The Department for Transport (DfT) works with agencies and partners to support the transport network that helps the UK’s businesses and gets people and goods travelling around the country. The DfT sets the strategic direction for the rail industry in England and Wales – funding investment in infrastructure through Network Rail, awarding and managing rail franchises, and regulating rail fares.
Network Rail owns, manages and develops Britain’s railway – the 20,000 miles of track, 40,000 bridges and viaducts, and the thousands of signals, level crossings and stations (the largest of which we also run). In partnership with train operators we help people take more than 1.6bn journeys by rail every year – double the number of 1996 – and move hundreds of millions of tonnes of freight, saving almost 8m lorry journeys. We’re spending £40bn on the railway between 2014-19 and our Railway Upgrade Plan will deliver more frequent, more reliable, safer services and brighter and better stations.
NSARE was established in November 2010, and NSARE Limited was incorporated in January 2011 as a ‘not for profit’ company, wholly owned by its Members. In December 2015, we dropped the ‘E’ from our name to reflect the wider industry view that we focus on all aspects of the rail industry not the engineering elements.
At Portcullis Public Affairs, we place your organisation’s interests at the centre of the decision-making process, helping you to engage with decision-makers through our broad range of communications services, all delivered by discreet, intelligent and creative advisers.
In all parts of the UK, on every day of the year – including Christmas Day – thousands of community transport staff and volunteers are helping people to stay independent, participate in their communities and to access vital services and employment. Community transport is about providing flexible and accessible community-led solutions in response to unmet local transport needs, and often represents the only means of transport for many vulnerable and isolated people. Significant user groups are older people and disabled people.
The Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs is the UK’s first professional body dedicated to enterprise and entrepreneurial learning, having over 30,000 members across the UK made up of entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and enterprise support professionals. Recognised by the Secretary of State for business innovations and skills it able to award post nominal letters recognising both experience and qualifications.
The Rail Delivery Group is pleased to support the Station-to-Station Queen’s 90th celebration: this unique event, will showcase the modern railway to local communities. Recent investment has transformed many railway stations and more stations will reap the benefits of renovation and rebuilding in the coming years. These stations, at the heart of the communities they serve, provide the backdrop for this celebration, giving the public, local entrepreneurs and voluntary groups the chance to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday.
The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) is a national representative Muslim umbrella body with over 500 affiliated national, regional and local organisations, mosques, charities and schools. It is an independent body, established to promote consultation, cooperation and coordination on Muslim affairs in the United Kingdom.
Women in Rail was created in 2012 to devise initiatives to improve the male/female ratio and bridge the skills gap within the railway industry so as to enable to railway sector to access the widest pool of talent and receive support in the delivery of its business objectives.
Young Rail Professionals (YRP), founded in 2009, brings together young people from across the UK railway industry, covering all aspects of the industry from engineering, to asset management, train operations, strategic planning, rolling stock design, maintenance, franchising, regulation, marketing, etc. We currently have over 3,600 members.
The East Midlands is home to the world’s largest cluster of rail companies making a significant contribution to the UK economy every year. Rail Forum East Midlands represents some 170 of these organisations; we are their voice in Westminster; with regional governments at home and in markets overseas.
Novacroft is a smartcard programme and software solution company working in partnership with clients to understand their challenges and help them rise to them. Through smart solutions that drive down costs while also unlocking efficiencies, improvements and new opportunities. That’s what Novacroft calls getting more for less.
The HackTrain is a movement driving forward innovation within the railways via hackathons, accelerators and other consultancy services. We’re backed by UK government ministers, the Department for Transport and Department for Business Innovation and Skills.
We are working with 5 major transport owning groups to deliver a 3-month programme known as the the HackTrain Accelerator. The programme brings together 10 early stage technology companies helping and supporting them in introducing their products and services into the rail industry
Disabled Motoring UK is the charity which supports disabled drivers, passengers and Blue Badge holders. We work with government and businesses across the UK in order to improve parking, refuelling, and access provision for disabled people, so that they can access the goods and services that they need.
Formed as a non political, not for profit organisation in 1980, the Yorkshire Society encourages businesses, charities and individual people from or living in all parts of Yorkshire to join together in “promoting the county”.Membership of the Society is open to individuals and businesses alike to enable everybody to work towards and achieve common goals throughout the county.
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Design Counsell delivered the official Station to Station Queens celebration logo and brand.
A graphic designer by trade, a communicator at heart. After all that’s what great graphic design is all about: Communicating a message as effectively as possible.
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The Urban Transport Group brings together and promotes the interests of Britain’s largest urban areas on transport. Our full members are Centro (West Midlands), Merseytravel (Merseyside), North East Combined Authority, South Yorkshire PTE (Sheffield City Region), Transport for Greater Manchester, Transport for London, West Yorkshire Combined Authority.
We also have associate members which are Bristol and the West of England Partnership, Nottingham City Council and Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. Between them our members serve over 20 million people.
Peter’s Railway is an intriguing story about Peter and his Grandpa building and operating a miniature steam railway on a farm.
The books are written by Christopher Vine, a Chartered Engineer who loves railways and anything mechanical or electrical.
They are his way of passing on his passion for engineering to today’s youngsters.
There are hardback books, paperbacks, and an Activity book. Between them they cover a huge range of stories, engineering and science.
Rail Safety Week is an industry lead initiative focusing on rail safety for all.
Whether your career lies within the rail industry, or whether you use the railways to get from A to B – Rail Safety affects us all.
Rail Safety week aims to address, engage, promote and bring rail safety to the forefront of people’s minds across a dedicated week.
The Society is a UK-based voluntary association for railway enthusiasts. It is a nationally spread organisation with a membership of approaching 1000 (including a few resident overseas). It was established in 1955 and is widely recognised as Britain’s leading amateur group for the study of railway infrastructure and history of networks (and not nowadays, despite its title, just minor lines). It pursues its aims by a news service, tours and visits, and the production and distribution of publications.
Unlike many enthusiast groups, our emphasis is on the physical works and on operating arrangements, rather than power and rolling stock. Whilst seeking to record matters of history accurately for archive purposes, a prime aim is to publicise coming events and activities.
Belmond is a global collection of exceptional hotel and luxury travel adventures in some of the world’s most inspiring and enriching destinations. Established almost 40 years ago with the acquisition of Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice, the Company owns and operates 46 unique and distinctive hotel, rail and river cruise experiences in many of the world’s most celebrated destinations.
From city landmarks to intimate resorts, the collection includes Belmond Grand Hotel Europe, St. Petersburg; Belmond Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro; Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa, Riviera Maya; and Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara. Belmond also encompasses safaris, six luxury tourist trains including the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, three river cruises and ‘21’, one of New York’s most storied restaurants.
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For over 15 years we have manufactured for 50,000 clients across the world. We work with small and large businesses on marketing, packaging, promotional printing and retail needs.