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Farewell to David Waboso

Industry colleague Clive Kessell looks back at the career of the talented project engineer The impending...

Hero officer aims to raise £10k for PTSD charity

BTP officer Leon McLeod is running his first marathon to raise money for servicemen and women who suffer from post traumatic stress...

Patrick Parsons’ appointment

Engineering consultancy Patrick Parsons has recruited a new director for rail. Sen Jay Dookayka was most recently interim head...

Execs depart Orange Army

Francis Paonessa, the managing director of Infrastructure Projects (IP), and Alison Rumsey, group human resources director, are both set to leave Network...

Amey promotes ex-Carillion MD

Andy Joy has been promoted to rail sector director at Amey.  The former business director joined the company in...

Nottingham Trams boss joins RFM

Paul Robinson, the managing director of Nottingham Trams, has replaced outgoing chair Paul Francis at Rail Forum Midlands (RFM). 

Shepherd to tend to safety at Hull Trains

Hull Trains has appointed Mark Shepherd as its head of safety and environment. Mark will tackle issues surrounding the...

Success Story

A trio of senior promotions have been made at Story Contracting after what it describes as an "exceptional start" to 2019.

New head of apprenticeships at Network Rail

Network Rail has hired its first dedicated head of apprenticeships.  Newstarter Richard Turner joins from Virgin Trains where he...

Community rail partner for Isle of Purbeck

Purbeck Community Rail Partnership (CRP) has employed a part-time community rail partnership officer (CRPO) thanks to funding from South Western Railway (SWR)....

Robinson onboard for Wales

Not-for-profit government agency Transport for Wales has appointed Lee Robinson as development director for North Wales.  The region will...

Railway flash mob releases charity single

A choral flash mob that went viral with a performance of 'Lean on Me' at Christmas has released a charity single. Known as 'Voices for...

Greater Anglia hires fleet director from Arriva

Martin Beable, fleet director of Arriva UK's trains bid team, is set to join Greater Anglia in March as the new engineering director. Martin, who...

Bloom set for Transport for the North

A transport leader who previously managed the strategy for the £2 billion East Coast main line upgrade is set to join Transport for the North...

Move for digital railway boss

Doug Blanc has moved from SNC-Lavalin to Ricardo, where he will lead the digital railway and digital resilience teams. Based at Ricardo’s Derby technical centre,...

Train manager helps war widow track down her grandfather’s long-lost grave

An 85-year-old woman has finally visited her grandfather's long-lost grave with the help of a Virgin Trains employee. When Private Thomas Bryan said farewell to...

Atkins recruits Arcadis boss

Lizi Stewart, the managing director of Arcadis' highways and aviation business, is set to join Atkins. In her new role as managing director for transportation,...

RSSB selects new chair

Rail industry body RSSB has appointed Barbara Moorhouse as its new chair. Barbara is a non-executive director at Balfour Beatty, Microgen and Agility Trains. Her executive...