Partner Events

This is the list of upcoming Partner events that can be attended by both members and non-members. Any queries please contact the event organisers directly.

RIN (Rail Infrastructure Networking)

RIN Events (Rail Infrastructure Networking) 3 events pa London Derby & York. Meet 500+ rail infrastructure co's, Network Rail Procurment Teams and over 20 Tier 1 Principle Contractor Heads of Procurement in one morning. Footfall 800 to 1,000 rail professionals and 150 railway infrastructure exhibitors at each. Ran as a not-for-profit event by Jobson James Rail - the Railway Supply Chain Insurance Broker. Exhibitors can apply for private 15 min Meet the Buyer Procurement Interviews with Major Buyers from Tier1 Network Rail PCLs and Network Rail themselves which are held at the shows. Regular buyers who support us and come to meet the supply chain include Alstom, Amco Giffen, KAD (DLR), Murphys, Siemens, Story, Unipart, and many more. Our exhibitors come from far and wide and offer up the latest innovative products and services to the industry. You can exhibit at all 3 events for around a £1,200 so far cheaper than the events ran by the rail media companies. Exhibitors get free drinks, hot breakfast rolls, 2m table, table cloth, power point and contact details for all registered visitors who have not opted out (GDPR compliant). Get on board, get going, get growing at RIN Events.

RIN Events:

12 September 2024, Derby

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Railway Industry Forum 2024

The Rail Industry Forum is your essential update on the future of the rail sector. Attend to understand the opportunities and challenges facing the industry and how the sector can respond to these. 
The day will cover the most pertinent issues facing the rail sector including the progress with reforms, delivering infrastructure, and increasing supply chain certainty.
Attend for your update on meeting decarbonisation targets, improving customer experience and much more. 

RIA members benefit from 20% discount – use code RF24RIA when booking

Benefits of attending: 

Explore how to improve the accessibility of rail and meet changing passenger needs
Consider how to increase resilience of supply chains and provide more certainty 
Hear the progress with the delivery of rail reforms and the next steps for the sector
Understand how to accelerate the adoption of innovation and technology
3+ hours of networking with senior rail leaders

1 May 2024
Addlewshaw Gooddard, London

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Rail Live 2024

RIA are proud show partners of Rail Live 2024!

Immerse yourself in all things rail at the UK's largest outdoor rail exhibition. Rail Live brings 6,000+ rail professionals together to explore the latest innovations, develop skills and best practices, and to keep on top of industry changes so you can gain a competitive advantage.

Visit the RIA Team at stand P75!

19 - 20 June
Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre

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Rail Station Development and Regeneration 2024 

Understand the latest plans and timelines for station development at Rail Station Development and Regeneration 2024.
Attend to understand how to deliver station improvements that meet passenger needs and fully maximise wider area growth. From major development to local projects, join rail and property experts to hear the best models for delivery, explore how to work collaboratively to progress projects, and options for funding.

RIA Members benefit from a 10% discount using code ST24RIA when registering.

Benefits of attending:

  • Discover the most effective models for project delivery and understand how these could work for your development
  • Hear the latest updates on station development from across the UK –including opportunities for rural area improvements and how large-scale projects can overcome challenges faced during development
  • Examine new passenger trends and the facilities needed to accommodate these –adapting station infrastructure to a growing number of leisure travellers
  • Hear how to make stations more sustainable – gain practical insight on how to meet net zero targets, considering renewable energy solutions and integrated transport options
RIN Events:
25 June 2024, London

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RSN 2023 is a full-scale, international rail show focused specifically on Passenger and Freight Rolling Stock, Technical Enhancements, Depot Equipment, Ancillary Services and the Rail Supply Chain in 2023.

The show offers low-cost, high-quality, rail market access to companies of all sizes – giving you the opportunity to secure new business and develop and strengthen relationships.

RSN Event:

04 July 2024 - Derby

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Advanced Engineering 2024

Advanced Engineering 2024, taking place on October 30-31 at Birmingham's NEC, is more than just an exhibition for engineering and manufacturing; it's a crucial converging point for addressing current industry challenges. Forge new partnerships in a shifting supply chain landscape by joining and networking with a community of 9,000+ industry professionals. Get insights into navigating technological changes and integrating innovations into your operations from 400+ cutting-edge suppliers showcasing their latest solutions. Leverage first-hand knowledge on tackling environmental and sustainability challenges from 150+ speakers and industry leaders who are set to deliver talks for businesses striving to stay compliant and competitive in an eco-conscious market. Advanced Engineering is an essential destination for industry professionals actively looking for solutions, collaborations, and strategies to navigate the complex landscape of today's engineering and manufacturing sectors.

30 - 31 October 2024
NEC Birmingham

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The Railway Benefit Fund

The Railway Benefit Fund, also known as RBF, is a non-membership charity that provides support to improve the financial wellbeing of current, former and retired railway staff and their dependents across the UK. They've been here for railway people since 1858 and today, thanks to the generosity of their supporters, they are able to offer help to those who need them. They rely solely on fundraising and donations so they can continue to support the Railway Family. Their assistance is available to anyone working, or who has worked, in the railway, including passenger, freight, infrastructure, supply chain and ancillary services.

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Railway News

a2b Global Media Ltd is an online publishing company specialising in the transport sector. Through their brands – Railway-News, Airport Industry-News, Bus-News and Future Transport-News – they provide readers with the latest developments in those transport sectors via their websites and quarterly magazines. Readers will also get detailed information about industry events and above suppliers providing products & services to the transport sector. The aim of their brand is to be a one-stop-shop resource for readers and give suppliers the all-important reach they need to feature their activities. Railway-News is their flagship brand, which they launched in 2012. The importance of intermodal connections and end-to-end mobility has become increasingly obvious over the past decade. Therefore a2b Global Media Ltd is excited to have added Airport Industry-News and Bus-News to their brand portfolio in 2020, followed by Future Transport-News in 2021. Transport is the backbone of society. They are here to cover it.

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Railway Gazette Group

The Railway Gazette Group is the leading provider of news, analysis, and intelligence for the international railway industry. Our independent and authoritative content is read in more than 140 countries, by operators, regulators, and the supply industry. All of our content can be accessed through, using a variety of tailored subscription packages. Our extensive real-time news coverage is provided at, where information can easily be filtered by geographical or technical categorisation. Our weekly e-mail newsletters provide a handy summary of the principal developments in different sectors each week. Real-time news is also provided via our social media feeds on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Mastodon. Railway Gazette International, our monthly print publication focuses on the technical, operation and commercial aspects of the rail sector, with a mix of feature articles and in-depth analysis, as well as a digest of leading news stories. The magazine is available in both print and digital versions. Real-time reporting about the rapidly changing landscape of the urban mobility sector, including news about urban and suburban railways, metros, trams and light rail, is provided at, which can also be accessed via the Urban news category. Rail Business UK provides in-depth and industry focused coverage of the UK rail market at, along with a weekly e-mail newsletter. Tracing its heritage back to 1835, Railway Gazette Group forms a key part of the DVV Media International Ltd portfolio, based in London.

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Railway Children

Railway Children has a vision of a world in which no child is lost to the streets. In the UK, India and Tanzania, our experience and relationships across transport networks provide a unique opportunity for us to reach children who are alone and vulnerable before they come to serious harm. Whether it’s supporting young people off the streets and into nurturing, family-based care, providing education and supporting children back into school or helping to find the best solutions to break cycles of abuse, neglect and family breakdown, we’re there for every child for as long as it takes. Through working with families, caregivers and other social services alongside dedicated, one-to-one support, we help young people build a brighter, sustainable future. But we know we can’t achieve real, long-lasting change on our own. So we combine our efforts and expertise with fellow agencies, rail partners, governments, authorities and communities to raise awareness of the underlying issues that affect young people, and to drive forward policy that can bring long-lasting change. Together, we’re determined we will leave no child behind.

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Railway Museum

Home to iconic locomotives and an unrivalled collection of engineering brilliance, we celebrate the past, present and future of innovation on the railways. We have a clear mission – to inspire the engineers of tomorrow. To succeed we need to do more; we need partnerships with organisations who are passionate about rail and engineering, and who recognise the importance of helping to inspire a new generation of engineers and operators. Vision 2025 is our ambitious masterplan project to completely transform the National Railway Museum in York and our sister site, Locomotion, in County Durham, attracting over 50% more visitors a year. Working with you in partnership is essential to our future. Together we can positively impact UK industry through the promotion of science, technology, engineering and maths to build the workforce of the future. And below is the invitation to our festive drinks – Darren Caplan and David Clarke were sent the invitation directly however do let us know if anyone else would like to attend as they’re very welcome.

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