The First Workshop of the Development of Railways and around the area    

On August 2, 2019, Vice President Uemura attended the first workshop of the Development of Railways and around the area at JTTRI (Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institue). The members of the workshop include President Yamauchi as Director of JTTRI, some academic experts, various government agencies such as MLIT(Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Tourism), JICA(Japan International Cooperation Agency), JOIN(Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation for the Transport & Urban Development) and UR(Urban Renaissance Agency), and private companies related to railway industry.

In the beginning, Chairman Syukuri explained the whole idea of the workshop, and the results of the preliminary investigation regarding the case studies of major cities in some countries in ASEAN were reported afterwards.

For another topic, a member of JR(East Japan Railway company) introduced the project of development of Shinagawa area including a new station added, and subsequently Vice president Uemura reported urban railway PPP projects of OPPS.

The workshop is planning to have two more meetings in Tokyo (three in total), and also seminars about the development of railways and around the area in major cities in ASEAN within the fiscal year of 2019. Its goal would be to suggest actual solution to the traffic issues in cities by  case studies for PPP and TOD(Transit Oriented Development).






 研究会では年度内に計3回の会合を行うとともに、ASEAN主要都市において鉄道整備と沿線開発をテーマとしたセミナーを開催する予定です。各都市の交通問題に対して、PPPの事例研究やTOD (Transit Oriented Development)の活用等も踏まえた具体的な解決策の提案を行っていくことをめざし活動を進めます。



The First OPPS Forum    

The First OPPS Forum

On July 26, the first OPPS Forum was held at Trustcity Conference Marunouchi (a rental meeting place) in Tokyo,  to communicate and share the PPP projects information with regular members of 11 companies, 1 semi member company, and Mr. Miyasaka, a chief of Div. of Overseas project of MLIT(Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Tourism) as an observer.

 Secretariat of OPPS provided the following project information:

1,   3 PPP projects  in 2 countries from original source of OPPS

2,   13 PPP projects  in 5 ASEAN countries from past Yen Loan related

3,   5 highway PPP projects  in Philippine

 Also, one of the regular member companies, Index Consulting introduced 8 railway/highway PPP projects in Africa area, and we had active discussion about the projects after that.

Ongoing basis, we will try hard to listen to each members’ ideas and plans for such PPP projects, and collect the valuable information about PPP project to be from all over the world as well.

 The second OPPS Forum is planning to be held in Sep. 18.

1st OPPS Forum



Workshop of the Development of Railway and its around the area by JTTRI    

“Workshop of the Development of Railway and its Around the Area” by JTTRI

 On May 13th, 2019, the first study meeting for  “Workshop of the the Development of Railways and its Around the Area” organized by JTTRI, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute was held in Tokyo. There were some reviews of the related researchs, and also “The Report of the Hudson yard project” in NY. “the Hudson Yard” is one of the successful examples of TOD(Transit Oriented Development).

 Mr. Yamauchi, the president of both OPPS and JTTRI, and Mr. Uemura, the vice -president of OPPS attended the workshop as regular members. OPPS is going to cooperate with JTTRI closely from now on.

Next workshop is planning to be held in this August.

JTTRI, Japan Transport and Tourism Research Institute:




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