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RailStaff July 2019: Bowled over in Brussels

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The European Tram Driver Championship

Metrolink duo Caroline Haynes and Steve Shaw recorded the best finish for a British team at this year's contest. They tell Stewart Thorpe what...

Nowhere to hide

Chief inspector Peter Kooper talks to Stewart Thorpe about BTP's new approach to counter terrorism The...

Fast Trackers II

Network Rail and Mott MacDonald's engineering outreach programme was even bigger and better on its 2019 return

Chaplains call for help

In times of need they are there without hesitation, offering a listening ear and confidential support. But now, in its time of...

RailStaff July: Tragedy

Sadly, shortly before this issue went to print, the industry was hit with the news that two railway workers were killed by...

Rail Safety Week

Whether it’s the introduction of new rolling stock, timetables or a company structure, change poses a risk to safety and must be...

Tomorrow’s trains

The fruits of a booming uk rolling stock market were on show at Railtex as suppliers and major manufacturers promoted innovative new...

Diversity and inclusion: The shape of things to come

How the organisation developing the UK's new high-speed rail network is changing the industry's diversity and inclusion practices

More than just an awards ceremony

If you’ve been to the RailStaff Awards, you’ll understand it’s an event like no other.  Not only does it...

Training in the virtual world

Stewart Thorpe tests out two of the latest virtual reality training tools With a whistle pressed...

Railtex recap…

Innovations were showcased, knowledge shared and friendships renewed at Railtex 2019 - the 14th such show. Organised by Mack Brooks Exhibitions, the...

Network health clinics

Stewart Thorpe went to the doctors to learn about a bold new approach to occupational health

Supplier of the Year

Buckingham Group stole the show at Network Rail’s Partnership Awards as it bagged three of 15 trophies - including the coveted Rail...

HS2 train bidders show their cards

Bidders for the HS2 train contract have revealed computer-generated images of their proposed designs. Alstom, CAF, the Hitachi-Bombardier JV,...

Network Rail regional MDs announced

Five new regional managing directors have been appointed at Network Rail as it continues its reorganisation under chief executive Andrew Haines. 

CrossCountry’s Cooper retires

Andy Cooper, the managing director of CrossCountry, retired from his post on June 1.  Andy has enjoyed a long...

Driver swaps Javelin for G40

High-speed train driver Toby Trice swapped rail track for the race track on May 18 as he made his motorsport debut in...