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A new life with Arc Infrastructure

If you’re seeking a career in a satisfying role, there’s no better time to pursue your dreams and relocate overseas. Australia continues to roll...

City & Guilds: Upskilling the nation  

‘City & Guilds Training’, the training arm of City & Guilds, has  secured further funding from the Department for Education to deliver a new...

RailStaff Awards inspire industry newcomers

Smital Dhake of Alstom has been awarded Apprentice or Newcomer of the Year at the 2023 RailStaff Awards. Since joining the rail industry in July...

Supporting the learning journey

Learning and development is a critical part of life in any industry. All new employees need training, not just to do their jobs but...

First conductors for new Northumberland Line begin training

The first three conductors recruited to work on the new Northumberland Line have started their training with Northern – as the closing date for...

Rising to the top: Cameron O’Connell, Adcomms

While the rail industry leans heavily on the time-earned knowledge of its more experienced staff, it also clamours for new ideas, fresh ways of...

Partners in safety

RailStaff speaks to Samantha Facey, Health, Safety and Security director at Govia Thameslink Railway, about itsrenewed partnership with the British Transport Police. The safety of...

Health & Safety Roundup

The past few months have seen numerous initiatives aimed at improving the safety and wellbeing of staff and passengers. We give you a roundup...

HS2: training the nation

The construction of HS2 has delivered a huge boost for regional economies, creating major contracts for UK businesses and delivering full-time job roles for...

Award winning VR reduces complacency among signalling engineers

Signalling engineers need to make sure they don't become complacent. Keeping the consequences of accidents at the front of their mind is key. Complacency can...

Training & qualifications roundup

Whether it’s brushing up on existing skills, poring over the latest regulations, or boosting your credentials for a brand new role, for rail staff...

Our railways and trams need more focused organisation

Colin Wheeler Political turmoil, the UK economy, and Covid have all affected the way we live and work. Hopefully we are at last moving forward...

Rail Safety Summit 2023

Colin Wheeler Rail Media’s annual Railway Safety Summit Conference was held on Tuesday 14 March at Loughborough University’s Holywell Park Conference Centre. With 136 people...

Train’d Up honours team players

Train’d Up is proud to sponsor this years’ ‘Rail Team of the Year’ award, recognising the amazing teamwork that goes on every day in...

Fighting fatigue: a joint responsibility

All rail staff face a significant challenge in managing fatigue. The nature of the work means staff often work irregular hours or long shifts...

East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP) – Digital Career Opportunities

nfrastructure in the UK. Taking place on 09-11 May at Birmingham’s NEC, the event will once again bring together the entire industry, presenting the...

LNER celebrates apprenticeships success

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) marked National Apprenticeship Week 2023 by celebrating the contribution of more than 150 apprentices who currently work across the...

HS2: a recruitment and training powerhouse

The HS2 project is hoovering up talent as it rolls up the country at growing speed. It’s also providing countless opportunities to the communities...