RIA Meet the Buyer at RSN 2022

The Rail Industry Association Meet the Buyer event at Rolling Stock Networking

RSN is delighted to announce that RIA will be running their popular Meet the Buyer event at RSN 2022.


The application process is open to RSN exhibitors and to RIA members.


Closing Date is Monday 20th June at 17.00hrs


Full details of the Buyers and application process is below.

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Apply for your place in the RIA Meet the Buyer

Appointment times for the successful applicants will be confirmed by Thursday 30th June 2022.

Apply by QR Code or the Button Below

We are delighted to introduce the panel of Buyers and Advisers participating in this event:


W H Davis Ltd   

Representative: Stewart Gray – Supply Chain Manager

Visit Web Site – WH Davis | UK’s Leading Specialists in Wagon Design & Manufacture

  • Looking to hold meetings with companies offering innovation within production
  • WH Davis are particularly keen to hear about new Freight Rolling Stock products


Keolis Amey Docklands

Representative: Natalia Pickett – Head of Procurement

Visit Web Site – Keolis Amey Docklands

  • Eager to find innovative solutions for Rolling Stock maintenance (opex only)



Alstom Transport UK Ltd                                       

Representative: Tim Ward – Procurement Manger

Visit Web Site – Alstom in the UK and Ireland

Interested in:

  • Information Systems/Connectivity: provision of information systems which improve connected passenger journeys and data exchange between the train, infrastructure, operators, and maintainers
  • Maintenance: Provision of maintenance services for the operational life of the train, focussed on innovation and RCM, includes logistics solutions and modernisation
  • Hydrogen fuel cell technology and associated systems
  • Battery technology


Rail Partners                                                        

Representative: Neil Ovenden – Head of Engineering

Visit Web Site – Rail Partners – Working together for a better railway

  • Representing the supply chain customers, Rail Partners will act as a conduit between supplier & buyer
  • Providing key advice and guidance on how to best approach the rail industry buyers – pitching the right product, to the right buyer, in the most effective way


Department for International Trade

Representative: Bill Smith – Specialist Adviser – Advanced Manufacturing Sector

Visit Web Site – Department for International Trade – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

See more about what Bill and the DIT can offer CLICK HERE

  • During your meeting DIT will provide expert advice on exporting for the wider rail market
  • Keen to meet with companies who could fulfil forthcoming international contracts


Unipart Rail

Representatives:  Louise Taylor – Category Manager & Matt Burton – Category Manager

Visit Web Site – Unipart Rail

We are keen to:-

  • Meet existing and new suppliers
  • Market intelligence
  • New products



If you have any questions about the RIA Meet the Buyer, please contact Antoinette Stevenson
Sales and Marketing Manager, Jobson James Rail
Tel: 0121 631 8905
Email: antoinette.stevenson@jjrail.co.uk