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The Workforce

 

Crucial to a great performing rail organisation is the well-being of the workforce behind the service. Whether front-line staff, train drivers, track workers, engineers, technicians or top-level management, having a safe, motivated and skilled workforce is imperative for an organisation working in the rail sector.

What are the trends and challenges facing rail’s workforce and how is the industry moving forward to support and develop its employees?

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Global Railway Review Issue 2 2022

4 April 2022 | By

Packed full of exclusive content, including: the traction power supply of the Wendlingen–Ulm high-speed rail line; what passengers in the UK want from their journeys; Roundtable on Digital Automatic Coupling; Track Technologies and Alternative Fuels In-Depth Focuses; and much more!

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The steady train to automation

10 March 2022 | By ,

Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail at Nokia, explores the futuristic implications that increasing automation in the rail industry can offer and explains what benefits rail operators can expect by fully embracing automation.

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Govia Thameslink Railway’s driver training simulation programmes

9 March 2022 | By

In support of National Careers Week, Tim Wells, Operations Simulator Manager at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), explains the vital role that training simulation programmes have in establishing confidence for both newer and experienced drivers, as well as the impact these simulations have in creating a safer, happier work environment.