All Railway Industry Association articles – Page 2

  • Electrification renewals (Photo: Network Rail).
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    Railway Industry Association sets out trade policy expectations

    2020-07-27T11:15:00Z

    UK: The Railway Industry Association has set out four key requests to the government as the UK looks to develop an independent trade policy following the end of the Brexit transition period. These are for: rail to continue to be included in the negotiation ...

  • Major projects include Toronto’s Ontario Line and the Yonge North, Scarborough and Eglinton West extensions
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    Rail export opportunities in Canada, Australia and New Zealand

    2020-07-14T09:20:00Z

    INTERNATIONAL: Business opportunities in Canada, Australia and New Zealand will be discussed in the next two in the series of webinars which the UK Department for International Trade and the Railway Industry Association are running to assist British railway suppliers looking to win export orders. The ...

  • The Railway Industry Association’s Unlocking Innovation webinars organised in partnership with Network Rail and the UK Rail Research and Innovation Network will return in the week commencing June 29 with a series of webinars looking at the Digital Railway
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    Digital Railway business opportunities to be highlighted

    2020-06-10T05:00:00Z

    UK: The Railway Industry Association’s Unlocking Innovation webinars organised in partnership with Network Rail and the UK Rail Research and Innovation Network will return in the week commencing June 29 with a series of webinars looking at the Digital Railway programme. The webinars are intended to ...

  • Workers social distancing at Primrose Hill tunnel
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    Rail supply chain needs clarity on future work to support coronavirus recovery planning

    2020-06-09T09:20:00Z

    UK: Companies in the railway supply chain are largely confident that they can survive the coronavirus crisis as long as they gain visibility on future work by early autumn, according to the findings of a survey commissioned by the Rail Supply Group. RSG said the survey ...

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    Free RIA webinar to showcase export opportunities in Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland

    2020-06-01T09:18:00Z

    EUROPE: The UK’s Department for International Trade and the Railway Industry Association have added a further event in June to their series of free webinars designed to assist British rail industry suppliers who are looking to win export business in Europe. The fourth event in the ...

  • Leeds station during the Covid-19 measures
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    Unlocking innovation event goes virtual

    2020-04-15T06:00:00Z

    UK: Because of Covid-19, the Railway Industry Association’s Digital Journeys for Passengers Rail Freight event within its Unlocking Innovation programme is to be held as a series of daily webinars from 14.00 to 15.00 during the week commencing April 20. The topics be discussed ...

  • Business, passenger, freight and community groups have published an open letter calling on Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps to end the stop-start nature of railway electrification projects
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    United call for a rolling programme of electrification

    2020-02-19T12:38:00Z

    UK: Business, passenger, freight and community groups have published an open letter calling on Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps to end the stop-start nature of railway electrification projects and instead kick-start an ‘ambitious’ rolling programme. The letter says electric railways: have ...

  • Palace of Westminster from the river
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    Five ‘crunch points’ for the UK rail network

    2020-02-13T10:00:00Z

    UK: Ahead of the government delivering the first budget of the new parliament on March 11, the Railway Industry Association has highlighted five ‘crunch points’ for the rail network in 2020-24. These are: ‘boom and bust’ renewals; a lack of shovel-ready enhancements and, ...

  • Palace of Westminster clock tower.
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    Rail industry responds to general election result

    2019-12-13T16:12:00Z

    UK: Responding to the Conservative victory in the general election held on December 12, Railway Industry Association Chief Executive Darren Caplan called on ‘all parliamentarians to work with the supply sector to deliver a long-term 30-year strategy for rail, which extends well beyond five-year electoral cycles’. ...

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    Freight sector needs more ‘good devolution’, RIA conference hears

    2019-11-08T13:44:00Z

    UK: ‘We need to find a way to maximise the “good devolution” and minimise the bad going forward’, Rail Freight Group Executive Director Maggie Simpson told the Railway Industry Association’s annual conference in London on November 7. The RIA conference included a panel discussion on devolution of ...

  • Palace of Westminster clock tower.
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    Railway Industry Association responds to general election vote

    2019-10-30T15:34:00Z

    UK: ‘We hope there will not be significant hiatus in rail work or the development of supportive policy for any longer than necessary’, said Railway Industry Association CEO Darren Caplan after the House of Commons voted on October 29 for a general election to be held on ...

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    Show Us the Rail Enhancements, says Railway Industry Association

    2019-09-06T08:22:00Z

    Show Us the Rail Enhancements, says Railway Industry Association UK: The Railway Industry Association has launched a ‘Show Us the Rail Enhancements’ campaign, calling on the government to publish its list of planned large projects such as electrification and the provision of additional tracks. RIA ...

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    Railway Industry Association

    RIA is the trade association for UK-based companies in the railway supply industry. Its 190 members include manufacturers, contractors, maintainers, consultants, leasing companies and specialist service providers. Address 22 Headfort Place London SW1X 7RY UK Phone +44 20 7201 0777 Fax +44 20 7235 5777 ...