About the Rail Supply Group

RSG is supported

by the Department for Transport, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and the whole railway industry, including major clients, infrastructure managers, train operators and suppliers.

RSG is delivering

opportunities for the UK supply chain to win new business, both at home and abroad, as well as supporting UK SMEs.

RSG invites

participation and contributions from all in the industry, to strengthen the capability and competitiveness of the UK rail supply chain.

RSG complements

the work of existing industry organisations, through our partnership with the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) and work with trade associations.

Rail Sector Deal Update: We need your views

1st December 2021

PRESS RELEASE: 1st December 2021   This week marks the 3rd anniversary of the Rail Sector Deal which set out a new approach to industry and government working in partnership to transform the sector. The Rail Supply Group is working with Government to update the Deal so that its priorities better reflect current Government policy […]

Exporting overseas made easier with TfL, Network Rail and HS2 reference scheme

31st August 2021

PRESS RELEASE: 1st September 2021 The Rail Supply Group (RSG), working in partnership with Government, is delighted to announce that Transport for London (TfL) is the latest significant project sponsor to provide a simplified project reference scheme for suppliers seeking to export their services or products overseas. TfL’s scheme adds to existing project reference schemes […]

Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail

20th May 2021

20th May 2021 The Rail Supply Group (RSG) welcomes the Williams-Shapps Review (PDF) and the long-term Government commitment to prioritise the needs of passengers and freight under the new single body, Great British Railways. The review presents a once in a generation opportunity to transform the sector and the rail supply chain is ready to […]

Build Back Better

12th May 2021

12 May 2021 by Darren James The Government wants the UK to “Build Back Better” after the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why the industry has launched a Work Pipeline Visibility Charter, which is asking the UK rail industry to play its part in meeting its Rail Sector Deal commitments by making the development, design, procurement and delivery of rail projects more effective than they have been in the […]