The Rail Alliance sits at the heart of the rail supply chain and supports a growing community of rail businesses that span the depth and breadth of the rail supply chain.  

Benefits for Rail Alliance Community Members:

  • Business support and advice (new to sector and established rail businesses)
  • Networking & industry connections
  • Market intelligence – rolling stock & infrastructure
  • Cross sector knowledge, expertise and knowledge transfer
  • Access to funding/finance/competitions
  • Meet the “client/buyer” opportunity to meet the front line staff who actually uses the product not just procurement /
  • Profile raising (extensive market reach via Rail Alliance communications broadcasting channels, social media, networking meetings show & tell)
  • International networking/gateway – particularly through the strategic relationships built via the ERCI (Eurail Clusters Initiative)
  • Thought leadership, education and information (CPD)
  • Collaboration opportunities
  • Discounts on Rail Live and other exhibitions/conferences
  • Research/innovation process/test & trial
  • Access to academia and vice versa including the UKRRIN network
  • Facilitate and drive momentum for special interest groups driven by our members based on current topics/industry themes – for example composites, digitalisation, decarbonisation