Recruitment stories

All the latest recruitment news from the rail industry.

VGC reaffirms commitment to helping ex-offenders

10th October 2019

VGC has reaffirmed its commitment to helping give ex-offenders a second chance. The company, which provides people and delivers projects […]

Railway Industry Association seeks new Membership Engagement Lead

15th September 2019

Salary competitive, depending on experience + bonus The Railway Industry Association (RIA) is the voice of the UK rail supply […]

Lucy Prior MBE takes up business engagement director role at 3Squared

21st August 2019

Sheffield-based digital technology consultancy 3Squared has appointed Lucy Prior MBE as Business Engagement Director. 3Squared delivers digital transformation projects for […]

Skills Training Boost for Tram Recruitment

26th July 2019

An innovative training scheme has delivered a significant recruitment boost for the region’s expanding tram network. West Midlands Metro joined […]

Cllr Manisha Kaushik begins role as Transport Committee Deputy Chair

5th July 2019

The new Deputy Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Transport Committee took up her role today. Members of the […]

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 […]