Members are cordially invited to the 2018 AGM of the Rail Industry Fire Association, taking place at the Union Jack Club on Wednesday 4 July 2018.  Please keep an eye on the "Events" page.

Individual invitations have been sent by our General Secretary.

Kind Regards,  Your Elected Officers.

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RIP Martin Hadaway

Some very sad news.... Martin Hadaway, previously Eurostar's Fire Safety Manager and a staunch supporter of RIFA, recently passed away, after a long illness.  He will be missed by all at RIFA and we send our condolences to his family and friends. ...

Autumn Seminar - 23 November, 2017

Members will be pleased to hear that our next Quarterly Technical Seminar will take place in London on 23 November, 2017.....: The agenda is as follows: 09:00 – 09:30: Registration09:30 – 10:00: Chairman’s opening remarks10:00 – 10:45: The legacy...

Terrorist Attack on London Underground at Parsons Green

Explosion on Parsons Green Tube train being treated as terrorism Police say it was caused by an 'improvised explosive device' 18 people taken to hospital - police say 'most' had 'flash burns' Armed police deployed to area District Line suspended b...

RIFA 2018 AGM and Seminar

The RIFA Annual General Meeting and Topical Seminar will be held on Wednesday 4 July 2018 at the prestigious Union Jack Club The agenda on 4 July will be as follows:   09:00 – 09:30                   Registration and coffee   09:30 – 10:30        ...

Guide to Fire and Rescue Services working with Railways

RIFA has produced a guidance document on how the Fire and Rescue Services work with the Railways in the UK. The guide has been produced by UK Fire Brigade personnel and specialist railway fire engineers. Split into two sections the guide covers Pl...

Making handouts from seminars available to bona-fide members

Members will be pleased to know that handouts from presentations given at the seminars will be posted to the 'Members' area of this web site approximately two years after the seminar has taken place.  To receive handouts within two weeks of the se...

Member Profiles

Would members please submit profiles for publication on the web site for the attention of other members? Please email Thank you

RIFA has released its own Fire Risk Assessment template for members

RIFA is pleased to announce that it has produced a Fire Risk Assessment template which provides its members with a clear structured approach to meeting the requirement of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order for small sized premises.   Please...