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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...

RSK appointment to oversee rail growth

Aspin Group's former head of business development has joined RSK Group. Adrian Calder, the new business development director for rail, will be responsible for identifying new...

New rail manager at Scott Parnell

Sharon Rice has been appointed the new national rail manager for groundworks and civil engineering firm Scott Parnell. Sharon has 13 years’ experience working in rail...

Waboso to leave Network Rail

David Waboso, the managing director of Network Rail's Group Digital Railway (DR), is to retire in March. In an internal memo, chief executive Andrew Haines...

Ergonomics expert joins WSP

WSP has appointed a human factors specialist to support on the design development of HS2’s Old Oak Common station. Neil Winchester will work with the...

Siemens creates new role to maximise benefits from Goole investment

Long-term employee Finbarr Dowling (Pictured above in the centre) has taken on the newly created position of localisation director for Siemens Mobility. Finbarr has worked...

Steele leaves rail

Network Rail's commercial and development director Matthew Steele has left the rail industry behind and moved into the utilities sector. The chartered mechanical engineer was...

Murphy & Sons director joins Galliford Try

Sean Blackmore, the former major projects director at Murphy & Sons, has been made rail director at Galliford Try. Galliford Try rail and aviation managing...

Rock Rail strengthens with further exec appointment

Investor and developer Rock Rail has strengthened its executive team with the appointment of George Bearfield to the new position of health and safety director. George...

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...