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QTS ON TRACK WITH NEW APPRENTICESHIP DRIVE

Local employer, The QTS Group, is opening its doors to aspiring apprentices with a special open day held at its Drumclog HQ. Taking place between...

Rail still safer and greener than road

Britain’s railways remain the safest and greenest forms of land transport, but there is no room for complacency. The independent rail safety body RSSB has...

Station staff

The men and women who staff the 2,500 railway stations around the country have a lot to cope with. They have to keep those stations...

How post Covid working should become safer

In this issue's report Colin Wheeler covers RAIB's annual report for 2020, the retirement of Simon French, accidents, near misses, no more lows and...

Young Rail Professionals – Working From Home

The industry has a responsibility to get the balance right between home and office working, to provide safe working environments, and to ensure the...

White zone working is needed to change our rail safety culture!

30 year old track patroller fatally injured near surbiton and RAIB publish report on fatal accident to vision impaired passenger at Eden Park station. There...

Two appointments to RSG Council

The Rail Supply Group (RSG) have announced the appointment of two leading experts to its industry-wide Council, Jacqueline Starr, CEO of the Rail Delivery...

Two new non-executive directors at Network Rail

Network Rail has appointed Ismail Amla and Stephen Duckworth OBE as non-executive directors to its Board, effective from 1 April 2021. Ismail and Stephen have...

New CEO for G&W UK

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) the owner of Freightliner and Pentalver have announced the appointment of Eddie Aston as chief executive officer of its...

On track to be a chaplain

Helen Lewis has joined Railway Mission as the Railway and British Transport Police Chaplain for South and Mid-Wales. She joins the railway industry as...

New PMO boss for Alstom

With the recent announcement of Alstom completing the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation, there had been little delay in appointing the Head of Procurement, Supply...

KeolisAmey Metrolink strengthens commitment to employee safety

KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) has made it easier for its employees to speak up about health and safety concerns by becoming a member of CIRAS...

On track to be a chaplain:

Recently Helen Lewis joined Railway Mission as the Railway and British Transport Police Chaplain for South and Mid-Wales.  She joins the railway industry as...

Vannin Solutions: A New Name in Permanent Recruitment

Founded by Ian Thomas and Victoria Hesketh in late 2020, Vannin Solutions are permanent recruitment specialists for the UK Rail Industry. Based in Ormskirk,...

McGinley Support Services appoints Russell Otter

McGinley Support Services has appointed Russell Otter to be Operations Director. Russell has been working in senior leadership positions in rail recruitment for over...

From Walt Disney to Harry Potter – What it takes to run King’s Cross

When looking for a career on the railway, one of the top jobs that people can aspire to is that of station master at...

Runaways, overspending and mutual understanding

Without good communication, getting the safety message across becomes impossible. In his first safety report of the new year, Colin Wheeler stresses the importance of...

Young Rail Professionals – YRP needs you!

Do you work in rail? or, if you don't, would you like to? or do you simply have a soft spot for trains? If the...