A new report, commissioned by the Railway Industry Association (RIA), highlights the economic value of the UK railway industry and how rail could be sector leader for the UK’s economic recovery.
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According to a new study, UK government investment into rail research at the Universities of Leeds and Huddersfield would deliver significant benefits to the North of England's economy.
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with Innovate UK, has awarded 25 pioneering projects a share of £9.4 million to fund innovative projects that will make railways cleaner, greener and more passenger-friendly.
Neil Walker, Exports Director at the Railway Industry Association, looks ahead to InnoTrans 2020 and what UK companies can expect at the world’s biggest rail trade fair.
Unipart Rail is utilising digital technology to support the rail industry with supply chain solutions that improve performance, reduce risk and optimise cost. Here Digital Director, David McGorman, delves deeper into these solutions and explains that the best results come from collaborative working to achieve maximum benefits.
The UK currently has a national rail infrastructure pipeline worth £88 billion, which is the greatest investment in the sector in over a century. As a result of these unprecedented levels of investment, significant opportunities exist for investors to support and add value to the rail supply-chain.