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GWR and Network Rail Director Ruth Busby receives OBE

Inspirational Great Western Railway (GWR) and Network Rail director Ruth Busby was at Buckingham Palace on Friday to receive her OBE from the Princess...

PB Design announces new managing director and senior leadership team

PB Design, a leading provider of industrial standby power solutions, has announced key changes to its senior leadership team. Effective 1 April, Scott Edsall, the...

Everyone home safe every day

Getting customers from A to B safely and ensuring that staff go home unharmed is a core focus of our industry and, while statistics...

Celebrating 20 years of Darwin

Jacqueline Starr, chief executive officer of Rail Delivery Group (RDG), marks a milestone for Darwin, the rail industry’s official real-time train running information system. Darwin...

RailStaff insights: Smarter Information, Smarter Journeys

Jo Shelley of Network Rail (NR) and Adam Blower from the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) took some time out to talk to RailStaff about...

Time for a change?

Colin Wheeler This year there will be a General Election, perhaps in October, and the funding of our railways, trams, metros, and indeed all forms...

Rail Safety Summit 2024

Tuesday 12 March saw delegates from across the industry gather for the annual Rail Safety Summit, at Loughborough University’s Holywell Park Conference Centre. The conference...

Stamping out staff abuse

Statistics released by Network Rail in November last year revealed that 90% of staff working at its Southern Regions’ busiest stations had suffered abuse,...

Expert commentary – Dr Neil Strong, Biodiversity Strategy Manager, Network Rail

RailStaff caught up with Dr Neil Strong who spoke to us about his work managing Network Rail’s real estate, the role of new technology,...

All change at Young Rail Professionals

Chair of the Young Rail Professionals (YRP), Bonnie Price, looks back on a very successful 12 months and gives us a taste of what’s...

Andy Bagguley named as Porterbrook’s fleet services director

Porterbrook has announced the appointment of Andy Bagguley as fleet services director. Andy will join on 3 June from East West Rail Company. Taking responsibility...

QTS Group announces Andy Steel as new managing director

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has announced that Andy Steel, currently the company's Operations Director of Civils and Geotechnical, has been appointed as the...

Alex Hynes appointed DfT’s director general for rail services

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced the appointment of Alex Hynes to the role of director general, Rail Services. Alex will join the...

Liz Baldwin named new director for Southern Integrated Delivery

Liz Baldwin has been appointed as the Southern Integrated Delivery (SID) director to deliver Network Rail’s Southern region’s renewals portfolio for the next 10...

Network Rail appoints Jason Hamilton to lead railway in North & East

Jason Hamilton has been named as the new route director of Network Rail's North & East route. He will take over the role from...

CIRO chief executive to step down after 12-years

CIRO Chief Executive Fiona Tordoff has announced she will step down from her role following more than a decade of leadership that significantly improved...

Join us at the Rail Safety Summit – 12th March 2024

Britain’s railways have an enviable safety record but reports of incidents and near misses show there is room for improvement. Time and time again,...