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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...

An emotional goodbye

LNER staff marked the end of an era on March 20 when train manager Osman Khatri, 69, bowed out after 43 years...

Young Rail Professionals turns 10

Former and present-day chairs reflect on the organisation’s success as it celebrates a milestone year 

Safety gear and tech of the future

Stewart Thorpe shines the spotlight on five innovative new safety products for the rail industry which could become commonplace in the workplace

RailStaff Awards: Time to embark on a new journey

Where does the time go? It seems like only yesterday that the new line-up of rail industry heroes was crowned at the...

Explosive package at Waterloo

Tuesday, March 5 is a day postmaster Kevin Beechey is unlikely ever to forget.  What began as a normal...

A league of their own

Four amateur football teams are battling it out for the inaugural GTR Railway Football League title. Brighton Train Crews...

Industry calls on volunteers to step forward in support of the Samaritans

The rail industry has announced the "Million Hour Challenge", which aims to encourage staff to donate their time, energy and skills to...

New chief at Kier

Andrew Davies, construction group Wates' former chief executive, has been appointed as the new CEO of Kier. He...

Learning leader role created for Tyne and Wear Metro

Nexus has created a 'head of learning' post to lead on the delivery of Tyne and Wear Metro training programmes.

All change for RailStaff Awards host

Richard Salkeld, the host of the 2018 RailStaff Awards, has announced his departure from Great Western Railway to return to an old...

Farewell to David Waboso

Industry colleague Clive Kessell looks back at the career of the talented project engineer The impending...

Hero officer aims to raise £10k for PTSD charity

BTP officer Leon McLeod is running his first marathon to raise money for servicemen and women who suffer from post traumatic stress...

Patrick Parsons’ appointment

Engineering consultancy Patrick Parsons has recruited a new director for rail. Sen Jay Dookayka was most recently interim head...

Execs depart Orange Army

Francis Paonessa, the managing director of Infrastructure Projects (IP), and Alison Rumsey, group human resources director, are both set to leave Network...

Amey promotes ex-Carillion MD

Andy Joy has been promoted to rail sector director at Amey.  The former business director joined the company in...