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SLC Rail is officially a Great Place to Work

Third-party rail scheme specialist SLC Rail has received Great Place to Work-Certification™ as a result of its commitment to creating a positive and enjoyable...

Joanne Lake joins Morson Group as non-executive director

Morson Group, the recruitment and talent specialist, has appointed Joanne Lake as non-executive director to help drive strategic growth within its core STEM markets...

Senior appointments at Maritime

Maritime Transport, operator of the new rail freight hub at East Midlands Gateway, has announced three new appointments to its senior management team. Vincent Van...

Tram Train Pilot Learning Hub launched

A Tram Train Pilot Learning Hub has been launched by Network Rail, South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) and Stagecoach Supertram. It contains a...

RAIB investigates train overspeeding in Aberdeenshire

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch is looking into how two trains went through an emergency speed restriction between Laurencekirk and Portlethen, Aberdeenshire, on 4...

Steve Cordwell joins Universal Group

Steve Cordwell has been announced as the new business development manager for specialist piling, civils and resource company the Universal Group. Steve, who has spent...

New health and safety passport for HS2 workers

HS2 is working with Midland-based Biosite to develop a new initiative that will boost health and safety and competency insight across the supply chain The...

New rail director at Van Elle

Piling, geotechnical and ground engineering contractor Van Elle has appointed David Buckley to lead its specialist rail division. With a geotechnical background, David joins Van...

Well-known faces receive New Year’s Honours

Several friends of RailStaff and Rail Media have been honoured in the New Year’s Honours List this year. Martin Frobisher, Network Rail’s group safety and...

RAIB issues safety message after derailment at Bognor Regis

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has released a Safety Digest covering a recent derailment at Bognor Regis station. On 22 October 2020, at around...

Network Rail joins HS2 skills, jobs and training pledge in London

Construction firms involved in the building of HS2, including Network Rail, have set out long-term plans so people in seven London boroughs will benefit...

HS2 offers work experience to 30 students

HS2 is helping to support students who have deferred their university place due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic by offering them work...

Pat Kemp celebrates a 55-year career at Reading

One of GWR’s longest-serving employees will retire at Christmas, having served nearly 55 years at Reading station. Pat Kemp started as a porter on 24...

Is white-zone working the answer for the future?

Now that the report on the fatal accident at Margam has been released, it is time to make sure such an incident can never...

Safety is all about people

In a footnote to his main article, Colin Wheeler asks whether the lack of face-to-face communication is resulting in an increase in accidents and...

BTP celebrates five years of Project Servator

Under Project Servator, unpredictable, highly visible and intelligence-led British Transport Police (BTP) patrols disrupt a wide range of criminal activity, including terrorism, while providing...

HS2 wins award for bringing disabled into employment

HS2 Ltd, the company delivering Britain’s new high-speed railway, has won an award for its commitment to ensuring equality and transparency in its recruitment...

A year like no other

COVID-19 challenged the whole rail industry to keep on working, despite the difficulties. Recruitment consultancies such as Advance TRS were no exception. At the beginning...