Press releases from the Rail Supply Group

Gordon Wakeford appointed Industry Chair of RSG

May 10, 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 Wakeford is Managing Director, Mobility Division, for Siemens PLC – an organisation that employs […]

HS2 Regional Supply Chain Roadshow – May to September 2016

April 18, 2016

Supply chain opportunities from HS2 – please click on the link below: HS2 Supply Chain Regional Roadshow 2016

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

March 3, 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.  

Government and industry unite to drive UK rail growth

February 2, 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 Javid, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin and Managing Director of Alstom UK & Ireland Terence […]

NTAR opened by Rail Minister

October 20, 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 of students. The academy was established in response to a forecast skills shortage of […]

RSG SME Rail Mentoring Clinic at RAIL2015

September 15, 2015

RAIL2015 is taking place on the 16th & 17th September 2015 at the The Quinton Rail Technology Centre between Stratford-Upon-Avon and Evesham. The Rail Supply Group is offering opportunities for accelerated engagement into the Industry via the Rail Mentor Scheme, a programme that provides the opportunity to SMEs to develop structured supply opportunities to match the […]

NWRILG endorses RSG

July 20, 2015

“The North West Rail Industry Leaders Group has reviewed and fully supports the RSG vision and associated workstreams. “We welcome further engagement, and will actively work as a NW group of companies and institutions to deliver the RSG objectives. In particular we look forward to the publication of the RSG Industrial Strategy, and how […]

Tim Shoveller to speak at Tomorrow’s Rail – 8 July 2015

June 2, 2015

Rail Supply Group Council member Tim Shoveller will be speaking at the Tomorrow’s Rail event on Wednesday 8th July. Tomorrow’s Rail is the independent, fresh new forum shaped to move debate on the future of rail into decisions on a clear, long-term strategy. Join operators, suppliers, infrastructure owners, consultants, passenger groups and government and play […]

RSG launches SME Mentoring with Rail Alliance

May 28, 2015

This Mentoring programme is designed to support a principal Rail Supply Group (RSG) objective: ‘Supporting a Transformation of the Rail Supply Chain’. It is also aligned with the RSG’s support for Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) through the RSG’s ‘SME Work Stream’. SMEs already operating in the rail supply chain, or in other sectors keen to explore opportunities […]

Terence Watson’s keynote speech at Railtex’ 15

May 27, 2015

Terence Watson, Industry Chair of the Rail Supply Group, delivered a keynote buy viagra speechat Railtex 2015 on Wednesday 13th May. You can see some photos of the event in our news archive. The speech and slides can be downloaded in PDF format, by clicking on the button below:   [button link=”” color=”default” size=”large” ]Download the keynote […]

RSG launches ‘Open-Doors’ to support SMEs

May 19, 2015

Railtex saw The Rail Supply Group (RSG) launch a new initiative at designed to speed up the adoption of products and services from Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). The ‘Open-Doors’ scheme is designed to help fast-track products and services from SMEs into Train Operating Companies, OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers and larger businesses across the […]

RSG day at Railtex 2015

May 15, 2015

Wednesday 13th May was Rail Supply Group day at Railtex. As well as a keynote speech from RSG co-chair Terence Watson, the SME work stream buy cialis briefed Railtex exhibitors and visitors on new ‘Mentoring’ and ‘Open-Door’ schemes. A selection of pictures from the Rail Supply Group day at Railtex can be found here:

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