Guest Writers stories

Vivarail’s Chief Executive announced as guest speaker at the Rail Business Daily conference at Rolling Stock Networking 2019

7th June 2019

Adrian Shooter – Vivarail’s Chief Executive has been announced as a keynote speaker at the conference at RSN. A […]

Chief Executive Officer at Fenix Rail Systems announced as guest speaker at the conference at RSN 2019

23rd May 2019

Craig Purcell – Chief Executive Officer at Fenix Rail Systems has been announced as guest speaker at the Rail Business […]

Rail Operations (UK) Chief Executive Officer announced as guest speaker at the conference at RSN 2019

17th May 2019

Karl Watts – the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rail Operations (UK) Limited has been announced as a guest speaker at […]

Thousands encouraged to explore scenic Britain by rail as part of nationwide tourism event

16th May 2019

Community rail groups used a national day of action to join forces and showcase some of Britain’s most scenic train […]

Stadler Rail Service MD to be guest speaker at conference at RSN 2019

10th May 2019

Hein van der Schoot, managing director of Stadler Rail Service for USA, UK and the Netherlands, is the second keynote […]

Rail Freight Group Director General announced as first speaker at conference at RSN 2019

1st May 2019

Maggie Simpson – Director General at the Rail Freight Group – has been announced as the first keynote speaker at […]

Are rail companies really ready for the next Control Period?

15th April 2019

The calm before the storm is beginning to fade in the rail industry, as we begin to get set for […]

Supply Chain Solutions – Delivering Successful Projects

11th April 2019

Your business may have the expertise and capabilities required to deliver big projects, but it also needs your supply chain […]

Supply Chain Solutions: Delivering Rail Infrastructure

10th April 2019

The successful creation, management and continuous improvement of supply chain is a key enabler to any rail infrastructure project, regardless […]

Unipart Rail supplies products, right?

9th April 2019

When we think about big infrastructure projects it’s easy to visualise the plant, equipment and workforce at the trackside, busily […]

Can Unipart Rail reduce my costs?

8th April 2019

One of the most important issues facing our industry is the requirement to be accountable to the UK taxpayer by […]

Think you know Unipart Rail? Take the test

5th April 2019

When people deal with Unipart Rail, it’s usually with little understanding of the broad range of our capabilities, but because […]

My week back as an Apprentice – Anna Delvecchio

8th March 2019

  The theme of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week is ‘Blaze a Trail’. Few people exemplify that as clearly as […]

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 […]