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HS2 continues to encourage young people into work

For the last five years, HS2 has partnered with the Social Mobility Foundation (SMF) to provide work experience placements and 1:1...

Heathrow Express appoints Sophie Chapman as its new director

Sophie Chapman, the former head of train services at Heathrow Express, has been appointed to be its Director. She...

Chris Elliott to become business development director-rail systems at Sella Controls

Sella Controls, the Stockport-based systems integration and functional safety specialist, has announced the appointment of Chris Elliott as Business Development Director -...

Royal BAM Group appoints John Wilkinson as COO civil engineering

The executive board of Royal BAM Group has appointed John Wilkinson to be chief operating officer for its civil engineering business,...

200 new train driver jobs attracts 10,000 applicants

A search for 200 new train drivers in Wales has attracted over 10,000 applicants in just a few days!

Talent and gender diversity in the rail sector

Guest writer Adam Razzell, head of transport and infrastructure at Advance Resource Managers, reflects on the diversity of talent in the...

GWR to name train after Gurkha VC hero

Marking 75 years since the end of World War 2, when hostilities in the Far East ceased, Great Western Railway (GWR)...

Leon Daniels joins Net Zero Transport Board

Leon Daniels OBE, who is vice-president of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, has been appointed to the government’s Net...

Alison Stansfield

It is with great sadness that the Permanent Way Institution has announced the loss of dear friend and colleague, Alison Stansfield.

Daniel Pyke joins Kloeckner from British Steel

Daniel Pyke, former marketing manager for rail products at British Steel, has joined the multinational Kloeckner group as business development manager,...

Three people killed in a train accident in Scotland

The Scotrail HST, of the type shown above, was on the morning service from Aberdeen to Glasgow.  It left at 06:38...

RUOK Today?

Organisers of the ‘RUOKToday?’ initiative are planning a major online event on Thursday 12th September 2020, to support travellers who may need...

CPS can take no further action over Belly Mujinga

When Belly Mujinga, a ticket office worker with Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) Southern at London Victoria station, died of coronavirus in April...

New UK sales director for Flexicon

Flexicon, the flexible conduit manufacturer that is part of Atkore International, has appointed Neil Carter as its new UK sales director.

Rail Forum Midlands welcomes Karen Jackson

Rail Forum Midlands has appointed Karen Jackson to be the new programme delivery executive, leading on events and communications together with supporting...

GB Railfreight appoints Tim Hartley as business development director

Tim Hartley has been named as the new business development director at GB Railfreight. Over the last 20 years,...

Mott MacDonald appoints Mike Brown to shareholder committee

Mike Brown MVO, the former Transport Commissioner for London, has been appointed by Mott MacDonald as an independent member of its shareholders’...

Anna Delvecchio joins Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald appointed Anna Delvecchio as development director to its transportation business for the UK and Europe. Anna joined...