Guest Writers stories

Abuse on trains is something that needs to be talked about

14th February 2019

I’ve recently been featured in the media for discussing verbal and physical abuse on trains, after a number of our […]

Gearing up for the introduction of new trains

13th February 2019

Like many other train operating companies in the UK at the moment, we’re gearing up for the introduction of new […]

Being a long-distance operator is great for building customer relationships

12th February 2019

One of the values that Hull Trains was formed on was to provide the highest standards of customer service for […]

Inspiring through experience will help our industry thrive

11th February 2019

It’s often highlighted how the rail industry is very male-dominated, compared to many other industries. One of the reasons this […]

Leading one of the smallest train operating companies into an exciting new era

10th February 2019

Being the Managing Director of any business is never easy. Ultimately, the actions of the business reflect on you as […]

Big Rail Diversity Challenge; a seriously fun event with an important message

6th February 2019

As a Key Challenge sponsor for the last two years, I’ve seen at first-hand how initiatives like the Big Rail […]

Diversity in rail recruitment high on the agenda as Women in Rail London gets set to launch

6th February 2019

We look forward to the launch of Women in Rail London as we celebrate another important milestone in the history […]

Enhancing professional development through Women in Rail’s repowered mentoring programme

4th February 2019

About the author: Shona Clive is the Chair for Women in Rail Scotland and is Head of Marketing and Communications at […]

Looking ahead to another exciting year for the rail industry

1st February 2019

At Women in Rail we have enjoyed a busy start to the year as we continue to plan for a […]

Modern slavery- a crime hidden in plain sight

25th January 2019

Preventing modern slavery is something I feel passionate about. Modern slavery has been described as a crime hidden in plain […]

SafeStart19 – Talking Tomorrow’s Safety Today

4th January 2019

Taking place at the start of every year, SafeStart allows individuals a moment to stop and think about safety after […]

Working across the regions to support our members

6th December 2018

Across the Women in Rail network we have eight regional teams who are critical in ensuring we deliver continued and […]

Creating opportunities to enhance career development

5th December 2018

When Women in Rail was founded in 2012, we sought to improve diversity in the UK rail industry through providing […]

Annual Conference looks to address the power of leadership

4th December 2018

The Women in Rail conference takes place today for its fourth consecutive year, bringing together professionals from across the industry […]

Don’t miss out on your chance to be part of our mentoring programme

3rd December 2018

Women in Rail strive to provide continued professional support to talented individuals within our industry to further harness and develop […]

Let’s celebrate the achievements of men and women in UK rail

30th November 2018

As we head towards the end of another year, I always reflect on the achievements we have made collectively as […]

Stronger together

29th November 2018

We operate in a complex and fast-changing landscape. With budget restrictions across all public spending; shifts in consumer values and […]

Crossrail…a view from Christian Wolmar

15th November 2018

Probably the only thing that the departed rail minister, Jo Johnson, will be remembered for is the fact that he […]