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Time to close the gap

RailStaff’s new columnist, Daisy Chapman-Chamberlain, explains why an industry-wide push on EDI is essential. In many ways, the rail industry is extraordinarily honest. When there...

CPC: sharing its success

One of the most effective ways to guide a company to success is to ensure that employees are fully invested in their role, sharing...

RailStaff Awards 2024 – The countdown starts now

Can you hear that? It’s the clock ticking down on the 2024 RailStaff Awards. It’s less than six months away. How time flies! That’s fewer...

RailStaff insights: Smarter Information, Smarter Journeys

Jo Shelley of Network Rail (NR) and Adam Blower from the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) took some time out to talk to RailStaff about...

Rail Safety Summit 2024

Tuesday 12 March saw delegates from across the industry gather for the annual Rail Safety Summit, at Loughborough University’s Holywell Park Conference Centre. The conference...

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,...

Expert commentary – Dr Neil Strong, Biodiversity Strategy Manager, Network Rail

RailStaff caught up with Dr Neil Strong who spoke to us about his work managing Network Rail’s real estate, the role of new technology,...

Unique challenges in a changing climate

Met Office Climate Scientist Alice Lake discusses how climate change will continue to influence the efficiency of the UK’s railways. A winter of what has...

Expert commentary – Jo Kaye, CEO, Railway Benefit Fund

Jo Kaye was appointed CEO of Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) in September last year after a lengthy career in rail leadership. RailStaff caught up...

A new life with Arc Infrastructure

If you’re seeking a career in a satisfying role, there’s no better time to pursue your dreams and relocate overseas. Australia continues to roll...

Expert commentary: Sambit Banerjee, Siemens Mobility UK

Railstaff sat down with Siemens Mobility UK CEO, Sambit Sanerjee, to consider his career, his new role, and the company's commitment to the environment...

Nurturing neurodiversity: Creating a more inclusive workplace

Ian Chapman is AtkinsRéalis’ practice director for the Rail Systems & Infrastructure Practice. He has three sons, all of whom are neurodivergent in different...

RailStaff Awards 2023 honours industry superstars

On Thursday 30 November, the great and good of the Rail Industry gathered at Birmingham’s NEC for the RailStaff Awards 2023. After another eventful 12...

HS2 – The Government must invest in the future

David Shirres “The Government has clearly set out its firm focus on rebalancing the economy and creating jobs, skills and talent to raise the level...

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...

RailStaff Insights – Celebrating neurodiversity in rail

Neurological differences such as autism are natural variations of the human brain and should be recognised and respected. In recent years, great efforts have...