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Archway: Educating – Empowering – Connecting

Archway, Network Rail’s LGBT+ employee network, recently held the third conference in its six-year history. Nigel Wordsworth went along to find out...

Susan Cooklin on life before Network Rail, introducing smartphone technology and change at Route Services

Describing what Route Services does is no easy task. Established in January 2016 to create a central provider of services to Network...

Get into Railways: A job, a career, a purpose

GTR and The Prince's Trust have helped 182 youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds gain work experience through their 'Get into Railway' programme. As...

RailStaff October: Attention, class

Building Britain's railways in the 19th century was tough work. Railway companies initially recruited miners as they were accustomed to intense labour...

Powering rail productivity: The case for greater diversity

Stewart Thorpe outlines why rail needs to draw on new pools of talent In...

Gender diversity at Network Rail

Loraine Martins, director of diversity and inclusion, tells Stewart Thorpe what Network Rail...

RailStaff Aug/Sep: Guest editor takeover

When I was first asked to be one of the guest editors for this special issue focused on gender diversity, I jumped...

RailStaff Aug/Sep: Meet the guest editors

One woman from the supply chain, one from Network Rail and another from the driver's cab; together they have helped to shape...

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...