The UK rail sector has a particularly strong specialist service sector and can provide expertise in areas such as regulation, safety, PPP, taxation and legal issues. The UK also has world leading capability in engineering consultancy and station design, transport consultancies and signalling. The UK has excellent manufacturing capability, with advanced production techniques providing high performance equipment that meets the latest technical and legislative standards.
There is an industry-wide commitment to improve the sustainability of rail transport at every level, from the use of cleaner, more energy-efficient technologies and practices to improving performance, affordability and accessibility.
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Trade Minister Lord Green has welcomed a trade delegation from the Government of Sao Paulo today, who are in the UK to present eight Public Private Partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects, worth $20 billion, to British potential contractors. More
With support from UK Trade & Investment, Balfour Beatty Rail has extended its reach in Australia, making new contacts and securing a pipeline of business opportunities. More
Global trends are acting as a spur to major rail developments worldwide — many of which offer high value opportunities to skilled British firms. More
Railway Industry Association (RIA)
RIA is the trade association for UK-based suppliers of equipment and services to the world wide industry. RIA helps railways around the world obtain railway equipment and services from the UK. Provides directory of members.
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A key priority for the Embassy in Mexico City is encouraging inward investment to the UK. There are various large Mexican companies that have invested in the UK – like Cemex, Monex and Gruma-... More