For Global Railway Review, David Clarke, Technical Director at the Railway Industry Association (RIA), explores the importance of collaboration and how it will be a driving force in the industry’s COVID-19 recovery.
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By committing to delivering hydrogen train fleet orders, the UK government can support the ‘build back better’ agenda, as well as skilled jobs, investment and growth.
Phil Bennett, Commercial Director at Network Rail, shares details about how the organisation is changing the way that it works with suppliers in the signalling market in order to support the transition of the UK’s railway to digital signalling, including the European Train Control System and Future Control Command and…
The UK government has announced the formation of a new public body, Great British Railways, which will bring the UK's railways under single, accountable national leadership.
Results of the survey found that, of the SMEs already working on HS2, 80.5 per cent anticipated a drop in revenue should the West Midlands to Leeds route not go ahead.
In order to meet the government’s legally binding net zero commitments, 15 UK rail industry stakeholders have called for an immediate programme of electrification.
Ahead of the devolved national and regional elections in the UK, the Railway Industry Association has published five manifestos that highlight the ‘key asks’ of the industry.
RIA's campaign will call on the UK government to increase its efforts to decarbonise the UK rail network, including through electrification and hydrogen power, ahead of COP26 in November 2021.
With the investment coming from the UK government's Restoring Your Railway Fund, the line between Exeter and Okehampton will be re-opened to passengers all year round, instead of just during the summer.
As part of its efforts to build back better from the pandemic and improve connectivity, the UK government has set out a range of improvements for the UK's transportation network.
Dr Sam Bemment, Technical and Innovation Manager at the Railway Industry Association (RIA), explores how Great Britain’s railway copes with the challenges that harsh winter weather can bring and what innovations can be developed to minimise disruption to the rail network in the future.
The UK rail industry has expressed its displeasure with the UK Chancellor’s Budget 2021, which lacked any visibility on upcoming rail schemes.
Published by Britain's High Speed Rail Group (HSRG), the report examines the benefits, opportunities and extent of international high-speed rail, with contributions drawn from across the infrastructure industry.
RIA has outlined three recommendations for the UK government to prioritise rail in the UK's recovery plans in order to support both the industry and the government's efforts to build back better.
The Railway Industry Association, Rail Alliance and Rail Forum Midlands have set out five key 'asks' to the UK government to ensure that the rail supply chain can support the industry and ensure that Rail Project SPEED is a success.