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Metro man bows out

An engineering stalwart who oversaw the construction of the Tyne and Wear Metro’s tracks is retiring after 47 years in the rail...

Lest we forget: Hundreds gather to commemorate railway workers who died during World War One

Railway colleagues from all grades gathered at Southwark Cathedral to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting in the Great War.

Get into Railways: A job, a career, a purpose

GTR and The Prince's Trust have helped 182 youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds gain work experience through their 'Get into Railway' programme. As...

Archway: Educating – Empowering – Connecting

Archway, Network Rail’s LGBT+ employee network, recently held the third conference in its six-year history. Nigel Wordsworth went along to find out...

Susan Cooklin on life before Network Rail, introducing smartphone technology and change at Route Services

Describing what Route Services does is no easy task. Established in January 2016 to create a central provider of services to Network...

Angling victory

Gavin Millward, an electrical control operator for Network Rail, won the 30th RailSport National Angling contest with a total catch of 172lb...

Powering rail productivity: The case for greater diversity

Stewart Thorpe outlines why rail needs to draw on new pools of talent In...

Gender diversity at Network Rail

Loraine Martins, director of diversity and inclusion, tells Stewart Thorpe what Network Rail...

RailStaff Aug/Sep: Meet the guest editors

One woman from the supply chain, one from Network Rail and another from the driver's cab; together they have helped to shape...

RailStaff Awards: Talent in technology

The UK’s congested railways are becoming increasingly reliant on digital technology, with many rail operators choosing innovative software-based solutions over new infrastructure,...

RailStaff Awards: A new kingdom

We've announced the date, presented the host, revisited last year's big winner as well as entertainment of yesteryear, and now we're ready...

Women in rail freight

Railways have been used to transport vital goods since the early 19th century and, with an increasing focus on reducing the UK’s...

Research sheds light on why there is a lack of women in the train driver role

In a television news report from 1980, a reporter named John Doyle joined a train driver for a short ride on the...

Reflecting society and shaping the world

Director Claire Jones and apprentice Imogen Parker talk about career paths, working for AECOM and what they love about engineering

A tale of two transformers

As the government prepares to make a decision on what could be her biggest achievement yet, Stewart Thorpe takes a look at...

A talented team

Stobart Rail & Civils has gained a reputation as a business that invests in new solutions to drive safety and efficiency. ...

Breaking the mould: Leaders from adjacent sectors detail their plans to boost diversity

Construction Forecasts from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) predict the sector will need an extra 168,500 workers by...

Accelerating gender balance and diversity with HS2

WSP Rail’s managing director, Darren Reed, and equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) manager, Abi Frost, discuss how HS2 is helping the business...