By establishing a new working group, the Welsh government hopes to encourage more women to consider a career in transport and diversify the sector.
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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.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Technical Affairs Manager at UNIFE, Marta Andreoni, discusses her work on the future of rail, cyber-security, and how the rail industry will see a lot of change in the coming years.
Heathrow Express, the dedicated airport rail service, has announced two new appointments in their commercial team with Mark Eastwood becoming Business Development Manager and Nicolette Miller appointed as Partnership Marketing Manager.
Women Inspiring Rail: A Q&A with Vanessa Sutherland, SVP Government Relations & Chief Legal Officer, Norfolk Southern
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Vanessa Sutherland, SVP Government Relations and Chief Legal Officer at Norfolk Southern Corporation, tells us that her team must develop long-term strategies to support the operations of the company and how she has enjoyed being a mentor for other women in rail.
Women Inspiring Rail: A Q&A with Lidija Dumbaloska, Professional Head of Electrical Engineering, Sydney Trains
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Lidija Dumbaloska, Professional Head of Electrical Engineering at Sydney Trains, discusses how her role involves managing complex technical problems that have high technical risk, and how encouraging those in the workplace is the best road to development.
Women Inspiring Rail: A Q&A with Leanne Redden, Executive Director, Regional Transportation Authority
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Regional Transportation Authority Executive Director, Leanne Redden, tells us about her work to encourage investment into public transport through co-operation with other transit agencies to create an advocacy campaign.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Jenny Gejke, Head of Digital Channel Development at SJ AB, discusses her work on digitalisation and how modernising the way rail companies approach customer experience will increase passenger numbers and satisfaction.
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Natalie Leister, Area Manager at Southeastern, tells us about how her humble beginnings within the rail industry helped her grow to become determined on working to make the company focus more on inclusivity and make train travel and the rail industry more accessible…
In August 2019, Porterbrook announced that Helen Simpson and Chandra Morbey had been jointly appointed to the role of Innovation and Projects Director to further enhance the rolling stock leasing company’s ability to develop and deliver complex engineering projects. Here they discuss how their job-share career has brought them together…
Bridget Rosewell CBE and Loraine Martins MBE have been internationally recognised in the Financial Times' Top 100 Most Influential Women in Engineering list.
With women accounting for under 20 per cent of the railway workforce, CER and ETF are starting negotiations to promote female employment.