People stories

Closeout of projects and Handback of assets is pointedly analytical work but it is essential to the safety of the operations and maintenance teams

3rd July 2020

Sarah Mills, Closeout and Handback Specialist at CPMS Group has written an article titled the ‘closeout of projects and handback […]

Sir Adrian Montague to join Porterbrook as Chairman

30th June 2020

Porterbrook has confirmed that Sir Adrian Montague will be joining the rail asset management company as Chairman of the Board […]

Sunflower scheme introduced by Avanti West Coast

26th June 2020

Train operator introduces an initiative for customers with hidden disabilities Train operator partners with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme Customers can […]

Leading transport strategy consultant on her new role at Journey4

25th June 2020

Leaders have to be more agile, responsive and take a step back to look at the strategic challenges being faced […]

Stadler makes raft of UK appointments for Nexus contract

25th June 2020

In light of the increasing number of UK orders, Stadler has made a series of appointments to support its portfolio […]

£350,000 donated in support of North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s Crisis Appeal

24th June 2020

Generous members of the public and loyal railway members from across the UK have rallied together and shown their support […]

Avanti West Coast elects first ever Employee Director

24th June 2020

Train manager Lizzie Power becomes Avanti West Coast’s Employee Director Colleagues at Avanti West Coast elected her from shortlist of […]

Transport for the North wins prestigious CIHT Transport Planning Award

23rd June 2020

Transport for the North has scooped a prestigious industry award after setting out a 30-year vision for investment in the […]

New Walsall College T-Level offers students unrivalled opportunity to work on HS2

23rd June 2020

Young people in the West Midlands will play a part in the delivery of High Speed Two, Britain’s brand-new low […]

Time for Whitehall to drop advice to avoid trains

23rd June 2020

The chairman of the campaign group Railfuture says there’s an “urgent need to get the rail system working effectively to […]

HS2 and Network Rail highlight the female engineers transforming the railways and encourage others to follow in their tracks

23rd June 2020

To mark International Women in Engineering Day, Network Rail and HS2 have highlighted the vital roles of women in engineering […]

West Midlands Trains appoints new engineering director

22nd June 2020

Rail operator West Midlands Trains (WMT) has announced that Zena Dent has been appointed its new engineering director. As engineering […]

Scotland’s Transport Minister on the need for personal and collective responsibility when travelling on public transport

22nd June 2020

The wearing of face coverings has now become mandatory on Scotland’s public transport. It comes as more lockdown restrictions are […]

Govia Thameslink Railway calls for budding engineers to consider rail careers

20th June 2020

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is marking International Women in Engineering Day on 23rd June with an interactive online event to offer […]

Changes to the Group Executive Committee at Serco

19th June 2020

After six years with Serco, Kevin Craven Chief Executive Officer of UK & Europe (UK&E), has decided to step back from a […]

Vivarail to fast track new growth after £1.5m MEIF loan

19th June 2020

Vivarail Limited, designers and manufacturers of modular trains, has secured a £1.5m loan from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund Debt […]

Claire Martin appointed Executive Director of Keolis Group’s Industrial Department

18th June 2020

Claire Martin has joined Keolis as Executive Director of the Group’s Industrial Department and becomes a member of the Group’s […]

Around 300 roles at Mace to be made redundant in the next three months

18th June 2020

The Chief Executive Officer of Mace has announced that redundancies will have to be made – saying it is one […]

Keltbray looking to cut 300 roles in the UK in the coming months

17th June 2020

One of the UK’s leading specialist engineering and construction services has announced plans to make 300 roles redundant in the […]

HS2 to double its investment in graduate recruitment

17th June 2020

HS2 Ltd, the company spearheading the development of Britain’s new low carbon, high speed railway, has confirmed that it will […]