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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...

RSK appointment to oversee rail growth

Aspin Group's former head of business development has joined RSK Group. Adrian Calder, the new business development director for rail, will be responsible for identifying new...

New rail manager at Scott Parnell

Sharon Rice has been appointed the new national rail manager for groundworks and civil engineering firm Scott Parnell. Sharon has 13 years’ experience working in rail...

Documentary makers to visit all stations in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Railway adventurers Geoff Marshall and Vicki Pipe will follow up their 'All The Stations' adventure around Great Britain by travelling to all of the stations...

Educational OLE book goes live

A free-to-download book covering overhead line electrification has been released as an "easy to read" introduction to the subject. Author Garry Keenor, an experienced OLE...

One of the Metro’s first train drivers calls it a day after 40 years’ service

In the summer of 1980, ex-British Rail guard Ian Rossiter became one of the first drivers to get behind the controls of the Tyne...