Benefits by objective

Benefits by objective

Tools and resources to help your business no matter what the objective

The RBD Community is a vibrant and proactive network for helping organisations do more business in rail.


With access to a team with rail marketing and business expertise, you have all  your business needs covered – it is our mission to support and help you grow your business in rail. 


We actively encourage our members to engage in the networking events as well as making full use of our communication and networking app to connect with other community members.  


Connect and collaborate with peers, rail influencers and decision makers

The RBD Community has an extensive calendar of events running throughout the year – both online and face-to-face to provide members with the valuable opportunity to network.  Our events are expertly curated to ensure maximum networking opportunities are provided. 


A proven and effective way to get your company name and brand out there

Being part of the UK’s largest rail media business offers members plenty of advantages in getting the brand name out to a targeted rail audience. 


With 50,000 subscribers receiving the daily news bulletin and 10 million clicks on the website, not to mention the large number of followers on both the RBD and RBD Community social media platforms, this is a key benefit of membership.


There is also the opportunity to get your organisation promoted at the events either through sponsorship or booking a banner slot. 


We understand how to grow a successful business in rail.

A comprehensive suite of tools and resources in addition to access to support and advice from a team with business and rail expertise – your membership is your gateway to growth.


We provide a wealth of support in the form resources in addition to advice and help where you need it.  The RBD Community portal is full of useful information and is the go-to place for market intelligence, events, industry reports, bid and tender notices, supplier engagement opportunities and a whole lot more.  We also have our expert teams to hand for rail business development advice and full agency support from our marketing services department. Helping your business grow is our primary focus. 


Keep up to date with the latest market intelligence

Keeping up to date with the latest information in the rail sector can be time consuming and with so much information to digest, this can be distracting and difficult to manage.


Let us do the hard work for you and pull the most relevant and important information together on your behalf.  Everything will be available via the portal and via the weekly newsletters. If there is something industry-critical or relevant to your business, we will of course contact you immediately.   


Learn more about the sector and opportunities

Whether you are new to rail or an established business in rail, there are always new things to learn and with so many new developments taking place in the industry, we are here to help. 


All of our events are planned with education and knowledge sharing as a core features.  There are also high-quality reports and information available via the RBD Community portal which is regularly updated.  For any organisation looking for bespoke support, we can put you in touch with the RBD Advisory team who can help you identify work winning opportunities and business development angles.  The RBD Community team can also provide you with the support and knowledge you need – our door is always open.  

Bids and tenders

The latest rail opportunities delivered to your inbox

Every day the RBD Community team works incredibly hard to collect information on rail bid and tender opportunities to share via our online networking channel in addition to the weekly newsletters. 


Our relationship with OEMs, tier 1s and operators gives us a direct line of communication to the opportunities to give our members an advantage.


50,000 subscribers to our 7am daily newsletter


Over 12 million stories read every year 


Support with grant & funding applications

It’s one thing spending time on submitting applications for funding, but when applications aren’t successful, and you don’t fully understand the reasons why, we can help. There is always a financial and time investment involved when applying for funding. 


The RBD Advisory team has a track record in successful applications, saving you time and money.  


Develop a strategic approach to marketing communications

Rail Business Daily has carved an enviable reputation for delivering highly successful and creative strategic marketing communications. 


The Marketing Services team can help with everything from corporate positioning, websites, messaging, advertising, digital marketing, branding and everything you would expect from a full-service marketing agency. 

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Exclusive industry insight and knowledge

The UK rail sector has experienced some big changes in times.  As a member of the RBD Community, keep up-to-date with the latest industry intelligence and insights.

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Take your business to new heights and join the fastest growing network in rail. 

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