Topic: RIA

Mother and pre-school son on train

Britain’s changing pattern of rail travel

When Great British Railways eventually succeeds Network Rail as the infrastructure and management agency for the UK network, it will inherit a much-changed railway. In terms of passenger usage, and the reasons customers give for...Read more
|6 comments|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
Scottish passenger train at platform with iconic Forth Bridge in background

Rail industry welcomes investment plans for Scotland

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has welcomed the Scottish government commitments to sustaining rail funding in their recent budget statement, made to parliament in Edinburgh earlier this month. The representative body also applauded the statement...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton