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NCB: Independent Assurance

Operating as an independent subsidiary of Network Rail, Network Certification Body (NCB) is the UK railway’s leading infrastructure assessment and certification body. NCB celebrated...

Total Rail Solutions – Five to focus

It’s fair to say that the last few years have been challenging for the Rail industry, but Total Rail Solutions (TRS) is emerging with...

ARM: Apprentices in rail

With the ongoing talent shortage and increasingly ineffective talent acquisition methods, how can we reinvigorate rail recruitment? The answer is apprentices. We caught up...

Pleased to greet you: why pronouns matter

The engineering consultancy Atkins is committed to equality and inclusivity, and explains to Rail Staff the importance of using pronouns in the workplace. What’s in...

Linking electrification & labour supply

ESL, the electrification and civil engineering specialist, has branched out to offer solutions in the labour supply market, forging a link between electrification and...

Facing uncertainty in rail

RISQS is here for the industry over the long haul. 2021 has been a year of massive change for GB rail – in more ways...

Modular Access at Swindon

HAKI is a leading specialist in modular access solutions for complex and temporary works across a wide range of industry sectors, including rail. When scaffolding...

Environmental health matters

Look around you. Is your workplace healthy? Are there hazards - Perhaps invisible to the eye - That aren't being addressed? We may rarely think...

The track to a new normal: the rail industry in a post-covid world

What will happen when restrictions end? the troubles that the rail industry faces, much like the rest of society, is thankfully only temporary and...

Is anyone really listening?

You can share your health and safety concerns with the right people who can take action, without having to reveal your identity. Think of a...

Young Rail Professionals, YRP’s world wide web ‘takeover’

Lockdown has been a strange time, with events cancelled and most people working from home. So why has Young Rail Professionals been busier than...

Transport Benevolent Fund CIO Moving Forward For a Brighter Future

Not many prices have remained unchanged since 1994. The Transport Benevolent Fund membership fee is one that has, but an increase is now needed. The...

Transport Benevolent Fund IMPROVES its benefits to meet today’s needs

Much has changed in the 97 years since the TBF was founded, so adjustments in benefits come as no surprise. Founded in 1923, the Transport...

Remote condition monitoring optimises performance

Knowing how trains are performing, and what may be wrong with them, is crucial as operators strive to improve fleet reliability The ability to monitor...

O’Neill & Brennan keeping the rail workforce safe from COVID-19

As the world slowly returns to normal, and the lockdown eases, more and more people are returning to work. Those who can, will still largely...

Eave FocusLite detects and reports noise levels as well as preventing hearing damage

Good hearing protection needs to prevent hearing damage when working in noisy environments but should still allow workers to hear instructions and warnings from...

A land of opportunity

Why are railway operations, management and technical staff making their way to Melbourne, Australia, in search of a new challenge? With a series of major...

Railways need people

Graham Coombs visits Coyle Rail - popularly known as 'Coyles' - to find out just what it takes to be one of the industry's...