US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)
International Opportunities for US Companies

RVB+A conducted a detailed assessment of the commuter rail services in Santiago, Chile, including equipment conditions, infrastructure, market demand and financial issues. RVB+A's conclusions and recommendations were integrated into an international tender.

In Thailand, RVB+A conducted a detailed evaluation of two railway projects involving freight and passenger services. The effort included the review of technical and economic conditions and requirements, including conceptual development of rolling stock equipment and related systems.

In a separate mission in Thailand, RVB+A conducted a feasibility study for the privatization of rail rolling stock maintenance services. The study included market demand and technical, financial, commercial, legal, institutional and environmental issues.

Since 1985, RVB+A has undertaken 15 transportation related missions and feasibility studies under contract to USTDA, in such wide ranging countries as Mexico, Chile, the Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, the Czech Republic, Indonesia, and Malaysia.