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Neurodivergence in Rail: advancing thanks to difference

All human beings experience events and situations differently, in their own way. Indeed, this is the case for all sentient beings. Every group of people...

Freightliner champions diversity and inclusion

The rail industry, like many others, is still getting to grips with including and representing the wide array of cultures, ethnicities, genders, sexualities, and...

“There’s never been a better time to be a woman in the rail industry” says Northern

The chief operating officer of Northern has used Women’s History Month to urge women across the North of England to join her on the...

Northern looks to recruit hundreds of drivers and conductors in 2023

Northern is looking to recruit as many as 280 drivers and conductors across the North of England in 2023. New recruits are being recruited as...

Network Rail’s Sharon Salmon is an HR & Diversity superstar

Diversity is always in the spotlight, and rightly so. The rail industry, like all others, is still getting to grips with including and representing...

GTR appeals to women on career breaks through new partnership

Continuing its mission to entice people of all backgrounds to consider a career in rail, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), is partnering with purpose-led consulting,...

Changing the face of construction: EDI report shows HS2 continues to lead by example

HS2 has published its annual Equality, Diversity and Inclusion report. The report shows how the company delivering Britain’s new railway is continuing to challenge...

LNER Appoints First Female Engineering Director

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is pleased to announce that Dr Linda Wain has been appointed to the role of Engineering Director. Dr Wain, who...

Women in Rail: working for all

Women in Rail trustee Mohanad Ismail spoke to RailStaff about the importance of ethnic representation within leadership, how ethnicity and nationality can impact career...

Expert commentary – Paul McGunnigle-White, treasury manager and EDI member at Trenitalia c2c

Paul McGunnigle-White is an experienced finance manager and team builder, with a passion for diversity and inclusion. He is a driving member of the...

CML: an equal opportunity employer

Founded in 1986, CML is a principal contractor to Network Rail, operating throughout England and Wales. The firm delivers multidisciplinary building and civils projects,...

Shedding the stereotypes and taking centre stage

Lisa Hogben has over 15 years of experience in rail and is a board director with the NAWIC Australia. The fight for equality in...

Northern all set to celebrate Blackpool Pride with customers and colleagues this weekend

Northern is celebrating Pride Month alongside colleagues and the communities across its rail network.   The train operator is a sponsor of this weekend’s Blackpool Pride...

Kent & East Sussex Railway marks LGBT+ Pride month for the first time

For the month of June 2022 the Kent & East Sussex's ‘garter' crest on its website will be backed by the ‘pride progress' flag. K&ESR...

HR, Diversity and Inclusion

One of the longer titles for a category in this year’s RailStaff Awards - the HR, Diversity & Inclusion Person or Team Award -...

Celebrating the achievements Women in Rail

International Women’s Day, held on 8 March, celebrated the achievements of women and marked a call to action to accelerate women’s equality. International Women’s...

Pleased to greet you: why pronouns matter

The engineering consultancy Atkins is committed to equality and inclusivity, and explains to Rail Staff the importance of using pronouns in the workplace. What’s in...

Diversity in recruitment

Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) is a burning issue in today’s workplace and, going forward, will only increase in importance. Today’s generation of job...