HS2 offers more jobs for young people in the West Midlands

Following the success of its first youth unemployment scheme, HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands, Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), is searching for more talented youngsters to join its Kickstart programme. Fifteen young people from the region joined BBV’s Kickstart...

New Head of Rail Operations (Scotland) appointed by Ganymede Solutions

Further to the recent award of a national Frontline Labour contract by Network Rail to recruitment and workforce management specialist Ganymede Solutions reveal the appointment of new Head of Rail Operations (Scotland), Paul Cook. Paul brings a tremendous range of...

Carrington West Awarded Share of £950m Frontline Labour Supply Deal by Network Rail

Carrington West are delighted to announce that after a rigorous tender process dating back to last year they have had confirmation that they are to be an approved supplier on the Network Rail Frontline Labour contract. This contract direct...

Ofsted gives full marks to Govia Thameslink Railway’s inclusive apprenticeship scheme

Education regulator endorses quality of the rail operator’s apprenticeship schemesInspectors find that internal trainers motivate apprentices to achieve their goalsGovia Thameslink Railway is on track to recruit 200 apprentices this year Govia Thameslink Railway’s apprenticeship scheme has received an official...

Midlands Engine Rail could ‘create and safeguard thousands of jobs’

Figures released by transport body Midlands Connect suggest that over 3,500 jobs could be created and safeguarded by the full delivery of Midlands Engine Rail, an infrastructure programme aimed at increasing rail capacity and securing faster and more regular...

Help us shape a sustainable future for the North West and Yorkshire

Would you like to work with like-minded people who want to make a difference in their towns, cities and wider society? As our North West and Yorkshire team expands, we are looking for exceptional talent across a range of Rail...

HS2 launches Interchange Station construction contract opportunity

HS2 Ltd kicks off search for construction partner for the station at the heart of the UK’s new high speed rail network.1,000 jobs will be supported by the contract, worth up to £370m.Regeneration around the station will support 30,000...

HS2 contractor supports Birmingham City University graduates into employment

Balfour Beatty VINCI, HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands section of Britain’s new high speed railway, is working in partnership with Birmingham City University to support its graduates into employment. Birmingham City University’s (BCU) City Centre Campus is at...

Intertrain launches industry first Traineeship pilot

Intertrain, part of the City & Guilds Group, is pleased to announce that they will be the first rail training provider to offer Adult Education Budget funded occupational Traineeships to support 19 – 24-year-olds across the UK.  The first...

Birmingham business secures contract to train new recruits working on HS2

A Birmingham-based training provider is among the growing number of West Midlands businesses to win work supporting the delivery of Britain’s new low carbon railway HS2.  Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands, has signed a...

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Plaque unveiled at London King’s Cross to commemorate remarkable career of Britain’s first black train driver

A plaque dedicated to Wilston Samuel Jackson, Britain’s first black train driver, has been unveiled at London King’s Cross...