All rail companies and stakeholders are required to meet specific requirements and this course provides an understanding of the framework which they work under.
The UK rail industry is a fascinating industry with numerous stakeholders and companies all working together to provide services to the public. The purpose of this course is to provide delegates with a complete overview and understanding of the framework and regulatory structure of the industry, with an introduction to the development and creation of the current industry structure and examination of the functions, roles and responsibilities of its constituent parts.
By explaining the various roles, relationships, legislation and regulation, the course will enable you to reflect upon your own role and how your company fits within the framework, and which requirements you need to meet.
Who should attend?
This course is suitable for those who are new to the industry or whose role requires a wider knowledge of the framework and structure of the UK rail industry, including graduates, engineers, operators and managers.
How will I benefit?
After the course you will be able to:
- Appreciate the significance of the current industry structure from an historical context
- Understand the role, function and responsibilities of Network Rail
- Understand the role, function and responsibilities of train and freight operating companies
- Appreciate how revenue is generated, distributed and invested
- Understand the role and function of rolling stock leasing companies
- Appreciate the role of Government through national, regulatory and independent organisations
- Appreciate the management of rules, regulations and standards that contribute to safety
- Understand current and future development in connection with European Interoperability