After receiving the prestigious honour at the 2018 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards, Anna Delvecchio MCIPS, Commercial Account Director at Amey and the co-lead of the recent Rail Sector Deal, spoke to Tara Nolan, Junior Editor of Global Railway Review, on how she plans to encourage more diversity…
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Women in Rail
9 January 2019 | By Global Railway Review
Kate Marjoribanks joined Arriva Rail London (ARL) as its new Engineering Director in November 2018, bringing with her a wealth of experience in the rail industry. In an interview with Global Railway Review, Kate shares details of her rail career so far, how her new position will allow her to…
16 November 2018 | By Global Railway Review
To mark its 20th anniversary of sustainable service, Heathrow Express has launched a poster campaign created using some of the tonnes of rubbish left on its trains every year.
13 November 2018 | By Global Railway Review
Across the entire rail industry, just 16 per cent of employees are female, but Southeastern has many new schemes to improve this statistic.
13 November 2018 | By Alison Bell (MTR Crossrail)
When MTR Crossrail was planning one of the largest recruitment campaigns seen in the rail industry’s recent history, with over 450 trainee train drivers to be recruited to operate the 60-mile Elizabeth Line and 155 customer experience assistants to work within the 10 new stations, the firm knew they could…
MTR Crossrail HR Director, Alison Bell, ASLEF District Organiser, Nigel Gibson, and the drivers themselves explain how MTR and ASLEF quadrupled the number of female drivers in less than 12 months.
12 March 2018 | By Global Railway Review
Some 2018 trainee classes in Govia Thameslink Railway have a 50:50 gender split; a brilliant step in the right direction towards making the railway sector less male-dominated…
13 December 2017 | By Global Railway Review
As Chief Human Resources Officer for Network Rail Consulting, North America, Jeannette Frett will lead the design and delivery of strategic human resources services, policies and programs.
2 November 2017 | By Global Railway Review
The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) has appointed new executive officers and elected six officers to its board of directors.
26 September 2017 | By Global Railway Review
The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong administration has met with MTR Crossrail officials to hear how the new service is transforming rail services for passengers in London.
14 June 2017 | By Adeline Ginn, Founder of Women in Rail and General Counsel at Angel Train
Adeline Ginn, Founder of Women in Rail and General Counsel at Angel Trains speaks to Global Railway Review about gender inequality in the work place and what the rail sector is and should be doing to combat this.