Get connected to world-leading rail expertise. Work more safely and efficiently. Maintain your business’s growth with the latest in standards, research and innovations in rail.
For organisations that have operational links with rail, RSSB affiliation offers direct access to the collective knowledge of the GB rail industry. RSSB Affiliates encompass organisations from around the world, including international railways, ports, and companies from the manufacturing, aviation, oil & gas and financial sectors.
To find out what RSSB affiliation can bring to your business, get in touch.
Some examples of what RSSB Affiliates have said about working with us:
“RSSB showed insight, a good knowledge of their subject and the ability to engage positively with our leaders and workforce.”
Translink – NI Railways
“The work of RSSB…alongside the networking and shared learning opportunities, [has] never been more relevant as we address the impacts of Covid 19.”
Benefits of affiliation
All RSSB Affiliates get direct access to the foremost experts on rail safety and standards. We create, collate and codify the collective knowledge of the industry. Our engineers, risk modellers, human factors specialists, and rail professionals provide globally respected services, resources and consultancy.
Our services and resources can help you:
- Increase safety and reduce risk
- Improve network capacity
- Boost customer satisfaction and operational performance
If you deal with rail standards and safety you’ll appreciate:
- Cutting-edge industry knowledge
- A wide range of tools and resources
- Technical advice and expert consultancy
- Global networking and information-sharing opportunities
Affiliation lets you use our work on standards, safety analysis, best practice and R&D. We also offer industry events that share the latest thinking from around the rail industry.
Read 'A Guide to RSSB Affiliation' below or download the PDF.
Your questions answered
Why RSSB?We’ve worked with the industry since 2003, leading research projects that have transformed the safety and efficiency of Britain’s railways. And Britain’s railway is now the safest of the ten biggest railway systems in the EU. International demand for our expertise has never been higher.
Who are RSSB Affiliates?
Two types of organisation typically choose RSSB affiliation:
- British organisations that don’t fall into one of our main membership categories but have links with the rail industry
- Overseas organisations that are part of, or have links with, the rail industry.
What these businesses have in common is the desire and the need to contribute to better, safer railways around the world.
How do I become an affiliate?Send us your details via our contact form, and one of our affiliate managers will get in touch to discuss your needs.
What can RSSB affiliation do for my business?RSSB Affiliates benefit from our globally recognised and respected services and resources, and can attend events to network with industry peers. In addition, you may wish to take advantage of our expert consultancy solutions. Use our experience to shape your strategic vision, reduce risk, and get to grips with industry standards.
Can non-British companies become RSSB Affiliates?Yes, RSSB affiliation is perfect for organisations that would like to apply cutting-edge thinking, standards, best practice, and tools from the GB rail industry in other countries.
Can everyone benefit from RSSB affiliation?Whether your organisation has rail experience or is just starting out, RSSB affiliation can help. Our knowledge base gets you up to speed with the latest industry thinking, to avoid reinventing the wheel. So you can save time and effort while ensuring that your people work safely and efficiently.