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iRail: knocking down walls and building bridges

Building a bridge isn't easy. Meticulous plans need to be sketched, materials need to be sourced and bought, engineers need to work together as...

Rail Partnership Awards returns for 2018

Railway companies big and small are vying to be recognised as one of Network Rail’s top suppliers at the 2018 Rail Partnership Awards. Network Rail...

Railway Children gear up for Ride India 2018

The preparations are almost over for a team of charity cyclists taking on the Ride India 2018 challenge. Between 2-11 March, the riders will cover...

Rail Week 2017

Building on the success of last year’s launch, Rail Week 2017 showed a new class of prospective rail professionals the exciting possibilities presented by...

Rewarding potential

Electrical engineer Conor Maton from rail telecommunications leader telent has won this year’s Graduate of the Year title. Born and raised in Coventry, Conor studied...

Service with a smile

It can be rare for good customer service to get the recognition it deserves. Customers are far more likely to write in with a...

Great turnout for RVE Expo

More visitors than ever attended this year’s RVE (Rail Vehicles and Enhancements) exhibition which was held recently in Derby. An annual one-day exhibition for the...

Rail Safety Week: Spreading the message

A booklet entitled 'The Safety Movement' was handed out to Great Western Railway employees in 1913 to try to encourage its workforce to adopt...

RailStaff Awards: Meet the rail industry heroes of 2017

With appearances from Madonna and Michael Jackson, a retro funfair and its own Club Topicana, the RailStaff Awards celebrated the industry's unsung heroes with...

When good communication matters

Passengers appreciate good communication. During times of delays and cancellations, it can be the difference between a passenger being just mildly disgruntled or indignant. The...

Award of a lifetime

Most companies have their problem solvers; someone who seems to have been around forever and has accumulated an encyclopaedic knowledge to match. The RailStaff Awards’...

Improving safety and standards

The Rail Safety Seat belts and Standards Board (RSSB) was established in April 2003 in the aftermath of the Ladbroke Grove railway crash. Hundreds...

Shot in the ARM

The story of rail recruiter Advanced Resource Managers (ARM) is one of enduring success. The Portsmouth- based agency has spawned new businesses and helped...

The future’s bright

With focus very much on the future and what that looks like for rail, the Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) wants to show the industry...

Using touch to treat trauma

MAX Conflict Management's Mark Wingfield will be at the RailSafety Summit this month to explain how a new therapy based around touch can be used...

Management matters

Project managers are often the ones in the firing line but seldom do they get the recognition they deserve for a job well done. A...

Lesson learned

Seaton Rail is returning in 2017 to support the RailStaff Awards once again. Seaton Rail will be putting its name against the Trainer or Training...

The RailSport Games 2017

The RailSport Games returned to the East Midlands for the first time in 17 years to give staff from across the sector the chance...