Zoey Hudson, Head of Talent, Diversity and Inclusion at Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) – the UK’s biggest rail franchise – looks into the different specialisms and opportunities for GTR’s workforce and gives three colleagues the opportunity to discuss their roles.
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Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is a train operating company, operating the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern rail franchise in England. Within the franchise, GTR runs the Thameslink, Great Northern, Southern and Gatwick Express airport services.
The e-ticket barcode readers, which help to limit the spread of COVID-19, will also be installed at another 29 stations across the GTR network.
The operator has now set itself the target of having a 50/50 gender split on all training programmes by the end of 2021.
In this issue, we feature articles from industry experts on a vast range of topics including: What HS2 will mean for rail freight capacity in Britain; the latest developments on the Ceneri Base Tunnel project; and how GTR’s workforce is its greatest asset, plus our 'Smart Track Maintenance' and 'Cyber-Security'…
After being in operation for a year, Great Northern's Class 717 trains have enabled significant carbon emission savings across the Hertfordshire network.
During Q1 of 2020-2021, the number of passenger journeys decreased by more than 400 million when compared to the same quarter in 2019-2020.
Great Northern, Southeastern, Southern and Thameslink have partnered with the British Transport Police to enforce face covering regulations.
Stephen Brookes MBE, states how the new ORR protocol will go a long way in assuring disabled people that their needs are being properly understood and delivered.
GTR and Porterbrook’s Project Aurora will see the fleet updated to include real-time passenger information, charging points and performance monitoring technology for improved reliability.
On annual World Suicide Prevention Day, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has unveiled 'Affirmation Art’ clusters across some of its busiest stations to raise awareness of the company’s ongoing support and understanding to those who may be feeling vulnerable.
On World Electric Vehicle (EV) Day, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) - the UK’s biggest rail franchise - has opened a dedicated EV charging hub at Hatfield Station to meet the increasing consumer demand for electric vehicles.
Steve White, COO and Deputy CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), looks at how the UK’s biggest rail franchise had to modify its operations to support colleagues, society and passengers through the COVID-19 pandemic.
This issue takes a look at South Africa’s complex signalling modernisation programme, the next steps in standardisation of data exchanges between TMS and trains, GTR's passenger-centric response to the challenges of COVID-19, plus our 'Decarbonising Rail', 'High-Speed Rail Development' and 'Rail: Thinking Long-Term' In-Depth Focuses.
The new platform and track at Stevenage station will improve the reliability of Great Northern, Thameslink and London North Eastern Railway services.
By introducing the Amazon Hub Lockers across its network, Govia Thameslink Railway adds another layer of convenience for its passengers.