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The rail industry is changing. As the landscape transforms, Rail Forum membership can form a vital part of your activity: keeping you informed, providing a wide range of events to support your knowledge, networking and business growth activities and creating strong relationships to help you managing todays challenging operating conditions.

The Rail Forum is an inclusive sector organisation and we welcome interest from companies already operating in the sector.

For companies that have something new to offer, we look forward to discussing this further with you.  Areas of particular interest are:

  • Decarbonisation
  • Digitalisation
  • Lightweighting
  • Cost reduction/cost efficiencies
  • and Innovation

Membership is limited to UK registered companies.

Membership options

The Rail Forum offers a range of value for money membership options to suit every budget and provide excellent promotional opportunities.

We are delighted to offer three different membership options to suit every budget.  Find out more with our Membership Options 2022-2023.

You can also find out more with our new handy short video summaries for the forthcoming membership year (2022-2023):

Standard Membership:
Silver Membership:
Gold Membership:

For membership enquiries and pricing please contact Cat

New for 2022/2023 Membership Year

We are delighted to launch our brand-new Buddy System for all new members joining the Rail Forum from 1st May 2022.

Using intelligent pairing, we will connect all new members with a ‘Buddy’ made up from a number of member volunteers. This interaction will give a member perspective about how to get the most out of their membership. It will also assist in getting new members started on their networking journey.

Member Testimonials

When looking at becoming members of industry organisations, there was no question in our minds about joining RFM. They instantly appeared to be an organisation with it’s members at the heart of what they do and this has proven to be the case. They are proactive in establishing a relationship with their members as well as adding value and supporting you where they can, this is an excellent service. Anturas joined to help increase our market presence, the networking opportunities RFM presents are invaluable in supporting this as well as other profile raising activities they offer.

Cath Leech, Managing Director, Anturas

Being a member of Rail Forum Midlands allows Grinsty Rail Limited to engage more comprehensively with our customers, partners and suppliers in respect to potential and existing projects.

Chris Arthur, Sales Manager, Grinsty Rail