Current CEO of Netherlands Railways (NS), Roger van Boxtel, will stay in his role until 30 September 2020, before Marjan Rintel, currently Director of Operations, takes over the CEO position.
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HS2 has highlighted the importance of a more diverse workforce in delivering the high-speed rail project on International Women in Engineering Day 2020.
On International Women in Engineering Day 2020, Network Rail has announced its new efforts to highlight the contributions of women to engineering and STEM.
From the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), Libor Lochman (Executive Director) and Ester Caldana (Senior Policy Adviser for Social and Public Affairs) explain that promoting the rail sector’s credentials will help to overcome recruitment challenges and make the industry appealing to new generations.
In the first instalment of our Train Operating Companies (TOCs) Management Series, Tom Moran, Managing Director of Thameslink and Great Northern - part of the Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) franchise - discusses how he plans to steer the business through the next phases of the COVID-19 crisis, the importance of…
With an ageing and under-representative workforce, HS2 is working to better diversify rail in order to deliver the best high-speed rail project possible.
HS2 Ltd, the company behind delivering the UK's new high-speed rail network, is the only company in the UK to have achieved a Gold Standard rating in all four categories of the Clear Assured best practice benchmark.
For Global Railway Review’s ‘Improving Rail’s Environmental Impact’ series, CEO of Metro Trains Melbourne, Raymond O’Flaherty, discusses how the operator is driving best-practice and innovation to achieve its sustainability outcomes.
Torkel Patterson, Vice-Chairman of the International High-speed Rail Association (IHRA), writes about how high-speed rail networks significantly contribute to sustainable development and how they support the economic growth of the regions they serve.
Melanie Gangl has taken over as the new Managing Director of Frauscher UK Ltd from Elaine Baker.
The Australasian Rail Association (ARA)’s Gender Diversity Study for 2018-19 reports that women now make up 27 per cent of the rail workforce, a six per cent increase on 2016-17.
By establishing a new working group, the Welsh government hopes to encourage more women to consider a career in transport and diversify the sector.
Following a year of interviews, we look back at the highlights and common themes of what was learnt and discussed by the women of the industry.
As Metro Trains Melbourne celebrates its 10-year anniversary, CEO Raymond O’Flaherty talks about the train operator’s milestones and how it will need to continue its transformation to provide a safe and reliable future service for the city’s rapidly-growing population.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Katrin Höhne, Technical Excellence (TecEX) Manager at Deutsche Bahn, tells us about her work in the cross-divisional programme at DB and her vision for the future of rail.