Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific, No. 53

Journal1 Aug 1980

The Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific is a journal published once a year. The Bulletin is intended to provide a medium for the sharing of knowledge, experience, ideas, policy options and information on the development of transport infrastructure and services in the Asian and Pacific region, to stimulate policy-oriented research and to increase awareness of transport policy issues and responses.

This issue of Bulletin comprises of five chapters:

CHAPTER I. ARTICLES
- Small-scale transport in Bandung, Indonesia
- Sikha Valley (Nepal) pipeline and ropeway project: impact of technical co-operation in the Himalayan hill area
- Village road construction in Afghanistan: appropriate technology and management -Part I
- Development of indigenous equipment for rural transport
- Research project on the socio-economic impact of roads in Sarawak, East Malaysia
- Rural roads in relation to integrated rural development with special emphasis on using locally available materials
- Modernization of motor transport equipment in the USSR
- The user pays principle in the New Zealand road transport sector
- Transport in the Mongolian People's Republic
- Problems of centralized control of traffic on railways, especially carried in the developing countries
- Organization of shipments to Europe, North Africa and Asia carried out by vessels of combined river-sea capability of the Ministry of the River Fleet of the RSFSR
- Guidelines for the preparation of a plan for the development of tourism within the ASEAN region

CHAPTER II. NEWS ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
- World Conference on Transport Research
- Railways in Iran
- Hong Kong's air services
- Rapid transit systems in the ESCAP region
- Aero-cone trials lead to big fuel savings
- Highway development in Mindanao, Philippines
- Rugged highway crosses "roof of world"

CHAPTER III. REGISTER OF TRANSPORT RESEARCH IN THE ESCAP REGION
- Brunei
- Cook Islands
- India
- Korea (Republic of)
- Maldives
- Thailand

CHAPTER IV. TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES IN TRANSPORT
- Transport Training Centre, University of the Philippines
- Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
- Role of the United Nations in training for transport development

CHAPTER V. DOCUMENTATION
- Abstracts
- Recent transport publications