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30 new apprentices for Alstom

Alstom has a long tradition of taking on apprentices, and this year it has welcomed 30 new apprentices to its UK business,...

SWR needs nine new apprentices

South Western Railway is looking for nine new apprentices to join its programme this year. But candidates are encouraged to apply quickly...

Network Rail apprentice encourages others to join the scheme

Adelaja Aladejobi, who lives and works in Peterborough, is encouraging people to follow in his footsteps and join Network Rail after the...

Jeremy Candfield (1953-2020)

The Railway Industry Association has announced that its former director-general Jeremy Candfield passed away on Sunday 1 November, following a long battle...

Network Rail is one of England’s top 20 apprentice employers

The National Apprenticeship Service has named Network Rail as one of the top 20 apprentice employers in England in its Top 100...

Andy McLaren joins Readypower Terrawise as regional director for Scotland

Andy McLaren, former head of track projects at Babcock International, has been appointed to the role of regional director Scotland at Readypower...

RAIB issues Urgent Safety Advice to freight wagon maintainers

Following the derailment and a fire involving a tanker train at Llangennech, Carmarthenshire, on 26 August 2020, the Rail Accident Investigation Branch...

Deploy UK opens its third new office this year

Despite the current pandemic, recruitment specialist Deploy UK has opened a new office in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. It...

Two new directors for East West Railway

East West Railway Company has appointed two new non-executive Directors of the Company, with effect from 1 November 2020.

Two MPI Safety Award winners recognised

As safety is paramount in the Rail Industry, recruitment specialist MPI choose to reward good safety practices with its own Safety Awards.

Dave Bennett to join Atkins

Atkins has announced that Dave Bennett will be joining as operations, improvements & innovation director for its UK and Europe business on...

Royal ‘thank you’ for key station workers

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall has visited London Paddington to thank station workers for their extraordinary commitment in keeping passengers safe throughout...

The changing faces of the railway

The global anti-racism movement has brought attempts to make the british railway industry more representative into the spotlight

Pride during a pandemic

The annual pride festivals provide a visible and colourful reminder that the LGBT+ movement is now (largely) an accepted part of society....

The hidden disability Sunflower Scheme

At a time when people have to wear facemasks, and it is seen as antisocial not to do so, what about those...

HS2 signs up to Tomorrow’s Engineers Code of Practice

To help make engineering careers accessible for this and the next generation of young people, HS2 has signed up to The Tomorrow’s...

Railway workers recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list, published on Saturday 10 October, includes a number of railway workers, many recognised for their work in...

Richard Allan to join Chiltern Railway as MD

Chiltern Railways has announced it has appointed Richard Allan as its new managing director. Chiltern, an Arriva company, has...