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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...

Ballast scratched boots, shared experiences and the “go to jail card”

Report By Colin WheelerAlmost all of my railway civil engineering experience was with British Railways before the unlamented Railtrack was formed. As a graduate...

Rail still safer and greener than road

Britain’s railways remain the safest and greenest forms of land transport, but there is no room for complacency.The independent rail safety body RSSB has...

Vital Human Resources secure £150m Network Rail contract

Vital Human Resources, part of the Morson Group, has been awarded a £150m contract to provide Network Rail labour covering a range of strategic...

No need to reinvent the wheel

RSSB can get you up to speed, with our treasure trove of knowledge and resources.RSSB was created in 2003 to help the GB rail...

ARQ expands with new operations hire

ARQ has expanded its team with the appointment of Jamie Hutchinson as Operations Manager. Jamie joins ARQ from a tier one national electrification programme contractor...

New Head of Rail Operations (Scotland) appointed by Ganymede Solutions

Further to the recent award of a national Frontline Labour contract by Network Rail to recruitment and workforce management specialist Ganymede Solutions reveal the...

Costain appoints integrated transport director

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has appointed Andy Clarke as integrated transport director.The creation of this new role reflects the importance placed by...

Metro chaplain Michael Bushby retires after 30 years of service

A long-serving Metro driver who became a qualified chaplain and devoted himself to providing pastoral care to his colleagues has retired after more than...

Motion Rail founder named one of top young entrepreneurs in Wales

Emma Dymond, founder and CEO of specialist rail systems engineering company Motion Rail, has been named one of this year's top high-achieving entrepreneurs under...

Carrington West Awarded Share of £950m Frontline Labour Supply Deal by Network Rail

Carrington West are delighted to announce that after a rigorous tender process dating back to last year they have had confirmation that they are...

QTS ON TRACK WITH NEW APPRENTICESHIP DRIVE

Local employer, The QTS Group, is opening its doors to aspiring apprentices with a special open day held at its Drumclog HQ.Taking place between...

Rail still safer and greener than road

Britain’s railways remain the safest and greenest forms of land transport, but there is no room for complacency.The independent rail safety body RSSB has...

Station staff

The men and women who staff the 2,500 railway stations around the country have a lot to cope with.They have to keep those stations...

How post Covid working should become safer

In this issue's report Colin Wheeler covers RAIB's annual report for 2020, the retirement of Simon French, accidents, near misses, no more lows and...

Young Rail Professionals – Working From Home

The industry has a responsibility to get the balance right between home and office working, to provide safe working environments, and to ensure the...

White zone working is needed to change our rail safety culture!

30 year old track patroller fatally injured near surbiton and RAIB publish report on fatal accident to vision impaired passenger at Eden Park station.There...

Two appointments to RSG Council

The Rail Supply Group (RSG) have announced the appointment of two leading experts to its industry-wide Council, Jacqueline Starr, CEO of the Rail Delivery...