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RIA announces technical programme for 2021

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has announced the dates of its various technical conferences for 2021, including the Unlocking Innovation programme.The overarching theme for Unlocking Innovation will be Railway of the Future - to look at how innovation can...

Young Rail Professionals Awards go virtual

With live events cancelled due to the covid pandemic, YRP moved its annual awards online.Every year, YRP hosts a dazzling black-tie dinner and awards ceremony to showcase and celebrate the achievements of young professionals working throughout the industry, as...

Railtex/Infrarail postponed until September 2021

The UK’s major railway industry exhibitions, Railtex 2021 and Infrarail 2021, have been postponed to 7-9 September 2021.The co-located events were scheduled to take place from 11 – 13 May 2021 at the NEC Birmingham.The announcement by organiser Mack...

Virtual trade mission to Canada

With the lockdown continuing, and international travel difficult, the Railway Industry Association and the UK’s Department for International Trade are partnering to launch their first ever joint virtual UK rail trade mission, to Canada.The mission will see delegates take...

RIA Annual Conference final day

Day three of this year’s Rail Industry Association (RIA) Annual Conference began with "Rebooting UK Rail Exports", a panel session on how UK rail can export more abroad.The panel was made up of Shanker Singham of Competere; Louis Taylor...

RIA Annual Conference – successful second day

The second day of the Railway Industry Association (RIA) Annual Conference started withExports Minister Graham Stuart MP (pictured above), who delivered a keynote address on the potential for UK rail exports. "We want the UK's rail businesses to fully...

RIA Annual Conference gets off to a good start

The first day of the Railway Industry Association annual conference, being held online for the first time, was judged a success by its participants at the end of its first day (4 November 2020).Welcoming attendees, RIA Chief Executive Darren...

HS2’s ‘Meet the Contractor’ event goes online

The third annual HS2 ‘Meet the Contractor’ event is due to take place between 23rd and 26th November. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be held entirely online.Potential suppliers will have the opportunity to learn about...

Mick Cash of RMT speaks about his mental health

Mick Cash, general secretary of the RMT union, will be speaking at Rail Wellbeing Live on 5 November about his sudden and debilitating ‘meltdown’ that forced him to take time off work.Mick has given his support to Rail Wellbeing...

Two MPI Safety Award winners recognised

As safety is paramount in the Rail Industry, recruitment specialist MPI choose to reward good safety practices with its own Safety Awards.The most recent winner is Kevin Roberts, who was nominated for an MPI Safety Award for his actions...

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