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SLC Rail is officially a Great Place to Work

Third-party rail scheme specialist SLC Rail has received Great Place to Work-Certification™ as a result of its commitment to creating a positive and enjoyable workplace. Great Place to Work® used validated employee feedback to confirm that more than 9 out...

Joanne Lake joins Morson Group as non-executive director

Morson Group, the recruitment and talent specialist, has appointed Joanne Lake as non-executive director to help drive strategic growth within its core STEM markets – in particular, rail, engineering, nuclear, aerospace and infrastructure – whilst capitalising on increasing demand...

Senior appointments at Maritime

Maritime Transport, operator of the new rail freight hub at East Midlands Gateway, has announced three new appointments to its senior management team.Vincent Van Mackelenbergh will join Maritime’s board of management as chief commercial officer from 1 February, while...

Tram Train Pilot Learning Hub launched

A Tram Train Pilot Learning Hub has been launched by Network Rail, South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) and Stagecoach Supertram. It contains a wealth of information drawn from the collective experience of designing, constructing and operating Britain’s first...

RAIB investigates train overspeeding in Aberdeenshire

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch is looking into how two trains went through an emergency speed restriction between Laurencekirk and Portlethen, Aberdeenshire, on 4 December 2020 without reducing speed.The incidents happened between about 06:35 and 07:40 on 4 December...

Steve Cordwell joins Universal Group

Steve Cordwell has been announced as the new business development manager for specialist piling, civils and resource company the Universal Group.Steve, who has spent twenty-five years in the rail industry, has a wealth of business development experience from his...

New health and safety passport for HS2 workers

HS2 is working with Midland-based Biosite to develop a new initiative that will boost health and safety and competency insight across the supply chainThe company building England’s new high-speed rail network and its contractors have taken a major step...

New rail director at Van Elle

Piling, geotechnical and ground engineering contractor Van Elle has appointed David Buckley to lead its specialist rail division.With a geotechnical background, David joins Van Elle from Balfour Beatty, where he was most recently the director and general manager of...

Well-known faces receive New Year’s Honours

Several friends of RailStaff and Rail Media have been honoured in the New Year’s Honours List this year.Martin Frobisher, Network Rail’s group safety and engineering director, received an OBE. He was a speaker at the last Rail Safety Summit...

RAIB issues safety message after derailment at Bognor Regis

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has released a Safety Digest covering a recent derailment at Bognor Regis station.On 22 October 2020, at around 05:14 hrs, the 05:05 hrs passenger service from Bognor Regis to Littlehampton derailed around 58...

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A fresh approach to depot safety

FirstClass Safety & Control, the Essex-based safety control system specialist, which was created following a management buyout of the...