The Railway Industry Association (RIA) is the trade association for UK-based suppliers to the railway industry. It has been established for over 140 years, with about 200 member companies representing a large proportion of the supply chain.
RIA’s network of rail contacts extends to thousands; many within its member companies, but also within government/industry bodies, as well as academia and adjacent/emerging sectors. The Association’s principal activities are to:
Governed by a board of rail industry leaders from the various sub sectors, such as rolling stock, infrastructure, SMEs and consultants, RIA’s member companies represent a large proportion of the rail industry by turnover and reflect a great diversity of technical disciplines within the rail sector.