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Rail Business Daily Enters Agreement to Acquire the Rail Alliance

Rail Business Daily has entered into agreement with University of Birmingham to acquire the Rail Alliance

What this means for Rail Alliance Members:

This is really good news for members who can take advantage of a dynamic combination of services designed to help organisations position themselves to win more business and grow in line with business aspiration.


Please see the letter from David McLoughlin, Chief Executive, Business Daily Group for the full details

The RBD Community is the go-to rail business platform for making high quality connections, raising your business profile, 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.

  • Networking & Collaboration
  • Company Profile Raising
  • Market Insights & Knowledge Sharing
  • Market Engagement
  • Rail Specialist Support & Advice

Join the RBD Community today; the fastest growing rail business community in the UK.

Why join the RBD Community?

The RBD Community provides businesses serving the rail sector with a powerful resource designed to help you and your team:


Registering your business as a RBD Community member offers a range of benefits that everyone in the organisation can take advantage of:

Industry Directory

With powerful SEO and also an inbuilt search capability, RBD Community members are given a complimentary microsite on the directory which links to your main company website.

Industry Updates

Monthly newsletter with important industry updates and RBD Community specific news to ensure that you are always up-to-date and never miss an opportunity.


Market Intelligence

Time critical news and market intelligence; including tender and bid opportunities, supplier days and supplier engagement requests.

Profile Raising

With two specialist rail publications, in addition to the wide reaching RBD news bulletin combined with the RBD Community engagement activities, raising your company profile has never been easier! 


Ask the experts

Direct access to rail business experts who understand the complex nature of the rail sector as well as the challenges of running a business – especially an SME. 



We can help you find the right organisation to fit your business needs – whether that is by using the powerful search capability of the RBD Community Directory, speaking to a member of the RBD team or by asking a question on the LinkedIn community platform.


Rail Business Family

Take advantage of access of specialist services such as marketing services and business advisory – all part of the Rail Business family.


Market Exposure

RBD is a media powerhouse that connects the rail sector with news and information and highlights excellence and innovation in the rail industry.

Business Health Check

Complimentary one-to-one business health check for all new members to identify areas in the business that could be strengthened and opportunities to take advantage of. 

Community Perks

Community marketplace offers exclusive discounts and special offers, including 10% discount off RBD services (does not include printed publications)


Community Interaction

What is a community without people and interaction? All members have access to a dedicated LinkedIn RBDCommunity Group which will be used for sharing and also requesting information and advice.
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We cherry pick the best events for the community and have forged strong industry relationships with key industry event organisors – from Railtex and Infrarail to smaller, focused, but equally important, supplier engagement events.

The RBDCommunity Directory

The extensive RBD Community Directory is a comprehensive resource offering a vast range of benefits

Member organisations in the RBD Community Directory include any businesses working in the rail sector and can be broadly classified as follows: 

  • Railway Infrastructure/Construction and Systems 
  • Rolling Stock (manufacture, parts, maintenance, and depots) 
  • Media/Publications/Exhibition 
  • Partner, Trade, Government and Professional Bodies 
  • Professional Services 
  • Charities 
  • Business services & support companies 
  • Training/Academia 
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Professionally designed & feature rich

Professionally designed microsite listing with multiple links including brochures, videos, news stories and contact details 

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Powerful Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Powerful SEO to complement and enhance SEO of the main business website 

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Identify collaboration & opportunity

Effective search function within the directory to identify collaboration and business opportunities with other high-quality organisations 

The RBD Community Ultimate Rail Calendar

The extensive Rail Calendar contains every rail industry event in one place

We try to make sure every rail industry event is featured in the Ultimate Rail Calendar, if your event is not currently displayed you can add it free of charge.  Please use the button below to provide us with the details and we’ll add it straight away.

You can also choose to add further details about your event, or contact us to discuss how our promotional packages can help to increase registrations and to get your event noticed.

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Free to add listings

List completely for free, or choose to sponsor your listing to stand out from the crowd.

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Promoted via the RBD family

Our calendar is regularly promoted through our news, emails and other digital channels for maximum exposure.

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All the rail events in one location

We have a team of dedicated specialists who work with key figures across the industry to ensure the calendar is well populated.

Join the community today

Alternatively, contact Rachel below for more information.

Meet our team

Eli Rees-King

Head of Product & Communications, RBD Community

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Rachel Woodman

Client Relationship Manager, RBD Community

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Our aim is always to be a great place to work and a fantastic place to do business with – an organisation that makes a difference in all that we do. If you are at the top of your game and you can help us deliver the services outlined in our resources section, please send in your CV.


We are always looking for dynamic, energetic and value-adding people to join our team. We look forward to hearing from you.


We’re committed to building an inclusive culture that encourages, celebrates and supports our wonderfully diverse employee group irrelevant of their age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability or ethnicity.


Contact us

If you need support in growing or profiling your business, we are confident that we will be the right collaborative partner for you. Please contact us today and we will contact you for a chat.

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