25th February 2015
Transporting goods from Asia to the EU – What role for intermodality?
On 24 February, the Community of European Railway
and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and the Latvian Presidency of the
EU jointly organised a political debate on the role of intermodality
in the transport of goods from Asia to the EU.
23th February 2015
DVB closes first aircraft asset backed securitisation
18th February 2015
MAMO TCV joins the RWG
Malta law firm MAMO TCV has now joined the RWG.
The firm was set up on 1st of October 2000 following the merger of
the two law-firms John Mamo & Associates and Tonna Camilleri Vassallo
11th February 2015
Open letter on the Commission proposal for a Regulation establishing
a European Fund for Strategic Investments.
The undersigned stakeholder associations highlight
the important need for investment in transport infrastructure. In
the TEN-T Guidelines, the European Parliament and Member States have
agreed on a policy that is to guide decisions as to which transport
projects should receive funding as a matter of priority.
22nd December 2014
Future Rail and Metro Summit to take place in Cairo
The Future Rail and Metro Summit will be taking
place in Cairo on 13th and 14th April.
17th December 2014
Management Committee expands
We are delighted to announce that Giulia Mauri,
a partner of the firm of Verhaegen Walravens has been co-opted onto
the RWG Management Committee with responsibility for liaison with
the EU institutions.
13th December 2014
ERFA joins the RWG
ERFA the European Rail Freight Association has now
joined the RWG.
11th December 2014
EU agrees to ratify the Protocol.
Over the past few weeks the Protocol has been adopted
by the European Parliament, referred back to the Council of Ministers
which has then formally adopted the Protocol.
1st December 2014
Can Rail help deliver a brighter future for Europe?
The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure
Companies (CER) and the Italian Presidency of the EU are jointly organising
a political debate on the role of rail in underpinning Europe’s
future mobility and growth on 4 December.
1st December 2014
Grindrod Rail joins The Rail Working Group
Grindrod Rail is part of Grindrod Freight Services,
a division within Grindrod Group Limited, a holding company listed
on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
27th November 2014
EU Parliament votes for the Luxembourg Protocol
The European Parliament’s Plenary on Tuesday adopted
the Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the approval,
on behalf of the European Union, of the ‘Protocol to the Convention
on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific
to Railway Rolling Stock’.
21st November 2014
Cape Town transport conference addresses
the enormous infrastructure deficit in Africa
The Connecting Africa: Transport Infrastructure
conference took place in Cape Town South Africa between 20th-22nd