Recruitment stories

All the latest recruitment news from the rail industry.

RSSB announces Board appointments

5th November 2018

Two new faces on the Board are set to help build RSSB’s momentum in becoming more customer and business focussed. […]

Mark Wild to join Crossrail Ltd

2nd November 2018

Transport for London (TfL) and Crossrail Ltd have announced that Mark Wild will join Crossrail Ltd as Chief Executive from […]

Greater Anglia appoints first female yard controller at Norwich depot

26th October 2018

Train operator Greater Anglia is trying to recruit more women into its workforce, across a variety of roles. The rail […]

Network Rail looks to recruit its largest group of apprentices across Wales and Borders

12th October 2018

Network Rail is urging people with an interest in engineering to apply for its Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme, starting in March 2019. […]

Thousands of young people to benefit from ground breaking engineering programme with global rail giant

11th October 2018

Hitachi Rail is launching a brand new educational programme with Primary Engineer that will see 2,700 5 to 11 year […]

Nexus staff inspire the engineers of the future at event in Sunderand

8th October 2018

Nexus staff have played their part in inspiring the next generation of engineers. Nexus, the public body which owns and […]

ORR appoints John Larkinson as Interim Chief Executive

2nd October 2018

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has appointed John Larkinson, currently Director of Railway Markets and Economics, as Interim […]

Peter Waterman becomes RBF President

2nd October 2018

The Railway Benefit Fund (RBF) has announced Pete Waterman as the new President of the charity, which helps hundreds of […]

Chief Executive of TfGM is on track for new role in Sydney

28th September 2018

Jon Lamonte, Chief Executive of Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has announced he is leaving the organisation to take up […]

Steve Hollis announced as the new Chair of the West Midlands Combined Authority HS2 Growth Delivery Board

20th September 2018

The HS2 Growth Delivery Board has appointed prominent West Midlands businessman Steve Hollis as its new Chair. Steve is well-known […]

HS2 to support 15,000 jobs by 2020

19th September 2018

A whole generation of engineers, designers, architects and geologists will benefit from the construction of the new high speed railway […]

New recruits join the Nexus Apprenticeship Scheme

19th September 2018

Nexus, the public body which delivers public transport services in Tyne and Wear, has taken eight new recruits on its […]

New Managing Director and Chairman appointed for Bombardier Transportation in the United Kingdom

18th September 2018

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has appointed senior rail executive, Phil Hufton, as its new Managing Director and Chairman of […]

Hull Trains’ Louise Mendham appointed new director following 14 years of successful delivery

13th September 2018

A long-serving member of the Hull Trains team has been appointed as Production Director as the firm looks towards a […]

Aspin Group Appoints New CEO

4th September 2018

Aspin Group, a leading provider of engineered solutions for the UK’s infrastructure sectors, has appointed industry leader Graeme Castle as […]

HS2 Phase Two Managing Director to leave company

3rd September 2018

HS2 Ltd has announced that Paul Griffiths, the Managing Director for Phase Two of the project, is to leave the […] is recruiting

23rd August 2018

Do you want to work with the team behind the UK’s fastest growing and most popular rail industry daily media […]

Declan Collier appointed Chair of ORR

21st August 2018

The Transport Secretary has announced the appointment of Declan Collier as his preferred candidate for the role of Chair of […]

Govia Thameslink Railway appoints Steve White as Chief Operating Officer

21st August 2018

Govia Thameslink Railway today announced Steve White will be joining the company next month (September) as Chief Operating Officer, from London […]

New Chief Executive appointed at Campaign for Better Transport

20th August 2018

Campaign for Better Transport has appointed Darren Shirley as its new Chief Executive. Darren, who was previously leading Which?’s campaigning […]

Balfour Beatty VINCI announces appointment of new MD for HS2 Joint Venture

10th August 2018

Balfour Beatty VINCI has announced the appointment of Mark Davies as Managing Director for its HS2 Joint Venture. Mark Davies […]

ScotRail announces £4million front-line recruitment drive

8th August 2018

Recruitment comes as ScotRail prepares to deliver faster journeys, more seats, and better services. ScotRail has confirmed a £4million front-line […]