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MacRail Systems Appoints Adam Crago as Managing Director

After 7 years at MacRail, 3 of which have been as Managing Director, Tim Westwood has decided to retire in the Spring. Adam Crago has...

WMT appoints new communications chief

West Midlands Trains (WMT) has announced the appointment of Charlotte Ritchie as the organisation’s head of external communications and engagement. Charlotte, who started her role...

Balfour Beatty VINCI seeks more recruits for HS2

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), construction partner of HS2, is launching a major recruitment drive to boost its workforce as it prepares deliver a huge...

Rail workers recognised in New Year’s Honours List

Rail workers from across the industry have been recognised in the 2022 New Year’s Honours List, published on 31 December. Among the recipients were Simon...

Career Opportunities at Arc Infrastructure in Australia

Arc Infrastructure is on the lookout for skilled engineers to help manage and operate its thousands of kilometres of rail infrastructure. Operating the only freight...

Next generation of train drivers sign up to TfW apprenticeship scheme

Transport for Wales (TfW) has become the first train operator in the UK to offer an accredited NVQ level 3 qualification in train driver...

The qualities of a world-beating railway

Colin Wheeler looks at the latest rail safety incidents including November's collision at Salisbury, the dangers of abandoned half trollies, and the derailment of...

LRSSB under review

The progress of the light rail safety and standards board (LRSSB) is under scrutiny and its organisation, membership, and objectives have been questioned. The term...

Full steam ahead to sustainability

With world leaders having just met at COP26, we would hope no-one would argue with the statement that climate change is high on everyone’s...

Young Rail Professionals – An opportunity for growth

Cost and reliability are key to attracting passengers and encouraging modal shift as the domestic and international travel markets recover − a challenge we...

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...

Trough-Tec Systems welcomes Lucy Prior MBE

Lucy Prior MBE has joined sustainable cable management supplier Trough-Tec Systems (TTS) as its business growth director. Building on her 17 years’ experience in business...

SEGULA Technologies appoints Rory Peverell

Rory Peverell has recently joined SEGULA Technologies as their UK-based senior business development manager for Rail, to further strengthen their sales team in the...

RFG welcomes Martin Bignell

Rail Freight Group (RFG) has named Martin Bignell as its new Scottish and Northern representative. He will play a key role in developing the...

Help the Railway Benefit Fund reach their £40,000 Christmas target

Much-loved rail charity Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) need your support to reach their Christmas Appeal target. The charity has currently raised 95% of their...

ScotRail announces new Chief Operating Officer from 1 April 2022

ScotRail has announced the appointment of its new Chief Operating Officer from 1 April 2022, when the train operator becomes a public body. Joanne Maguire,...

Network Rail’s Mark Prescott joins Dual Inventive

Rail solutions provider Dual Inventive has appointed Mark Prescott as new International Business Development Director. Mark is charged with leading the company’s ongoing plans in...

Keolis Amey Docklands appoints new MD for DLR

Richard Graham was recently appointed as the new managing director of Keolis Amey Docklands (KAD), the company responsible for the operation and maintenance of...