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Next generation of train drivers sign up to TfW apprenticeship scheme

Transport for Wales (TfW) has become the first train operator in the UK to offer an accredited NVQ level 3 qualification in train driver...

Young Rail Professionals – An opportunity for growth

Cost and reliability are key to attracting passengers and encouraging modal shift as the domestic and international travel markets recover − a challenge we...

Structures examination academy

XEIAD steps up to tackle a shortage of inspection engineers by launching its own training programme. The rail industry needs you! With a dwindling number...

Keep Melbourne moving with MTM

WITH A NEW YEAR JUST AROUND THE CORNER IS IT TIME FOR A CAREER MOVE AND NEW ADVENTURE? AUSTRALIA IS LOOKING FOR RAIL PROFESSIONALS...

EMR and Hitachi Rail supporting jobs in Ripley and Burton upon Trent

East Midlands Railways (EMR) and Hitachi Rail are supporting jobs in Burton upon Trent and Ripley after the awarding of contracts linked to manufacturing of...

National rail contractor pledges to support new talent through the Kickstart Scheme

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has signed up to the Kickstart Scheme to help tackle unemployment in young people and showcase the rail industry as a positive career...

HS2 announces hundreds of new job opportunities in the West Midlands

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands, has announced it has hundreds of new jobs to fill across its supply...

Network Rail launches competition to showcase careers for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates

Network Rail has launched a competition to highlight the Information Technology careers available at the organisation, and in the wider rail industry, to young...

Northern launches second series of workshops for north east job seekers

Northern is launching a second series of workshops seeking to give local communities in the north east a competitive advantage in the job market.  The train operator...

LNER inspires tomorrow’s talent

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is delivering record investment in supporting aspiration in communities up and down its route, with new projects set to...

Linking electrification & labour supply

ESL, the electrification and civil engineering specialist, has branched out to offer solutions in the labour supply market, forging a link between electrification and...

Young Rail Professionals – future industry structure and culture change

In the last edition of RailStaff I launched a series of editorials to voice the views of my peers – young professionals in rail...

Advance TRS celebrates 10-year milestone

In September, the recruitment consultancy Advance TRS team celebrated its tenth year in business and enjoyed some well-deserved anniversary celebrations in London. Since its humble...

HS2 offers more jobs for young people in the West Midlands

Following the success of its first youth unemployment scheme, HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands, Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), is searching for more...

Rail operator on the hunt for 250 new apprentices

The number of 2022 apprenticeships on offer at the companies will rise by 25% The number of apprenticeships on offer across rail firms Southern, Thameslink,...

HS2 Minister visits Birmingham to open new INFRA Skills training centre

On Monday, September 27th, Andrew Stephenson, Minister of State at the Department of Transport and the HS2 Minister, officially opened the new purpose-built INFRA...

Vital Human Resources secure £150m Network Rail contract

Vital Human Resources, part of the Morson Group, has been awarded a £150m contract to provide Network Rail labour covering a range of strategic...

No need to reinvent the wheel

RSSB can get you up to speed, with our treasure trove of knowledge and resources. RSSB was created in 2003 to help the GB rail...