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Northern launches second series of workshops for north east job seekers

Northern is launching a second series of workshops seeking to give local communities in the north east a competitive advantage in the job market. The train operator...

Trainline appoints Martin Sheehan as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

Trainline, the leading independent rail and coach platform, has appointed Martin Sheehan, to the newly created role of Chief Corporate Affairs Officer. Sheehan joins from...

Keltbray appoints Neil Lindley as Programme Director for HS2 Portfolio

Keltbray is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Lindley as Programme Director for its HS2 portfolio of works, reporting to Managing Director of...

Linking electrification & labour supply

ESL, the electrification and civil engineering specialist, has branched out to offer solutions in the labour supply market, forging a link between electrification and...

A return to the Railway Family – Could it reduce avoidable accidents?

Like many others I spent most of my working life in the employ of British Railways. I recall the original application form for employment...

Young Rail Professionals – future industry structure and culture change

In the last edition of RailStaff I launched a series of editorials to voice the views of my peers – young professionals in rail...

Trainline appoints Mike Hyde as Chief Data Officer

Trainline, the independent rail and coach platform, has appointed Facebook’s Mike Hyde as Chief Data Officer. Joining in early October, he will be responsible...

New Managing Director for Hull Trains

David Gibson has been appointed as the new Managing Director for Hull Trains. David joined the business on 1 October to lead Hull Trains...

Amey welcomes new Rail Sector Director

Leading infrastructure services and engineering company Amey is pleased to announce James Holmes will be joining the business to take responsibility for its rail...

Frauscher Sensor Technology reveals new CSO

Mayank Tripathi has taken over the position of Chief Sales Officer (CSO) at Frauscher Sensor Technology.Mayank is tasked with leading and further developing the...

Arriva Rail London appoints Charlotte Whitfield as Customer Experience Director

Arriva Rail London, which operates the London Overground on behalf of Transport for London, is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlotte Whitfield as...

Rail industry celebrates the Women in Rail Awards 2021

The fourth Women in Rail Awards took place on Thursday 30 September at the stunning and iconic Roundhouse, Camden London.The event was attended by...

HS2 offers more jobs for young people in the West Midlands

Following the success of its first youth unemployment scheme, HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands, Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), is searching for more...

Rail operator on the hunt for 250 new apprentices

The number of 2022 apprenticeships on offer at the companies will rise by 25%The number of apprenticeships on offer across rail firms Southern, Thameslink,...

Double success for Avanti West Coast at the Women in Rail Awards 2021

Avanti West Coast's  picks up Best Apprenticeship Scheme at the 2021 Women in Rail Awards whilst Glasgow Onboard Manager is awarded 'Women in Rail'Glasgow...

WOMEN IN RAIL APPOINTS NEW CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR

Women in Rail is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chair, Christine Fernandes, and Vice Chair, Shona Clive.Christine is Business Development Lead...

HS2 Minister visits Birmingham to open new INFRA Skills training centre

On Monday, September 27th, Andrew Stephenson, Minister of State at the Department of Transport and the HS2 Minister, officially opened the new purpose-built INFRA...

Pete Waterman to attend Railtex/Infrarail 2021

The Railway Benefit Fund are the only charity attending this year’s Railtex/Infrarail Exhibition at the NEC Birmingham. They are delighted to announce that their...