Stewart Thorpe

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Train, tram and Tube operators mark centenary of WWI Armistice

Special preparations are in place across the country's light and heavy railways to mark 100 years since the end of World War One. Ahead of...

Community rail celebrated at movement’s annual showcase

The Severnside Community Rail Partnership (SCRP) scooped the top award at the Association of Community Rail Partnerships' (ACoRP) biggest night of the year. Around 480 community...

Heathrow Express recruits new director and head of operations

Airport rail link Heathrow Express (HEx) has made two key senior appointments. Les Freer (above left), formerly head of ground handling, strategy and licensing at...

London Underground MD joins Crossrail

Mark Wild is set to become the new chief executive of Crossrail Ltd. Since June 2016, Mark has been the managing director of London Underground,...

Has health and safety had its day?

Report by Pete Schofield, Ford & Stanley chairman   When we’re running our leadership development workshops, we like to generate passionate discussion within the group so...

Vital intervention

Delays and cancellations on the line due to unauthorised access especially from those contemplating suicide are all too common. Fatalities are another troubling reality...

A holistic approach to health and wellbeing

Report by Niamh McMahon, health and wellbeing specialist, RSSB   At RSSB the topic of employee health and wellbeing in the rail industry is not a...

RailStaff Awards: People are our future

CP5 has been a challenging control period for the whole rail industry; however, through collaboration, developing relationships with new customers, and investing in technology...