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 & Co.
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
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
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
17th November 2014
RAND MERCHANT BANK FUNDS PAN-AFRICAN PULLING
Rand Merchant Bank provides US$ 50-million of traction
to the African rail leasing industry.
17th November 2014
CER publishes study on the economic footprint
of railways in the EU.
The Community of European Railways (CER) has just
published a study on the ‘economic footprint’ of railway transport
in the European Union.
11th November 2014
JURI Committee of the European Parliament votes
in favour of the adoption of the Luxembourg Protocol
On 11th November 2014 the JURI Committee of the
European Parliament voted 18:2 to recommend to the European Parliament
that it adopts the Luxembourg Protocol on Railway Rolling Stock.
28th October 2014
“Railway Days - The Wider Black Sea Area Railway Investment Summit”
RWG chairman Howard Rosen spoke at the 9th edition of "Railway Days - The Wider Black Sea Area Railway Investment Summit" 7th - 8th October in Bucharest, Romania.
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
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.
22nd September 2014
“The Luxembourg Rail Protocol – How it will transform the
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
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
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.