The latest news and statements from NRIL

News and updates from Northern Rail Industry Leaders can be found below.

NRIL's media activity is run through RIA's Press Office, details of which can be found here.

RIA North responds to Transport Select Committee report, recommending the Government revisit the IRP

Posted on 27/07/2022
RIA North responds to Transport Select Committee report, recommending the Government revisit the IRP

RIA North announces new Vice Chair and additions to Leadership Group

Posted on 07/07/2022
The Railway Industry Association (RIA) North, which represents over 150 rail businesses based across the North of England, has announced David Maddison as its new Vice-Chair and several appointments to its Leadership Group.

Delivering Value Paper

Posted on 03/05/2022

Rail industry responds to NIC Infrastructure Progress Review 2022

Posted on 16/03/2022
RIA has responded to the NIC's Infrastructure Progress Review

RIA North welcomes £84 million rail investment in Manchester and the North West

Posted on 11/03/2022
RIA North has welcomed the announcement that £84 million will be invested in rail in Manchester and the North West.

Government needs to urgently provide detail on rail upgrades and accelerate IRP delivery

Posted on 29/01/2022
RIA has submitted its response to the Transport Committee's inquiry on the Integrated Rail Plan

RIA North welcomes Lord McLoughlin CH as Chair of Transport for the North

Posted on 25/01/2022
Lord McLoughlin has been appointed Chair of Transport for the North

Rail industry welcomes HS2 Bill for the Crewe–Manchester extension

Posted on 24/01/2022
RIA has welcomed the HS2 Bill, extending the high speed line from Crewe to Manchester, being laid before Parliament.

Richard Carr appointed RIA North Business Engagement Manager

Posted on 17/01/2022
Richard Carr has been appointed Business Engagement Manager for RIA North

The future of rail in the North

Posted on 13/01/2022
RIA North Executive Member Ken Kyle blogs on the impact of the Integrated Rail Plan for the North of England

RIA responds to northern Transport Decarbonisation Strategy

Posted on 08/12/2021
RIA North has welcomed the ambition in Transport for the North's (TfN) Transport Decarbonisation Strategy.

RIA responds to the Union Connectivity Review

Posted on 26/11/2021
RIA has welcomed the publication of the Government's Union Connectivity Review which set outs proposals to invest in cross-border rail links in the UK.

Rail industry responds to 'piecemeal' Integrated Rail Plan

Posted on 18/11/2021
RIA has welcomed the investment in the network, but said the Plan provides a 'piecemeal' approach to rail investment

Rail industry sets out recommendations for upcoming Devolved National and Regional Elections

Posted on 14/04/2021
RIA has published manifestos for rail policy makers in London and the South East, Scotland, Wales, the North of England and Midlands

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