Tailored recruitment solutions

A team of knowledgeable recruitment professionals, dedicated to connecting rail organisations with the right candidates.

Recruitment with a difference

With 50,000 people expected to retire or leave the rail industry in the next five years, now is the time to plan your current and future resourcing.


That is where we come in.

RBD and Stride Resourcing have created a powerful and unique recruitment proposition exclusively for rail. With +300,000 combined contacts, Stride Resourcing’s phenomenal search and selection expertise, and railbusinessdaily.com’s profiling capability and marketing reach, we find the talent you need quickly.

1 +
rail sector jobs
every month
1 k
Jobs designing and
constructing HS2
1 k

The right person, first time, every time

Our team of dedicated, specialist consultants, some of whom have extensive experience of working within the rail industry, provide a friendly, ethical, and consultative full-scope recruitment service that will exceed your expectations.


You know that you will be talking to people that speak your language and who are committed to connecting rail businesses with the talent you need to grow.

Rail recruitment experts

Huge candidate database

Effective candidate profiling

Extensive marketing reach

Matching talent to your business

Fully managed service

An end-to-end full scope recruitment service that takes the hard work out of your recruitment – so you can get on with the job.

Industry specialists

We are entirely focussed on rail design engineering and construction. You know that you will be speaking to specialists who will understand your needs and who have the right connections to fill your vacancies.

A name you can trust

Our clients already trust us to recruit for some of largest rail projects in the UK. We are a HS2 approved recruiter and Network Rail recruitment supplier.

Recruitment with a difference

We do not just fill your vacancies. We consult with you to find the best people to help your business grow and achieve its goals.

Work Pipeline Visibility Charter

RBD Stride is committed to creating a collaborative and transparent working environment with all of our clients, our aim is to develop long term relationships based upon trust and exceptional service. To illustrate this commitment, we have signed the government backed Rail Supply Group Work Visibility Charter.

The RBD family

RBD Stride is part of the RBD family, uniquely positioned to help our clients connect with the railway sector.


Railbusinessdaily.com is viewed by +10 million visitors every year and our hugely popular daily newsletter is sent to +73,000 rail industry employees every day. The RBD family also includes Rail Director magazine, Inside Track magazine and the Rail Insider website.


RBD is widely regarded as the go-to source for rail news and opinion. We have an unparalleled ability to talk to and connect with people working in the railway industry.

Call the team today for a no obligation discussion about your current and future recruitment needs.

Here to help. Anytime.

Meet the team

David James

Engineering Programme Director

+44 (0)7881 108700

Lewis Salter

Head of Rail

+44 (0)2392 322373

Karl Davies

Civil Structural Design Engineering

+44 (0)2392 322325

Richard Leader

Commercial and Town Planning

+44(0)2392 322321

Tom Smith

E&P, OLE and Signalling Design Engineering

+44(0)2392 322350

Gemma Langley

Manufacturing Rolling Stock

+44(0)2392 322364

Paul Booth

Procurement & Supply Chain

+44 (0)2392314672

Victoria Lacey

HR, Finance and Administration

+44 (0)2392 322309

Hayley Burns

Account Executive – Major Accounts

+44 (0)2392 322375

Office locations


15 Mariner Court,

Calder Park



1 Quay Point
Northarbour Road,
01924 665960 

Talk to us about your recruitment needs

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