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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...

QTS Group rolls out new graduate scheme

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has announced the launch of a graduate scheme to help develop talent within rail construction and position the industry...

NIS support’s rail’s recruitment push

A Wolverhampton-based training provider, is ramping up activities to help the rail sector meet an anticipated 120,000 shortfall in staff. National Infrastructure Solutions (NIS), launched...

Expert commentary – Phil Catcheside, Network Rail

In the first of series of interviews with experts in the Rail industry and beyond, RailStaff spoke to Phil Catcheside, Head of Recruitment Marketing...

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...

EMR launches recruitment drive for Fleet Engineer Apprentices across Nottingham and Derby

East Midlands Railway (EMR) has announced a recruitment drive to attract new Fleet Engineers to its team in line with National Apprenticeships Week, taking...

Change track: Northern urges Generation X to consider apprentice opportunities in the rail industry

The UK’s second-largest train operator, Northern, has used National Apprenticeship Week (7-13 Feb) to urge Generation X – those born between 1965 and 1980...

Avanti West Coast launch new Train Driver recruitment campaign

Avanti West Coast has launched a campaign to help recruit 40 new Train Drivers at locations throughout the UK in 2022. The initiative aims to...

Future rail engineers encouraged to apply for Arkwright Engineering Scholarship

Future rail engineers are being encouraged to apply for a place on the Arkwright Engineering Scholarship, the application deadline for which has been extended...

Next generation of train drivers sign up to TfW apprenticeship scheme

Transport for Wales (TfW) has become the first train operator in the UK to offer an accredited NVQ level 3 qualification in train driver...

Structures examination academy

XEIAD steps up to tackle a shortage of inspection engineers by launching its own training programme. The rail industry needs you! With a dwindling number...

EMR and Hitachi Rail supporting jobs in Ripley and Burton upon Trent

East Midlands Railways (EMR) and Hitachi Rail are supporting jobs in Burton upon Trent and Ripley after the awarding of contracts linked to manufacturing of...

National rail contractor pledges to support new talent through the Kickstart Scheme

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has signed up to the Kickstart Scheme to help tackle unemployment in young people and showcase the rail industry as a positive career...

Northern launches second series of workshops for north east job seekers

Northern is launching a second series of workshops seeking to give local communities in the north east a competitive advantage in the job market.  The train operator...

HS2 Minister visits Birmingham to open new INFRA Skills training centre

On Monday, September 27th, Andrew Stephenson, Minister of State at the Department of Transport and the HS2 Minister, officially opened the new purpose-built INFRA...

No need to reinvent the wheel

RSSB can get you up to speed, with our treasure trove of knowledge and resources. RSSB was created in 2003 to help the GB rail...

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...

Suffolk New College partners with Greater Anglia to offer student outreach projects

Suffolk New College students can look forward to unique extra-curricular learning after the college teamed up with Greater Anglia to officially ‘adopt’ Ipswich rail...