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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...

RailStaff Awards is back – Thursday 24th November 2022

The RailStaff Awards are back and this year they’re bigger and better than ever! Every year, the Awards attract more entries, more interest, and more...

Railway industry celebrates International Women’s Day

The Rail industry has united in celebration of International Women’s Day, with numerous events and initiatives taking place across the network. This year’s theme...

Galvanizers Association will deliver for HS2

A process of protecting steel, in use for centuries, is essential to the provision of modern railway infrastructure. Galvanizers Association tell us more. Billed as...

NIS support’s rail’s recruitment push

A Wolverhampton-based training provider, is ramping up activities to help the rail sector meet an anticipated 120,000 shortfall in staff. National Infrastructure Solutions (NIS), launched...

Expert commentary – Phil Catcheside, Network Rail

In the first of series of interviews with experts in the Rail industry and beyond, RailStaff spoke to Phil Catcheside, Head of Recruitment Marketing...

Diversity in recruitment

Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) is a burning issue in today’s workplace and, going forward, will only increase in importance. Today’s generation of job...

Freightliner – Keeping the country running

Although COVID-19 has created many challenges for all parts of the economy, rail freight has demonstrated strong resilience and agility, much of this attributed...

Embrace adventure with MTM

It’s a brand-new year – time to turn the page and make the changes you’ve been putting off for far too long. If a...

Career Hunting – Top Tips

Despite 2021 presenting a lot of uncertainty, forced remote working, and skills shortages, job vacancies hit a record high of one million as the...

Structures examination academy

XEIAD steps up to tackle a shortage of inspection engineers by launching its own training programme. The rail industry needs you! With a dwindling number...

Keep Melbourne moving with MTM

WITH A NEW YEAR JUST AROUND THE CORNER IS IT TIME FOR A CAREER MOVE AND NEW ADVENTURE? AUSTRALIA IS LOOKING FOR RAIL PROFESSIONALS...

HS2 Ltd awards landmark rolling stock contracts to Hitachi-Alstom joint venture

HS2 Ltd today confirmed that a Hitachi/Alstom JV has been awarded the contracts to build Britain’s next generation of high speed trains at their...

London Bridge station marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities with special umbrella installation celebrating neuro-diversity

This year's theme of neurodiversity is being celebrated through special 'umbrella' art at London Bridge, Victoria and Waterloo Stations will also be lit up in purple symbolising...

Sir Peter Hendy CBE appointed Chair of National Railway Museum’s Advisory Board

Network Rail Chair Sir Peter Hendy CBE has been appointed Chair of the National Railway Museum’s Advisory Board to spearhead delivery of the Museum’s Vision...

Government announces £96 billion Integrated Rail Plan for the North and Midlands

The government has today announced its Integrated Rail Plan for the North and Midlands - a £96 billion plan that outlines how major rail...

“Wrecking Ball Act” threatens future of historic bridge

Unrest is brewing in an East Sussex village over National Highways’ plan to infill a historic railway bridge within a conservation area. The state-owned roads...