Rolling Stock Strategy Steering Group

Bringing representatives of the rolling stock companies (ROSCOs) together with RDG representatives to enable cross-industry working.

Purpose

The Rolling Stock Strategy Steering Group (RSSSG) brings together senior representatives of passenger owning groups, Network Rail and ROSCOs to produce projections on future requirements of rolling stock and offer views on other high-level rolling stock issues, in turn providing inputs for industry planning and technical strategy.

The group also identifies areas where rolling stock efficiency can be improved, particularly where these involve ROSCOs, train operating companies and Network Rail working together.

The key deliverable of RSSSG is the annual publication of the Long Term Passenger Rolling Stock Strategy.

Outputs

On 22 March 2016, RSSSG published the fourth edition of the Long Term Passenger Rolling Stock Strategy. It sets out a range of forecasts for the likely size and mix of the national rolling stock fleet to accommodate future passenger numbers over 30 years.

Members of the Rolling Stock Strategy Steering Group

Chair: Malcolm Brown (Angel Trains) / Andrew Chivers (National Express)
RDG Lead: Phil Stallard
Members: Hamish Sinclair (Abellio), Chris Kinchin-Smith (Project Director), Elizabeth De Jong (RDG), Frazer Stirling (Go-Ahead), Hugh Clancy (First Group), Mary Kenny (Eversholt Rail), Paul Francis (Porterbrook Leasing), Paul Harwood (Network Rail), Roger Cobbe (Arriva Trains), Tim Sayer (Stagecoach), Timothée Lachenal (Keolis)

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