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UK railway delegation visits Oman to develop trade and investment

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The UK Railway Industry Association will lead a delegation of more than 12 British companies interested in business opportunities in Oman

The UK Railway Industry Association supported by UK Trade & Investment, Muscat will lead a delegation of more than 12 British companies interested in business opportunities in the Sultanate of Oman on Wednesday, 6th November 2013. The delegation will learn more about the Oman Railway project at the Ministry of Transport & Communications. They will also have the opportunity at the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) to meet local companies to discuss business and investment opportunities and to seek new business partners.

UK companies involved range from technology providers, construction companies, consultants to specialist service providers working in infrastructure, stations, rail systems and rolling stock.

The UK is well placed to share its skills and knowledge with the rest of the world, drawing on many years of experience in developing sustainable integrated railway infrastructure. The UK railway sector has strategic partners, who are key players both in the UK and international railway market and have comprehensive expertise in offering tailored solutions to clients across the industry.

Additional Information:

  • The Railway Industry Association is the representative body for UK-based suppliers of equipment and services to the world-wide industry. It has around 170 member companies, active across the whole range of railway supply. That range is exceptionally diverse and includes many skills and resources which were previously part of the British national railway undertaking but which now operate commercially in the private sector.

  • UK Trade & Investment [UKTI] works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice. UKTI has a customer commitment to helping its UK and international customers by providing a range of services, to a high standard and improve customer service by listening to customer feedback. We also have a co-ordination role across government to establish a more systematic approach to relationships with companies which are the most economically significant investors and exporters.