20th October 2014
World rail supply market predicted to continue
growing despite economic slowdown
Despite low economic growth and public deficit problems
in several important countries, the world rail supply industry steadily
grew at approximately 1.5% per annum in the period from 2011 to 2013,
according to the 2014 UNIFE World Rail Market Study released today at
19th October 2014
ERA selects new Executive Director
The European Railway Agency (ERA) elected Mr Josef Doppelbauer
as its new executive director on September 30.
1st October 2014
VTG acquires the AAE Group
CH-Baar, September 29, 2014. With effect from early 2015
VTG will acquire the AAE Group. In addition to AAE’s European rail leasing
activities, Andreas Goer will also sell his investments in the Russian
and East European markets to VTG.
9th September 2014
The Connecting Africa Transport Infrastructure Conference
The Connecting Africa Transport
Infrastructure conference will take place in Cape Town, South Africa between
20th and 22nd October 2014.
7th August 2014
The Wider Black Sea Area Railway Investment Summit
The Summit will be taking place on 7th and 8th October
30th July 2014
The 4th Annual Modern Railway Conference
The 4th Annual Modern Railway conference will take place
in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia between 20-22 August 2014.
12th May 2014
China to build new East-Africa railway line
Agreements have been signed between China and East African
States to build a new East-African standard gauge railway line.
3rd April 2014
Railmind GmbH joins the RWG
Railmind GmbH provides a wide range of services dedicated
to the optimization of rail freight business and performance.
30th January 2014
Official Commentary on the Convention on International
Interests in Mobile Equipment and Luxembourg Protocol
The second edition of the Official Commentary on the Convention
on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Luxembourg Protocol
thereto on Matters specific to Railway Rolling Stock.
11th October 2013
International law firm Bird & Bird LLP has joined
Bird & Bird is a truly international firm with more
than 1000 lawyers and legal practitioners in 25 offices in Europe, the
Middle East and Asia.
11th September 2013
UNIDROIT publishes a new edition of Professor Sir Roy
Goode’s commentary on the Cape Town Convention
UNIDROIT has now published the third edition of the Official
Commentary on the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment
and Protocol thereto on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment, prepared
by Professor Sir Roy Goode Q.C.
9th September 2013
Fast forward for the GCC Railway
The Rail Focus day, which was part of the Oman Land Transport
Infrastructure Summit 2013, took place on 8th September 2013 in Muscat,
3rd September 2013
The Challenge of Public Service
The RWG today has published a paper by its chairman, Howard
Rosen, on the challenges presented in implementing the Luxembourg Protocol,
balancing creditor rights and the public service aspects of the railways.
29th August 2013
Railway vehicle development and design experts PROSE
join the RWG.
PROSE has been a competent partner for railway transport
since 1983. Our strengths include development and design of railway vehicles.
28th August 2013
RWG back in Dar.
RWG chairman Howard Rosen chaired the first day of the
4th East & Central Roads & Rail Infrastructure Summit 20 – 21
August 2013 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
28th August 2013
RWG at the IQPC Oman Land Transport Infrastructure Conference
Rail Working Group chairman Howard Rosen will be chairing
the first (Rail Focus) day of the conference which takes place between
8th and 10th September 2013 in Muscat, Oman. .
12th June 2013
The European Commission announces proposal for EU ratification
of the Luxembourg Protocol.
On 11th June the EU Commission proposed to the European
Union that it adopts the Luxembourg Protocol.
18th April 2013
VERHAEGEN WALRAVENS has joined the RWG.
VERHAEGEN WALRAVENS is an independent Belgian law firm.
14th March 2013
The Malta based firm Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal (FFFL)
has joined the RWG.
Malta does not have a railway industry, but has a strong
international reputation in the field of asset finance.
25th January 2013
RWG supports the Transport Infrastructure East Africa
The conference took place between 21st and 24th January
2013 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
17th January 2013
Sarin & Co. – Joins Rail Working Group to Facilitate
Induction of Railway Protocol in India
Sarin & Co., India’s front running law firm in the
field of aircraft financing / leasing has joined the Rail Working Group
to facilitate the accession of the Rail Protocol by India.