Get into Rail Event


In Summary

23rd January 2019 | 10:00 to 15:00

An event intended for companies operating in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP area who wish to enter or expand their business in the rail supply chain.

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In Detail

GBSLEP and Rail Alliance have launched a free rail mentoring scheme to help local companies achieve their ambition.

The event will introduce the scheme and give general guidance on how a company new to rail might enter the supply chain and a useful guide about what it needs to know about the industry.

All local companies are invited to attend but priority will be given to registered applicants and those within the GBSLEP postcodes.


  • Introduction to GBSLEP Rail Mentor
  • The relevance of heritage railways (SVR)
  • Get into Rail (Rail Alliance)
  • Tier 1 perspective
  • Supplier perspective
  • Rail regulations and quality assurance

This will be followed by a networking lunch and an optional tour of the SVR carriage workshops.


This event is free.


Severn Valley Railway (Kidderminster), 1 Comberton Place, Kidderminster DY10 1QX, UK