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Kevin Gore appointed new boss of Northern’s Neville Hill TrainCare Centre

Northern has appointed Kevin Gore as the new manager of its historic Neville Hill TrainCare Centre in West Yorkshire. Kevin, who takes up the role...

Engineer’s career advice to women: “Take the initiative and make it happen”

An engineer working for the train operator Northern has said women shouldn’t wait to be ‘encouraged’ to consider a career in engineering – saying...

Expert commentary – Ruth Busby, GWR & Network Rail Wales and Western

Ruth Busby, people and transformation director (regional) for GWR and Network Rail Wales and Western, forged a career path in HR before joining the...

Breaking taboos around women’s health

Dealing with unique health challenges is one of the many hurdles that women face in the modern workplace. Endometriosis is just one complaint that...

TOCs taking pride in diversity & inclusion

With Pride Month running from 31 May to 30 June, it’s an ideal time for the industry to champion diversity and fly the flag...

Train presentation crews: the hidden heroes

Punctuality, reliability, and cost are key concerns for customers when choosing to travel by rail. But another consideration, and one often taken for granted,...

East West Rail appoints David Hughes as new CEO

Est West Rail (EWR) has announced the appointment of David Hughes as chief executive officer, effective from Monday 3 June. David joins EWR from ARUP...

Merseyrail employee celebrates half a century on the rails

Merseyrail’s longest serving member of staff has been recognised at a special awards ceremony after clocking up an astonishing 53 years at the rail...

Hull Trains to showcase Yorkshire as part of Mental Health Awareness Week

Hull Trains has revealed plans to support Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May 2024) by partnering with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and Meteorologist Jon...

CrossCountry supports Cornwall grassroot community initiatives

Long-distance train operator CrossCountry has announced the grand totals of funding for local charity, the Cornwall Community Foundation, after a year-long funding period came...

Northern welcomes new managing director and chief operating officer

A new managing director and chief operating officer have taken the helm at Northern this week. As managing director, Tricia Williams now leads the...

Unseen photos from the Coronation released by SWR for the first anniversary

South Western Railway (SWR) has released new, unseen photos ahead of the first anniversary of the Coronation of Their Majesties The King and Queen. The...

Anjuli Ramburuth appointed as Arriva Rail London finance director

Arriva Rail London (ARL) has announced the appointment of Anjuli Ramburuth as the company’s finance director with immediate effect. Anjuli takes over the role...

GWR and Network Rail Director Ruth Busby receives OBE

Inspirational Great Western Railway (GWR) and Network Rail director Ruth Busby was at Buckingham Palace on Friday to receive her OBE from the Princess...

Stamping out staff abuse

Statistics released by Network Rail in November last year revealed that 90% of staff working at its Southern Regions’ busiest stations had suffered abuse,...

Honoured Members of the Rail Industry

When King Charles’ New Years Honours List was announced at the end of December, individuals across the country in all fields of work were...

Careers and Recruitment Roundup

The industry is always calling out for new recruits. whether it’s to fill positions on major projects, ensure customers get the best service on...

Northern has appointed Jason Wade as its new regional director for the North East.

Jason is currently the train operator's head of retail operations and will have a phased transition into his new role while a replacement is...