Recruitment stories

All the latest recruitment news from the rail industry.

Transport for Wales contract awarded to Social Enterprise helping people back to work

8th May 2019

Transport for Wales has awarded a contract to ELITE Paper Solutions, a social enterprise that helps people with disabilities obtain […]

Skills training boost for tram recruitment

11th March 2019

West Midlands Metro has joined forces with two local colleges to drive an initiative to equip people with the skills […]

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 […]

Developing the next generation of train drivers

5th March 2019

DB Cargo UK and the National College for High Speed Rail have joined forces to launch a new Level 3 […]

Centrus expands European rail expertise with Tim Jackson appointment

21st February 2019

The founder and former head of Angel Trains International joins leading financial services firm to develop long term funding and […]

Hull Trains brings in new Head of Safety and Environment with more than 25 years of experience

21st February 2019

Hull Trains is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Shepherd, the train operating company’s new Head of Safety and […]

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 […]

East Midlands Trains on the hunt for new Apprentice Engineers

5th February 2019

East Midlands Trains is highlighting its commitment to expanding the rail industry’s skills base with the launch of a recruitment […]

RSSB sponsors top engineering student society at UCL

4th February 2019

A London-based student society that represents all aspects of engineering disciplines has become the latest organisation to enter into a […]

Story Scotland welcomes employee 100

1st February 2019

Following a year of record growth and an exceptional start to 2019, Story Scotland – a division of Story Contracting […]

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 […]

Neil Ovenden appointed new New RISAS Chair

29th January 2019

​Neil Ovenden has been appointed as the new Chair of the RISAS Committee and is set to oversee a review […]

Network Rail welcomes its first dedicated head of apprenticeships to improve access to rail careers

28th January 2019

Richard Turner has been appointed as Network Rail’s first dedicated head of apprenticeship delivery to develop new programmes and help […]

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 […]

HS2 unearths new opportunities for trainee archaeologists

18th January 2019

A mum of 2 from Washwood Heath, a teenager with Asperger Syndrome and a 58-year-old who was out of work […]

RSK appointment to put rail sector on the right track

18th January 2019

RSK Group, the UK’s leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business, has appointed Adrian Calder as its Business Development […]

Nexus campaigns to get more women into the transport industry

17th January 2019

Nexus, the public body that delivers public transport services in Tyne and Wear, is championing the campaign to encourage more […]

New RSSB chair: Barbara Moorhouse

15th January 2019

​Rail industry body RSSB has appointed Barbara Moorhouse as the new Chair of the board, with the appointment taking effect […]

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business appoints Lizi Stewart as Managing Director for Transportation

11th January 2019

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has appointed Lizi Stewart as Managing Director of its transportation division in the […]

Getting young Londoners onto the right track

11th January 2019

Today’s job market is more competitive than ever. Getting that important first job can be a challenge particularly if you […]

Choose your connection at The National College for High Speed Rail’s open days

10th January 2019

The National College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster is hosting an Open Day this January to give future students […]