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2018 AGM and topical seminar - 4 July 2018

We are pleased to be able to announce the agenda for the 2018 RIFA AGM and Summer Technical Seminar, which will take place on Wednesday 4 July in the Gascoine Room of the Union Jack Club, Sandell Street, London SE1 8UJ.


The nearest station is Waterloo (exit via Waterloo Road and cross the street) and Southwark and Blackfriars stations are also nearby. Click the headline to view the programme.

March 2018 Technical Seminar & Networking...London, 22 March, 2018


Please find attached details of our next seminar to held on Thursday 22nd March in London.


Fire Protection of Rolling Stock 2018

RIFA members will be attending the annual Fire Protection of Rolling Stock conference, which takes place in Berlin, Germany, on 28 February and 1 March 2018. International President Tony Cash will be chairing the conference and RIFA members are presenting at several of the sessions.

For more information and the full programme, visit the conference website at


Dear Members

The RIFA AGM and SEMINAR will take place on Friday 14 July, 2017 at the Union Jack Club, Sandell Street London SE18UJ

RIFA Committee Membership:  Vacancies will exist for Vice Chairman, Chairman, International President and Elected Officers, including Committee Members.


Anyone wishing to stand for election for any of the vacancies above should please submit a Nomination Form that is available on the RIFA web site to the General Secretary by Midday of 12th July 2017.


It incorporates a signed declaration by the nominee that he/she is willing to make the necessary commitments if elected.  A nomination must be supported by the number of members specified.


Members can only support the nomination of one candidate in each class of vacancy.




Nominations may also be made from the floor at the AGM, accompanied by the proper forms, provided the Candidate & Nominees are full members and have paid this year's subscriptions.


Members must have paid their subscriptions for their nominations and votes to be valid.


Bona-fide paid up Members of RIFA can enjoy 20% off advertised rates at the FPRS 2017 in Berlin, for manufacturers/operators and 10% for any other company. This discount doesn’t apply to sponsorship packages and can’t be used on any existing bookings.  Contact RIFA's International President for more information.

*"Terms and Conditions apply"