Why become a Member?

Member Benefits

RIA Membership provides a number of benefits, helping you to navigate and succeed in the rail industry.

Membership benefits include:


  • More than 50 high quality networking events a year
  • Access to the weekly Monday Mail, giving an overview of updates in the industry
  • Access to the RIA Member Online Area
  • Reduced rate for RIA's award-winning Annual Conference
  • Inclusion in the Members Directory
  • One ‘vote’ and eligibility for one place on RIA’s Board
  • Access to RIA's services and expertise for all your employees
  • Access to TechTalk, a Tuesday mail out summarising technical news in rail
  • Access to a range of Technical Interest Group events
  • Access to the Technical & Innovation Online Communities
  • Invites to our Unlocking Innovation events
  • Reduced rate for RIA's award-winning Innovation Conference
  • Opportunity to feed in and sit on key industry committees
  • A team of experts at your fingertips
  • Opportunity to feed into consultations and RIA's policy development
  • Access to Special Interest Group events
  • Access to Policy Online Communities
  • Opportunity to engage with Government, politicians and clients
  • Invites to regional and national policy roundtables
  • Opportunities to take part in the Rail Fellowship Programme, and have a politician visit your site
  • Benefits from RIA's lobbying for sectoral growth
  • Invite to RIA's annual Parliamentary Reception
  • Access to our Brexit briefings & weekly RIA Politic briefing
  • A team of experts at your fingertips
  • Access to our Exports Mail, which summaries the latest export opportunities, sent each Wednesday
  • Access to the Export Online Community
  • Notification of upcoming trade missions, exhibitions and briefings
  • Feed into RIA's export activity and engagement with the Department for International Trade
  • Guidance on how best to export goods and services
  • A team of experts at your fingertips

How do I join?

Eligibility for membership to RIA is quite simple; we are open to all UK-based companies in the railway supply industry.

Apply here

Or alternatively, you can contact the RIA Membership team:

Gaynor Pates
Operations Director
Email: gaynor.pates@riagb.org.uk
Phone: 0207 201 0777

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+44 (0)20 7201 0777

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