Press releases and news from the Rail Supply Group

May 2017

Visit the RSG at Railtex

May 5th, 2017|

Come and visit the Rail Supply Group at Railtex from Tuesday 9th May until Thursday 11th May and tell us what will help your business grow. The Railtex conference is the largest rail exhibition in the UK and aims to […]


May 4th, 2017|

The RSG and the Rail Industry Association have published their joint response to the Government Industrial Strategy Green Paper. View the full response here

April 2017

Rail can get Britain on track– Rail suppliers’ response to the Government’s industrial strategy consultation published

April 28th, 2017|

The Rail Supply Group (RSG), the leadership body for the rail supply sector, and the Railway Industry Association have today published their joint submission to the Government’s consultation on building a new industrial strategy. The bodies representing railway suppliers have […]

RSG hails SME as vital to supply chain future after inaugural small and medium sized business conference

April 28th, 2017|

Chaired by Simon Higgens, CEO of ISS Labour Ltd, the RSG’s inaugural SME conference has been hailed a success by the attendees and organisers. Hosted at Derby College’s Roundhouse the conference was the first of a coordinated series of engagements […]

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 […]