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Amey Consulting launches trailblazing Railway Engineering degree apprenticeship scheme with Sheffield Hallam University

Amey Consulting, in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, has launched a ground-breaking Railway Engineering degree apprenticeship scheme to help bring new talent into the...

ScotRail recognised as a Top Employer 2020

ScotRail has been officially recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2020 in the United Kingdom. Organisations certified as Top Employers dedicate...

16-year-old Eleanor Nugent helping to recruit new Apprentice Fleet Engineers

East Midlands Railway is now recruiting the engineers of the future, offering opportunities for young people from across the East Midlands to ‘learn on...

WMCA helps homeless people to start a new career in construction

Five people have landed new jobs to escape the downward spiral of homelessness and unemployment, thanks to a training programme funded by the West...

Merseyrail raises £41,000 for Alder Hey Children’s Charity

Merseyrail has raised an impressive £41,000 for Alder Hey Children’s Charity in 2019 as its Charity of the Year. Employees voted for Alder Hey to...

Costain appoints Simon Ellison as Rail Sector Director

Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, has appointed Simon Ellison as rail sector director. In his new role, Simon will be responsible for shaping and...

Southeastern makes two new senior appointments

Southeastern has made two senior appointments to its Executive Board. Alicia Andrews has been appointed as Commercial Director, bringing a wealth of wide-ranging experience to...

Porterbrook appoints experienced operator as new Head of Fleet Services

Porterbrook is delighted to welcome Duncan Wilkins as its new Head of Fleet Services (South). Duncan will join the business from c2c where he...

Post Christmas money worries: RBF is here to help

Recent YouGov research reveals more than a third of British people borrowed or planned to borrow money last Christmas. Now the Railway Benefit Fund (RBF)...

Julian Edwards succeeds Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde as MD, West Midlands Trains

Julian Edwards has been named as the new managing director of West Midlands Trains (WMT). Julian has been a director of WMT since 2017...

Strong growth for West Yorkshire’s new rail stations

New figures from the Office of Rail and Road show the strong performance of West Yorkshire’s new train stations. Significant investment (£26.7 million) from the...

Central route director to put passengers first in West Midlands and Chiltern areas

Dave Penney has joined Network Rail’s North West and Central (NW&C) region as the new Central route director. He joins from Chiltern Railways, the train...
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Network Rail about to carry out tree-mendous biodiversity work

A new trial to improve biodiversity will soon start on the West Highland Line between Craigendoran and Helensburgh Upper. As part of the project, trees...

In The News | 20th January 2022 | Latest Rail News

Click here to listen to the latest rail news on Thursday, 20th January 2022 InTheNews: The latest rail news on Thursday, 20th January 2022 Londoners will...

Major changes at the top of TfL

Transport for London (TfL) has announced its new, leaner-structured executive team, which is reduced from the original 11 to 7. In a statement, TfL said...

EMR and Hitachi Rail pick Sheffield firm for Aurora components

A Sheffield firm has been chosen to provide a range of components for East Midlands Railway (EMR) and Hitachi Rail's new Intercity fleet. Stauff is...