Press releases and news from the Rail Supply Group

February 2017

The Rail Supply Group launches SME Conference, 6th April 2017

February 15th, 2017|

The RSG SME Conference is primarily aimed at rail supply chain companies and those who have aspirations to enter the market.
The Conference will:
1. Explain the role and remit of the RSG, including workstream updates from key industry figures on:


January 2017

Government launches “Building our Industrial Strategy”.

January 25th, 2017|

The Industrial Strategy Green Paper is the beginning of a three month dialogue (closing on 17 April) to help develop this strategy, and make sure the UK remains one of the best places in the world to innovate, do business […]

December 2016

Early Contractor Involvement Report

December 7th, 2016|

Foreword By David Waboso CBE, Managing, Director, Digital Railway & Gordon Wakeford, Chair, Rail Supply Group

Early Contractor Involvement Report Dec 16

May 2016

£4m innovation competition to improve rail services

May 24th, 2016|

£4m is being put up for grabs, as part of the latest innovation competition being launched by the RSSB.
TOC’16 challenges train operators and suppliers to work together to develop new and innovative ways to improve performance, reliability and safety on […]

Next Generation Rail: 29th June, 30th June, 1st July

May 19th, 2016|

Next Generation Rail will offer valuable learning and networking opportunities to early-career researchers (PhD, Masters students), professionals and apprentices working in rail. Please click on the link for further information – Next Generation Rail Leaflet

Gordon Wakeford appointed Industry Chair of RSG

May 10th, 2016|

The Rail Supply Group council and the Secretaries of State for Business Innovation and Skills; and the Department for Transport, are pleased to announce that Gordon Wakeford has been appointed as interim Industry Chair of the Rail Supply Group (RSG).
Gordon […]

April 2016

HS2 Regional Supply Chain Roadshow – May to September 2016

April 18th, 2016|

Supply chain opportunities from HS2 – please click on the link below:

HS2 Supply Chain Regional Roadshow 2016

March 2016

The Rail Supply Group Proud to Support Infrarail, 12-14 April 2016

March 3rd, 2016|

The RSG will be supporting Infrarail this year on the 12, 13 and 14 April at the Excel, London.  There will also be a series of RSG mentoring clinics available to attend – please see for details.


February 2016

Government and industry unite to drive UK rail growth

February 2nd, 2016|

The Rail Supply Group (RSG) has today (1 February 2016) launched its strategy to build growth in the UK rail industry and support exports.

During an event at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC) in Coventry hosted by Business Secretary Sajid […]

October 2015

NTAR opened by Rail Minister

October 20th, 2015|

National Training Academy for Rail (NTAR) officially opened by Transport Minister, Claire Perry MP

Today the National Training Academy for Rail (NTAR) was officially opened by Transport Minister Claire Perry. The state-of-the-art training facility is now ready for the first intake […]