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The Rail Alliance is all about bringing customers, suppliers and supply chain opportunities together and supporting members with mentoring, marketing intelligence and networking opportunities.

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The Railway Industry Association is the representative body for UK-based suppliers of equipment and services to the world-wide industry. It has around 200 member companies, active across the whole range of railway supply.


Everything the EEF does, from business support to championing manufacturing and engineering in the UK and the EU, is designed to help UK industry thrive, innovate and compete locally and globally.


GTMA is a UK-based trade association representing leading companies in precision engineering, rapid product development, toolmaking, tooling technologies, metrology and other critical manufacturing related products and services.


High Speed Two (HS2) Limited is the company responsible for developing and promoting the UK’s new high speed rail network. It is funded by grant-in-aid from the government.

Network Rail

Network Rail’s vision is a better railway for a better Britain. This means delivering a railway that is safer, more reliable and more efficient than ever before, and that will help to build a thriving, sustainable economy. Britain’s railway does more than transport passengers and goods. It brings people and businesses closer together, which creates new jobs, opens up new markets and stimulates economic growth.


The Office of Rail and Road is the independent safety and economic regulator for Britain’s railways and monitor of Highways England. It is here to ensure the network operates safely, reliably and provides value for taxpayers and customers.


The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) is the department for economic growth. The department invests in skills and education to promote trade, boost innovation and help people to start and grow a business.