Recruitment stories

All the latest recruitment news from the rail industry.

West Midlands Combined Authority

Opportunity for local people to find out more about thousands of new jobs in construction

29th September 2020

Local people are being urged to join an online careers fair to find out more about thousands of new jobs in construction coming to the region as major infrastructure projects get underway.

East West Rail

East West Railway Company seeks Development Phase Technical Partner: Prior Information Notice published

16th September 2020

East West Railway Company has published a Prior Information Notice (PIN) procuring technical and management resources to support the scheme development phase of the programme to build a new railway between Oxford and Cambridge.

Siemens Mobility

Siemens Mobility’s first Goole apprentices start college

15th September 2020

Selby College, Siemens Mobility Limited’s training partner for its planned rail facility in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, has welcomed its first cohort of apprentices.


Nexus embarks on its biggest ever Metro driver training school

10th September 2020

The Tyne and Wear Metro is to embark on its biggest ever driver training school after recruitment was halted earlier this year due to the Covid-19 crisis.


KeolisAmey creating 200 new train driver roles in Wales

25th August 2020

Wales and Borders operator KeolisAmey is creating 200 train driver jobs in Wales.

Campaign for Better Transport

Campaign for Better Transport looks to appoint new CEO

21st August 2020

Campaign for Better Transport has announced it is looking to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer.

Mark Thurston

HS2 launches Part Two of Innovation Accelerator recruitment programme

17th August 2020

HS2 Ltd has launched the second tranche of recruitment to its Innovation Accelerator programme, following the overwhelming response to its first call out to tech start-ups and innovative SMEs earlier this year.


HS2 offers free construction training course for unemployed along line of route

29th July 2020

Local people in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and Warwickshire who are out of work, or looking for a new career opportunity, are encouraged to register for a free construction training course linked to opportunities to work on HS2, Britain’s new low carbon railway.

Railway Industry Association

Railway Industry Association begins search for a PR & Comms Lead and Technical & Innovation Manager

28th July 2020

The Railway Industry Association is looking to hire for two separate roles – a PR & Comms Lead and a Technical & Innovation Manager.

Derby’s Bombardier resumes recruitment with 100 frontline staff joining next month

21st July 2020

Bombardier Transportation has announced 100 frontline staff will be joining the team in Derby next month. The train-maker announced last […]

WMCA hosts visit from infrastructure leaders bringing HS2 to the region

20th July 2020

The Balfour Beatty VINCI joint venture, responsible for the delivery of two High Speed 2 (HS2) main civil engineering contracts, […]

HS2 work experience goes virtual so young people don’t miss out

15th July 2020

HS2 Ltd, the company delivering Britain’s new low carbon high speed railway, has launched a brand-new virtual work experience programme […]

First rail apprenticeship programme in England for Level 5 and 6 to launch

15th July 2020

47 apprentices from Network Rail and six apprentices from WSP will start their Level 5 higher and Level 6 degree […]

IRSE Plays its part in Launch of Government Construction Talent Retention Scheme

9th July 2020

Talent retention is paramount if we are to grow our economy following the COVID-19 pandemic. This is why the Construction […]

TRB promotes the benefits of its composites apprenticeship

9th July 2020

The value of the global composites manufacturing market is set to skyrocket, particularly as demand for clean transportation continues to […]

Merseyrail awards JCDecaux UK outdoor advertising contract

7th July 2020

Outdoor media owner JCDecaux UK has been awarded a five-year Merseyrail outdoor advertising contract following a competitive tender. Under the […]

HS2 recruiting for hundreds of jobs as major construction work on railway edges closer

30th June 2020

Hundreds of new jobs have been confirmed today at HS2 Ltd, the company leading the design and construction of Britain’s new […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]