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London Bridge station marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities with special umbrella installation celebrating neuro-diversity

This year's theme of neurodiversity is being celebrated through special 'umbrella' art at London Bridge, Victoria and Waterloo Stations will also be lit up in purple symbolising...

Sir Peter Hendy CBE appointed Chair of National Railway Museum’s Advisory Board

Network Rail Chair Sir Peter Hendy CBE has been appointed Chair of the National Railway Museum’s Advisory Board to spearhead delivery of the Museum’s Vision...

Rail industry welcomes Louise Haigh MP as new Shadow Transport Secretary

The Railway Industry Association, the voice of the UK rail supply community, has welcomed Louise Haigh MP as the new Shadow Secretary of State...

National rail contractor pledges to support new talent through the Kickstart Scheme

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has signed up to the Kickstart Scheme to help tackle unemployment in young people and showcase the rail industry as a positive career...

HS2 announces hundreds of new job opportunities in the West Midlands

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands, has announced it has hundreds of new jobs to fill across its supply...

Network Rail launches competition to showcase careers for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates

Network Rail has launched a competition to highlight the Information Technology careers available at the organisation, and in the wider rail industry, to young...

DB Cargo UK appoints new Chief Operating Officer

DB Cargo UK has appointed a new Chief Operating Officer to drive further improvements in its operational performance and customer service. Neil Ethell, who was...

Porterbrook appoints its first Chief Operating Officer

Porterbrook, the rolling stock owner and asset manager, today announced the appointment of Ben Ackroyd as the company’s first Chief Operating Officer. This Board level...

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...