21 May 2019
Author / Speaker: 
James Leather, Asian Development Bank
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In this presentation, Mr. Leather cites inadequate financing support to develop high-quality, high-capacity transport infrastructure and services as a key contributing factor to the current infrastructure gap in Asia and the Pacific. He also emphasized the importance of rehabilitation, improved management, and maintenance in improving the region's railroad system standards and operations, as well as the changing areas for ADB assistance in the railway sector.​

Geographical Focus: 
Regional - Asia
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


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