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Press releases from the Rail Supply Group

Transforming The Rail Industry – Have your say

August 29, 2017

Open invitation to UK rail supply chain: Views sought on the rail sector deal  Exploring Customer Experience, Innovation and Sustainable UK Rail, the newly formed RSG/RDG partnership calls upon rail industry for views on game-changing rail sector deal Opportunity for government to prioritise the rail sector and unlock industry potential The deal can champion the […]

Working together – new partnership between Rail Supply Group and Rail Delivery Group

July 24, 2017

The Rail Supply Group (RSG) and the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) have announced a new partnership to coordinate shared objectives better and to strengthen further the industry’s voice. New partnership will give supply chain a stronger voice Move will ensure both groups are better joined-up RSG chair Gordon Wakeford will join RDG board RDG chief […]

Rail Industry Collaborate to Promote UK Overseas

July 19, 2017

Rail Industry Collaborate to Promote UK Rail Overseas Rail Exports Leadership Group holds inaugural meeting attended by Paul Maynard MP Group provides a co-ordinated approach to increase exports and inward investment Goal is to develop UK capability and double exports by 2025 The Rail Supply Group (RSG), the leadership body for the rail supply sector […]

RSG Decorate Rail exhibitions with the views of industry

June 19, 2017

  RSG stand at Railtex and Rail Live Delegates asked to write ideas on post-it notes about what would help their business grow Post-its were then put on interactive boards Need for SME support was common theme raised  Other popular themes were: Raising awareness of the UK supply chain; continuity between control periods, the need […]

Visit the RSG at Railtex

May 5, 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 facilitate trade, provide networking opportunities and educational sessions. Our stand is A15 – we hope […]

RSG RESPONSE TO THE GOVERNMENT INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY GREEN PAPER “BUILDING OUR INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY”

May 4, 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

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

April 28, 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 welcomed the chance to help design a policy that will create jobs and support investment […]

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

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 across the extended supply chain, but focussed on the SME community. It aims to support […]

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

February 15, 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: Innovation Growing Exports and Inward Investment People & Skills Creating Market Conditions for Growth […]

Government launches “Building our Industrial Strategy”.

January 25, 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 and create jobs. The document can be found at : https://beisgovuk.citizenspace.com/strategy/industrial-strategy/supporting_documents/buildingourindustrialstrategygreenpaper.pdf   Rail Supply Group […]

Early Contractor Involvement Report

December 7, 2016

Foreword By David Waboso CBE, Managing, Director, Digital Railway & Gordon Wakeford, Chair, Rail Supply Group Early Contractor Involvement Report Dec 16

£4m innovation competition to improve rail services

May 24, 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 the railway while also enhancing the customer experience of travelling by train. RSSB’s Innovations […]

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