Campaigns and Initiatives

RIA supports the industry through awareness raising campaigns and initiatives.

RIA helps build a bigger and better rail supply industry by campaigning for sectoral growth. We have a number of campaigns, initiatives and programmes to raise awareness of the value of rail supply.

Our Campaigns & Initiatives


RailDecarb23 is calls on the Government to accelerate plans to decarbonise rail.

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Rail Fellowship Programme

The Rail Fellowship Programme pairs politicians with RIA members to promote the work of the organisations that build, maintain and enhance the UK’s railways. 

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Speed Up Rail Enhancements (SURE)

The SURE campaign calls on Government to provide visibility and speed up rail enhancements, with regular updates of the Rail Network Enhancements Pipeline.

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As well as the targeted campaigns and initiatives above, we also lobby on a number of other issues. To find out more about our wider Public Affairs & Policy work, please click here.

Initiatives we support

Routes into Rail

The programme, led by NSAR outlines the varied career opportunities that are available for school-leavers and graduates.

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RSG Work Pipeline Visibility Charter

The Rail Supply Group is asking all suppliers to the rail sector to become signatories to its Work Pipeline Visibility Charter, thereby allowing businesses to plan and invest with confidence, driving improvements in productivity, collaboration and trust.

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The Way Forward Campaign

Run by the Campaign for Better Transport, The Way Forward campaign is calling on the Government to continue supporting public transport, to invest in making it better, and to encourage people back on board.

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