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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...

Northern names new head of operational standards

Mark Gardner has been named as Northern’s new head of operational standards. In this role, he will be responsible for developing, implementing, and reviewing...

First conductors for new Northumberland Line begin training

The first three conductors recruited to work on the new Northumberland Line have started their training with Northern – as the closing date for...

Health & Wellbeing Heroes

The wellbeing of employees should be a critical concern to all organisations, whatever the industry. Physical and mental health concerns can have the same...

Partners in safety

RailStaff speaks to Samantha Facey, Health, Safety and Security director at Govia Thameslink Railway, about itsrenewed partnership with the British Transport Police. The safety of...

Health & Safety Roundup

The past few months have seen numerous initiatives aimed at improving the safety and wellbeing of staff and passengers. We give you a roundup...

Expert Commentary – Stuart Meek, Chief Operating Officer, South Western Railway

Stuart Meek is the chief operating officer (COO) at South Western Railway (SWR). He is passionate about making real improvements in Equality, Diversity, and...

LGBTQ+ champions

Pride month (1-30 June) is a time to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and highlight its history, achievements, and struggle for equality. Supporting and celebrating...

New regional director for Northern in the North West

Craig Harrop has been appointed interim regional director for Northern in the North West. He took over on Monday 29 May, replacing Chris Jackson, who...