About

The go-to UK rail business network helping you drive profitable relationships

It is the go-to rail business platform for making high quality connections, raising business profile, accessing the latest market intelligence, and discovering new opportunities to win business.

 

With a membership that spans the breadth and depth of the UK rail supply chain, and inclusive of those businesses that are new to the sector in addition to those established in rail, the RBD Community is a vibrant and proactive network for helping organisations do more business in rail.

Why join

Powerful resources, geared for results

“Companies join for a number of reasons. Some are looking for support with profile raising activities via the powerful RBD media platform to promote brand awareness and tell their story.
 
For business development and growth, we do this in a number of ways and work closely with the RBD Advisory team to support members.  A key benefit of the membership is our market intelligence notifications and bid and tender alert service, as well as the opportunity to network and connect with other companies.”

High quality connections

Network and Collaborate

Raise business profile

Knowledge share

Discover new opportunities

Benefits by role

The ultimate rail business resource that works hard for your team

Whether you have a responsibility for getting your company and brand out there, or you are looking for the next business opportunity, we have the solution for you.  Extensive resources and a knowledgeable, friendly team will offer you the support you need to grow your business in rail. 

Marketing

  • Speaker slot & sponsorship opportunities 
  • Broadcasting channel for news to share with RBD Community via social media and newsletter 
  • Microsite listing on the RBD Directory with powerful SEO 
  • Posts on www.railbusinessdaily.com social media accounts 
  • Featured promotion on the 7am RBD Daily News Bulletin 
  • Business & industry events (discounts, opportunities and networking) 
  • Digital networking /support /collaboration platform   
  • Rail business marketing support & advice 

Sales / Business Development

  • Bids and tender alerts   
  • Networking events (online & in person) 
  • Business & industry themed events  
  • B2b matchmaking 
  • High quality introductions   
  • Collaboration opportunities 
  • Market intelligence & insights sharing 
  • Grants & funding alerts 
  • Supplier engagement events 
  • Digital networking/ support/ collaboration  
  • Rail business advisory support 

Benefits by objective

Whatever your objective, we can help!

We understand that objectives differ by business and by role.  If you are looking to: 

  • Raise your company profile 
  • Make high quality connections 
  • Collaborate  
  • Win more business 
  • Discover new opportunities 
  • Learn more about the sector 
  • Meet industry buyers 

These are just some of the benefits membership of the RBD Community provides. 

Rail resource

Utilising the power of Rail Business Daily

Featuring a powerful member directory and ultimate rail calendar, along with the biggest UK rail news platform.

Media

News & Publications

Rail Business Daily lets you decide what rail news you want to publish and when. Enabling you to talk directly to the people you want to engage with about your work as well as networking with thousands of other rail industry professionals.

Growth

RBD Advisory & RBD Marketing

We help rail companies to acquire new business and drive profitable relationships through our full-service marketing solutions including branding, web design, print design, advertising, strategy, content development and digital marketing.

Recruitment

RBD Stride & Rail Recruiter

Our relationship with industry-leading recruitment company, Stride Resourcing, is unique in rail industry recruitment

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The RBD Community - the rail business gateway to growth.

We are truly passionate about helping organisations grow their business in rail as well as supporting companies that are new to the rail sector. 

resource hub

Exclusive industry insight and knowledge

The UK rail sector has experienced some big changes in times.  As a member of the RBD Community, keep up-to-date with the latest industry intelligence and insights.

Great British Railways The Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail

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Analysis of the National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline 2021

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Network Rail Challenge Statements

challenge statements have been created to support our technical strategy and the railway’s future vision as set out in the Rail Technical Strategy Read more

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Start growing with RBD Community today

Take your business to new heights and join the fastest growing network in rail. 

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