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Railways are often controlled by governmental or independent safety and economic regulators, responsible for ensuring that railway operators and infrastructure managers comply with certain laws and standards. Regulatory aspects include funding requirements, access to railway networks and controlling the licenses of the operators of railway assets. Regulators also enforce consumer/passenger protection law in relation to the railway.

What are the emerging and evolving topics around railway regulation, legislation and standards?

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Considerations for lessor borrowers in the rail sector

4 November 2021 | By

In comparison to other asset classes, operating lessors in the rail sector have had a relatively ‘good’ pandemic, and deal activity remains strong. Here, Louise Mor, Partner in WFW’s Assets & Structured Finance Group, sets out some of the key areas for operating lessors to consider when planning their financing…

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Global Railway Review Issue 5 2021

20 October 2021 | By

Packed full of exclusive content, including: a Roundtable discussion on Decarbonising Rail; an In-Depth Focus to explore FRMCS; the impact of COVID-19 on Indonesia’s rail industry; establishing cyber-security for next generation rail mobility; and much more!