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Railway charities extend free will writing service for a year

UK rail charities Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) and Railway Mission have extended their free will writing service for a year after over 1,000 people...

CrossCountry appoints Mark Goodall as Service Delivery Director

Britain’s largest long-distance operator, CrossCountry, has announced the appointment of Mark Goodall as Service Delivery Director. Mark joins from Chiltern Railways where he was Operations...

RIA’s Award Winning Innovation Conference is back in person!

RIA’s Innovation Conference is one of RIA's major flagship events, focused on bringing rail innovators, clients and stakeholders together to solve some of the...

Pupils from Old Oak Primary School name mini HS2 Tunnel Boring Machine ‘Bramble’

Last week, pupils from Old Oak Primary School were invited to the HS2 site at Wormwood Scrubs to see new hoardings that have been...

DB Cargo UK appoints new Head of Asset Management and Maintenance

DB Cargo UK has appointed a new Head of Asset Management and Maintenance to oversee the company’s in-house and third-party engineering operations. Jon Harman, who...

Network Rail appoints Robin Dobson as Group Property Director

Network Rail is pleased to confirm that Robin Dobson has been appointed as Group Property Director, replacing Stuart Kirkwood who is leaving the organisation...

RSSB Q3 Report

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...

Railway industry celebrates International Women’s Day

The Rail industry has united in celebration of International Women’s Day, with numerous events and initiatives taking place across the network. This year’s theme...

Remote management – the impact on rail safety

Remote working practices are gradually becoming the norm. Even before Covid, workplace communications were much more likely to take place over email than face-to-face....

Pleased to greet you: why pronouns matter

The engineering consultancy Atkins is committed to equality and inclusivity, and explains to Rail Staff the importance of using pronouns in the workplace. What’s in...

Young Rail Professionals – Four Happy Years

Over the last year I’ve written a series of editorials in RailStaff which voice the views of my peers ─ young professionals in rail,...

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...

Freightliner – Keeping the country running

Although COVID-19 has created many challenges for all parts of the economy, rail freight has demonstrated strong resilience and agility, much of this attributed...

Embrace adventure with MTM

It’s a brand-new year – time to turn the page and make the changes you’ve been putting off for far too long. If a...