RSSB provides cross-industry governance for industry decisions and activities in many areas of business improvement.
Virtually all of RSSB's products and services are overseen, governed, commissioned or approved by a cross-industry group, involving representatives of RSSB members and other stakeholders.
Download a map of RSSB facilitated groups and committees.
Industry Standards Coordination Committee
The Industry Standards Coordination Committee (ISCC) is the senior stakeholder group dealing with issues relating to rail industry standards.
Technical Interfaces and Cross-system Solutions
System Interface Committees Chairs
The Chairs of System Interface Committees (SIC) meet regularly to ensure that the work of the seven SICs is coordinated and delivers benefit to industry.
System Safety Risk Group
SSRG promotes collaboration on safety issues aligned to the risk areas described in the industry’s safety strategy ‘Leading Health and Safety on Britain’s Railway’ (LHBSR).
Sustainability Development Steering Group
The purpose of the Sustainable Development Steering Group (SDSG) is to enable the rail industry to efficiently and effectively deliver a more sustainable railway through adoption of the Rail Sustainable Development Principles.
Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme
RISQS is recognised and supported by the rail industry as the most effective means of deriving assurance and managing supply chain risk.
Railway Industry Supplier Approval Scheme
RISAS is the Railway Industry Supplier Approval Scheme, which ensures key suppliers can become recognised as best-in-class at delivering on the most challenging and high-risk aspects of rail vehicle maintenance, repair and overhaul.
Health and Wellbeing
Rail Wellbeing Alliance
The Rail Wellbeing Alliance is a group established by RSSB in partnership with the industry to inspire healthy lives across the railway. We promote collaboration and provide strategic development and monitoring in health and wellbeing as part of Leading Health and Safety on Britain’s Railway. We are represented by senior leaders and technical experts with shared values and are driven to improve quality of life for the quarter of a million rail workers.
Other Industry Groups
Digital Railway Assurance Steering Group
Digital Railway Assurance Steering Group (DRASG) is concerned with technical and operational assurance of programme components of the Digital Railway (DR) programme.
Test Facilities Steering Group
The Test Facilities Steering Group (TFSG) is charged with delivering the tools and processes associated with the physical testing and trialling (T&T) facilities needed for successful innovation.