Topic: Railway Industry Association

Vote for rail says UK industry association

The Railway Industry Association, which champions a dynamic rail supply sector in the UK, has entered the political fray. The RIA has called upon the next Government to boost rail capacity to meet future demand....Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Aventra electric multiple unit at Alstom factory in Derby

Eleventh hour reprieve for Alstom at Derby?

Litchurch Lane. It’s an address that is synonymous with UK train manufacturing. However, the famous railway works in the city of Derby are facing ultimate closure. The order book has run dry, and the current...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Aventra electric multiple unit at Alstom factory in Derby

UK train factories at risk of closure

With manufacturing jobs threatened and train factories at risk of closure, there have been calls for the UK government to make immediate decisions on the building and upgrading of rolling stock. Leading the chorus has...Read more
|5 comments|author: Simon Walton
Passengers disembarking from a busy train

UK rail passenger numbers on a record post-Covid high

Passenger numbers on Britain’s railways have approached and exceeded levels seen before the pandemic. Despite significantly changed passenger behaviour, with much less peak hours commuting, the railways are proving as busy as ever. Reported UK...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton