ScotRail has been involved in a number of initiatives which aim to attract a more diverse and inclusive workforce into rail.
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Rail Workforce News
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?
The new federal grant will allow a $170 million project to bring rail and viaduct improvements and jobs to Chicago’s West Side community, with $80 million in local contracts and employment already underway.
During CER's 70th General Assembly, leading CEOs from across the European rail industry came together to discuss future priorities and announce the latest updates to CER's Management Board and Executive Directorship.
Anne-Marie Trevelyan has been appointed as the new UK Secretary of State for Transport, and the rail industry has reacted to the news.
The signing of a MOU between the UK and Israel follows the successful recent launch of the Elizabeth line, and provides opportunity for British engineers and advisors to share their ingenuity and experiences.
HS2’s annual Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion report has shown that the number of female and BAME employees working on the project exceeds industry averages.
Northern have started to train their workforce on how to spot vulnerable passengers and how to have the confidence to intervene.
Network Rail have launched a new taskforce led by independent experts to offer recommendations on how rail can develop its approach to resilience during hot weather.
RIA and Women in Rail have published the 2022 EDI Charter annual which showcases best practice in how to embed an inclusive culture in modern rail organisations.
GCRE have appointed Lee Paxton as the new Director of Rail Operations due to his strong track record of leading operational teams.
SWR have announced that Stuart Meek, former Operations Director for the Go-Ahead Group, will be the new COO.