The Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) is designed to be the single-entry point for suppliers to the rail industry
Buyers of products and services throughout the rail industry use RISQS as its supplier qualification service. RISQS provides and open and transparent way for buyers to be formally recognised as capable providers of products and services.
This means the scheme supports Network Rail, Transport for London, TOCs and FOCs, rolling stock organisations, main infrastructure contractors and many other buying organisations in the management of supply chain risk.
RISQS is supported by a board of representatives from across the rail industry. The RISQS Board reports to the RSSB board for industry governance and RSSB provides a range of services to support operational delivery of the scheme.
A team of dedicated RSSB specialists provide the necessary industry interfaces, service provider delivery and coordination, and the ongoing system improvements.
On 1st May 2018, enhanced RISQS went live. The portal is now delivered by a new service provider and includes features that are designed to enable many more improvements in future. There are also enhanced audit services.
Chairman: Lee Jones, Amey
RISQS Committee: Andy Hughes, Angel Trains
RISQS Committee: David Andrews, Transport for London
RISQS Committee: David Clarke, Railway Industry Association
RISQS Committee: George Bearfield, RSSB
RISQS Committee: Neil Ovenden, ATOC
RISQS Committee: Graeme Cox, RSSB
RISQS Committee: Daniel Kent, Network Rail