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RailStaff November: We Will Remember Them

https://issuu.com/railmedia/docs/railstaff-november-19

Ditching diesel-only: greener alternatives to powering Britain’s trains

Train travel is considerably greener than most modes of transport. Of the 126 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions attributed to the...

Weathering the climate change storm

At the start of November, Network Rail released dramatic video footage of a section of railway (pictured above) which had been left...

Valuing nature: The impact of the Varley Review

Public concern over the damage to wildlife caused by lineside vegetation clearances led to a DfT-commissioned report in 2018. one year after...

Victorious Thameslink Southern TC claim league title

An inaugural football league for railway workers has come to a sizzling end with an entertaining 4-0 encounter.  Thameslink...

Metro man bows out

An engineering stalwart who oversaw the construction of the Tyne and Wear Metro’s tracks is retiring after 47 years in the rail...

Freedom! Train guard gives up job to go-go on George Michael tour

A South Western Railway train guard has hung up his whistle for good as he chooses life as a George Michael tribute...

RailStaff November 2019: The power is in your hands

Some months it’s difficult to know what to write in this editor’s column. The story of the railway is one that always...

Lest we forget: Hundreds gather to commemorate railway workers who died during World War One

Railway colleagues from all grades gathered at Southwark Cathedral to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting in the Great War.

Get into Railways: A job, a career, a purpose

GTR and The Prince's Trust have helped 182 youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds gain work experience through their 'Get into Railway' programme. As...

Archway: Educating – Empowering – Connecting

Archway, Network Rail’s LGBT+ employee network, recently held the third conference in its six-year history. Nigel Wordsworth went along to find out...

RailStaff October: Computing change

https://issuu.com/railmedia/docs/railstaff-october-19

A world class service

Earlier this year, Transport Focus revealed Heathrow Express (HEx) was - for the third time in a row - the train operator...

Jacobs: Investing in the future

On multibillion-pound megaprojects across the globe, clients are relying on the technical expertise of professional services firm Jacobs to overcome their biggest...

Pride, happy grins and fun with a capital F

The cogs are turning on the RailStaff Awards as the grand celebration on November 28 creeps ever closer.  Hundreds...

Review: The Rail Safety Summit 2019

This year’s event was the tenth annual Safety Summit. Nonetheless a number of themes featured in the first Safety Summit are evidently...

Creating a meaningful mental health strategy

Nayia Solea, occupational health & wellbeing specialist at Siemens Mobility, talks about master plans and misunderstandings

In focus: Lens technology

Protective eyewear manufacturer Bollé Safety has developed ‘Platinum’, an exclusive new permanent lens coating that provides wearers in the rail industry with...