SRE is the industry’s committee which:

  • Drives forward the development of an ambitious, affordable and coherent sustainability blueprint to make rail the leading mode of sustainable transport.
  • Co-ordinates policy and industry responses to sustainability challenges, influencing governments to weigh investment choices in rail against sustainability outcomes in other modes.
  • Collates and reports the combined efforts of the industry into a single, understandable view.
  • Reviews industry’s progress and provides challenge where it is needed, holding duty holders to account.
  • Assesses sustainability funding and identifies shortfalls, impressing upon funders the need for further support.

Rail Leader Update – Sustainability

RSSB is working with cross-industry groups and committees to support industry as it seeks to respond to the climate emergency and ensure a sustainable future. In this sustainability update, Angela Cruickshanks, Sustainable Rail Programme Lead, shares on the projects that are currently under way.


Sustainable Rail Leadership Group

The purpose of the Sustainable Rail Leadership Group (SRLG) is to enable the rail industry to deliver a more sustainable railway efficiently and effectively through adoption of the Rail Sustainable Rail Blueprint.

Subgroups of the Sustainable Rail Leadership Group