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RIA Scotland announces Chair and Vice Chair

RIA Scotland, the voice of the Scottish rail supply community, has announced a new Chair, Meirion Thomas of Arcadis, and Vice Chair, Campbell Braid...

CrossCountry appoints new regional directors

CrossCountry has announced the appointment of two regional directors in a bid to further embed its regional structure. They will be responsible for the...

Surprise as Queen attends Elizabeth line opening

The Queen has made a surprise visit to the opening ceremony of the Elizabeth line at Paddington Station. She was joined by her youngest...

Full potential of the railway industry showcased at Railtex / Infrarail 2022

Last week, from 10-12 May 2022, Railtex / Infrarail brought together a total of 3,707 industry professionals, mainly from the UK. With topics from...

Metro ‘superheroes’ to be celebrated in their own comic book

The work of frontline staff on the Tyne and Wear Metro is to be celebrated by a specially stylised comic book. Local artist Mike Duckett...

Xavier Guilhen joins Trough-Tec Systems

Xavier Guilhen has joined the team at Trough-Tec Systems (TTS), the supplier of environmentally sustainable cable management systems, as its Technical Client Services Manager. Xavier...

Aid for Ukraine

In the past few months, the UK rail industry has joined together to facilitate sending more than a million items of aid to Ukraine...

Pedal to Paris

Rail and infrastructure services firm, Auctus Management, will be back in Paris in 2022 to show its support for the Royal British Legion and...

McGinley champions Flexi-Job apprenticeships

If you’re thinking about the next move in your career or even a total change of course, you’d be wise to contact McGinley Support...

Get ready for Railtex

Renowned as the leading one-stop-shop event for the entire railway industry in the UK, Railtex / Infrarail reflects the dynamic developments in the sector...

NCB: Independent Assurance

Operating as an independent subsidiary of Network Rail, Network Certification Body (NCB) is the UK railway’s leading infrastructure assessment and certification body. NCB celebrated...

People make mistakes and always will

One of the factors that leads to accidents and incidents is the behaviour of those who travel or work on the rails. Often, this...

Steady as we go

RSSB's third quarter safety performance update demonstrates an even trend, but the need for vigilance remains. To make sure everyone gets home safe every day,...

Understanding risk and rail insurance

The Rail industry spans countless companies, each facing complex and unique risks in their day-to-day operations. Working on the rails is one of the...

Pensions: a necessary expense

Despite the current economic environment, pension saving remains a crucial consideration. RailStaff spoke to the experts. Retirement may seem a long way off but preparing...

Cost of living crisis

With the price of goods and energy going through the roof, RailStaff looks at the background to the cost-of-living crisis and what you can...

All about people

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...

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 -...