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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?


Alstom’s commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion recognised at Awards

23 May 2024 | By

Alstom is celebrating after winning two major awards at the seventh Women in Rail Awards. They were presented with both the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team Award, and the Social Value Award at the event, which celebrates companies that have made a significant contribution to improving gender balance, diversity and…


Virgin Trains Ticketing issues Charter for Change

21 May 2024 | By

Virgin Trains Ticketing has today issued its 'Charter for Change' report, calling for politicians to urgently reform rail retail and unlock a better deal for passengers. New research from the retailer reveals that more than half (57%) of passengers have no idea that train operators can restrict certain train fares;…


Is the Rail Industry ready for ‘Mag-stripe Zero’?

5 February 2024 | By Global Railway Review, sponsored by Vix Technology

Watch this webinar to hear from top industry ticketing experts as they discuss the opportunities, pros and cons of ‘mag-stripe zero’ and the impacts it could have on the wider rail industry.