MADE With Rail

MADE with Rail is a bespoke industry programme to raise awareness and showcase innovation in the rail industry.

The programme highlights key areas where UK rail can develop a competitive advantage through innovation in Materials, Automation, Data and Energy (MADE).

Anchored by ITN Productions Industry News presenter Natasha Kaplinsky, the bespoke programme features RIA executives and industry leaders and focuses on the essential themes which will allow UK rail to develop a competitive edge in innovation, by developing new supply chains that will build and benefit the UK economy, rail suppliers and ultimately, the customers who use the UK train network. 

Organisations that have taken part in MADE With Rail include:

  • The University of Southampton;
  • AECOM:
  • Voestalpine; and
  • Unipart Rail

Unlocking Innovation: MADE With Rail

Past Programmes

Rail Matters

In 2019, RIA developed Rail Matters with ITN Productions

Drawing upon ITN’s 60-year heritage and expertise in storytelling, the news-style piece is anchored by renowned broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky to combine key interviews and reports with sponsored editorial profiles from leading organisations.

The programme premiered on 7 November at RIA’s Annual Conference in London and forms part of an extensive communications campaign featuring RIA members, industry partners, government partners, as well as journalists, writers and bloggers.

Watch it here

UK Rail, World Class

In 2018, RIA collaborated with ITN Productions to develop UK Rail, World Class.

Exploring the dynamic people, processes and products that power the railways and the broad spectrum of career and development opportunities available within the industry, the programme reveals the crucial role the RIA plays in supporting the success of the industry in the UK. It combines a series of authoritative interviews, reports, case studies and sponsored profiles from leading organisations who are driving change, improving standards and innovating within the industry including Aecom, Furrer & Frey GB Ltd, Keltbray Group Holdings Ltd, National College for High Speed Rail, Rail Products UK Ltd, SNC Lavalin Atkins, Telent Technology Services Ltd and Thales UK.

Watch it here