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Selby College to be training partner for Siemens Mobility’s new Goole factory

Selby College will be the training partner for the new factory that Siemens Mobility is setting up in Goole, East Riding of...

Young Rail Professionals – Young Rail Tour To Japan

YRP's 2020 study tour of Japan for young professionals working in the UK rail industry When Young Rail Tours...

Want to be a train driver?

Every child wants to be a train driver. Some still want to when they grow up, but what does it take to...

A land of opportunity

Why are railway operations, management and technical staff making their way to Melbourne, Australia, in search of a new challenge?

Signaller training school opened in just four weeks

Network Rail recently appealed for retired signallers, or those who have moved to other careers in the railway industry, to volunteer to...

Who should be responsible?

An informed look at suitability, competences, training and personal accountability Trained competences are essential for the safe and reliable...

Preparing for a new jobs boom

With some skills and professions in short supply, rail contractors depend on experienced recruiters to complete their teams and ensure the successful...

Research sheds light on why there is a lack of women in the train driver role

In a television news report from 1980, a reporter named John Doyle joined a train driver for a short ride on the...

The role of apprenticeships in filling the skills gap

Rail Forum Midlands talks about the skills gap and what its doing to bridge it

Fast Trackers II

Network Rail and Mott MacDonald's engineering outreach programme was even bigger and better on its 2019 return

Diversity and inclusion: The shape of things to come

How the organisation developing the UK's new high-speed rail network is changing the industry's diversity and inclusion practices

The Train Drivers Academy

In the months up until 2021, around 7,000 new vehicles are set to be introduced by train companies across the country. Drivers...

New head of apprenticeships at Network Rail

Network Rail has hired its first dedicated head of apprenticeships.  Newstarter Richard Turner joins from Virgin Trains where he...

Greater Anglia hires fleet director from Arriva

Martin Beable, fleet director of Arriva UK's trains bid team, is set to join Greater Anglia in March as the new engineering director. Martin, who...

Bloom set for Transport for the North

A transport leader who previously managed the strategy for the £2 billion East Coast main line upgrade is set to join Transport for the North...

Move for digital railway boss

Doug Blanc has moved from SNC-Lavalin to Ricardo, where he will lead the digital railway and digital resilience teams. Based at Ricardo’s Derby technical centre,...

Atkins recruits Arcadis boss

Lizi Stewart, the managing director of Arcadis' highways and aviation business, is set to join Atkins. In her new role as managing director for transportation,...

RSSB selects new chair

Rail industry body RSSB has appointed Barbara Moorhouse as its new chair. Barbara is a non-executive director at Balfour Beatty, Microgen and Agility Trains. Her executive...