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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 -...

Young Rail Professionals: Celebrating future leaders

In April I stepped in as Chair of Young Rail Professionals (YRP). Over the course of the next year, I’ll write a series of...

Ellie Burrows takes helm of RSSB safety leadership group

Network Rail’s Anglia Director, Ellie Burrows, has been appointed chair of RSSB’s System Safety Risk Group (SSRG). She takes over the chair from Steve...

New managing director for West Midlands Trains

Ian McConnell is to join West Midlands Trains (WMT) as managing director. Currently chief operating officer at ScotRail, he will join WMT during April,...

New head of UK Rail at Zipabout

Transport communications company Zipabout has announced that Charlotte Pearce will be joining the company as head of UK Rail. Charlotte will take responsibility for Zipabout’s...

Trenitalia c2c welcomes new managing director

Train operator Trenitalia c2c has announced the appointment of Rob Mullen as managing director, following the departure of Ben Ackroyd who leaves the role...

New head of engineering at Northern

Northern has appointed Tony Plumbley as its new head of Engineering. He joins the operator from Merseyrail, where he was head of fleet and...

Claire Ansley expands role at LNER

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is pleased to announce that Claire Ansley has been appointed to the new role of People and Customer Experience...

Joel Sainsbury joins Serco as director

Serco has appointed Joel Sainsbury as its new director, Rail Technical Services, based in Derby. Richard Hobson, who has led Rail Technical Services since...

Northern appoints new TrainCare Centre manager

Northern has appointed Andy Marden as its new TrainCare Centre manager at Neville Hill depot. He has been promoted from his previous role leading the...

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...

ARM: Apprentices in rail

With the ongoing talent shortage and increasingly ineffective talent acquisition methods, how can we reinvigorate rail recruitment? The answer is apprentices. We caught up...

Southern and Gatwick Express MD becomes permanent GTR Operations Chief

Managing Director of Southern and Gatwick Express Angie Doll has been appointed as Govia Thameslink Railway’s Chief Operating Officer, starting today (20 April). Angie joined...

RailStaff Awards is back – Thursday 24th November 2022

The RailStaff Awards are back and this year they’re bigger and better than ever! Every year, the Awards attract more entries, more interest, and more...

CrossCountry appoints Wendy Smith as HR and Safety Director

Britain’s largest long-distance operator, CrossCountry, has announced the appointment of Wendy Smith as HR and Safety Director. Wendy joins from HS2, where she was Head...

AmcoGiffen appoints new procurement and supply chain director

As part of AmcoGiffen’s commitment to collaborating with key supply chain partners, the company has appointed Ben McCluskey into the newly created role of...

Railway charities extend free will writing service for a year

UK rail charities Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) and Railway Mission have extended their free will writing service for a year after over 1,000 people...

CWE appoints Dave Bates as Commercial Director

CWE Ltd - the independent supply, maintenance and logistics partner for the rail industry - has announced the appointment of Dave Bates as Commercial...