Rail digital transformation in Asia and Pacific region

This course aims to explain how to use emerging digital technologies to enhance the competitiveness of railway transport. It highlights areas where rail digitalization can be pursued to reduce operational costs and border crossing delays and underscore the need for regional cooperation in meeting these challenges.

Abstract

The purpose of the e-Learning course is to inform the policy makers and experts working on digitalization of rail on how the digital technologies can be used to enhance competitiveness of rail transprot.  The course highlights areas where rail digitalization can be pursed  to reduce operational costs, border crossing delays.  And accordingly the objectives of this eLearning course are to: (a) enhance the understanding of the challenges and opportunties of use of digital technologies in enhancing rail competitveness  to support increase in rail freight and foster more sustainable transport network in region; and (b) underscore the need for regional cooperation in meeting these challenges 



Keywords: Rail Digital Transformation; Transport Connectivity; 1. No Poverty;3. Good Health and Well-Being; 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth; 9. Infrastructure Industry; 13. Climate Action; 15. Life on Land; 17. Partnership for Goals