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Now arriving at the National College for High Speed Rail…

A prototype AGV 'Pegase' carriage has joined a pair of former Eurostar powercars at the National College for High Speed Rail. The carriage was built in...

Former HS2 director bags high-speed job in Australia

A former HS2 technical director has been recruited to assist with the development of a high-speed network in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. Professor Andrew...

London Overground operator appoints engineering director

Arriva Rail London has appointed Kate Marjoribanks as its engineering director, a brand new role at the company. Kate has nearly 25 years’ experience in...

Disadvantaged youngsters secure work

Eight unemployed youngsters have been offered jobs by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) after graduating from its 'Get into Railways' programme with the Prince's Trust. HR...

Blanchflower takes chief exec role at East West Railway Company

Simon Blanchflower has become the first CEO of the East West Railway Company (EWRC). Simon, who was most recently the programme director for the £7...

First shoots of HS2

Right now, across the country, thousands of people are starting work on HS2. After years of talk, preparatory work for Europe’s largest infrastructure programme...

Jones in as rail minister following Johnson’s resignation over Brexit plans

Andrew Jones has been announced as the new rail minister following Jo Johnson's resignation. Jo, who assumed the role from Paul Maynard in January this...

Boost for Frazer-Nash’s rail team

Frazer-Nash Consultancy has bolstered its growing rail group. Trevor Morgan (Above right) joins the company as rolling stock business manager and Ashley Stower (Above left)...

FirstGroup promotes senior executive to CEO

FirstGroup has promoted chief financial officer (CFO) Matthew Gregory, who has also been the company's interim chief operating officer (COO) since May, to the...

New fully interactive construction simulation zone at Plantworx

Plantworx, the UK’s largest working construction machinery exhibition in 2019, will host a fully interactive construction 'Simulation Zone' to highlight the latest virtual reality technology...

Two join RSSB board in drive towards business change

The RSSB has appointed two new board members as it seeks to build momentum to become a more customer and business-focused business. Caroline Fawcett joins as...

Heathrow Express recruits new director and head of operations

Airport rail link Heathrow Express (HEx) has made two key senior appointments. Les Freer (above left), formerly head of ground handling, strategy and licensing at...

London Underground MD joins Crossrail

Mark Wild is set to become the new chief executive of Crossrail Ltd. Since June 2016, Mark has been the managing director of London Underground,...

New WSP rail engineering directors for north and south regions

WSP has announced the appointment of two new deputy group directors for rail engineering services. Ex-Network Rail project manager Andrew Dodds will oversee the south...

Senior appointments at Stobart Rail & Civils

Stobart Rail & Civils has made three new appointments to its senior management team in preparation for the start of CP6 in 2019. Keith Robertson,...

New rail graduates join FirstGroup

FirstGroup has welcomed a new cohort of graduates across its UK operations, including South Western Railway (SWR) and TransPennine Express (TPE). Eighteen graduates have been...

Birmingham beginnings

Talent services business Ford & Stanley has announced its expansion in Britain’s second city, following the grand opening of its new offices in Birmingham. The...

Training an Orange Army of life savers

Fabrice Muamba was one of the lucky ones. On 17 March, 2012, the former footballer collapsed on the field during a match. A cardiac...