Following a Tri-Party Agreement, SFRTA engineers are to begin training and testing for the implementation of Tri-Rail trains at MiamiCentral Station.
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HS2 Ltd has partnered with Build UK to launch ‘Open Doors 2023’, an initiative which gives young people the chance to learn about career opportunities across the industry.
Over the past six months, Network Rail have been working on waterproofing and strengthening the ceiling of the High Neck Tunnel between Liverpool Central and Brunswick station.
The Delaware Department of Transportation, in partnership with Amtrak, have been awarded a U.S. Department of Labor grant to fund a training programme.
Nick Rodney, Senior Engineering Curriculum Leader for the National College for Advanced Transport and Infrastructure, talks to Global Railway Review about the opportunities which the digital railway will offer the industry and how upskilling the workforce effectively is the key to success.
Northern have started to train their workforce on how to spot vulnerable passengers and how to have the confidence to intervene.
Amtrak have received a grant from the FRA which will allow the company to train over 600 employees in its new apprenticeship programme.
Grigore Havarneanu, Senior Research Advisor at the International Union of Railways (UIC), looks at the challenges that railways face in dealing with Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and explosive (CBRNe) attacks and how the EU-funded PROACTIVE project can help railway staff to better face these threats.
ScotRail has launched plans to invest £918,000 on a hospitality recruitment drive as the operator reintroduces its on-board food and drink service.
ARA have welcomed funding for safety and training initiatives in the recent Federal Budget, as the industry looks to support the nation’s economic growth.
Marking International Women’s Day, HS2 and its construction partners are hosting initiatives to encourage more women to start a career in construction.
HS2, alongside BBV, is launching an undergraduate programme that offers students the chance to gain valuable work experience.
The report addresses the critical need to lessen the widening skills gap in the industry, with attraction, training and long-term development seen as key areas of action.