Our commitment to developing skills and opportunities in the rail sector

High Speed Rail Industry Leaders (HSRIL) has demonstrated its commitment to encouraging diversity and championing the development of training, skills and career opportunities in the rail sector by providing bursaries for three ‘Rail Leader Learners’ to attend the National College of High Speed Rail (NCHSR) and study for the Certificate of Higher Education in High Speed Rail and Infrastructure.

Throughout the duration of their course, the Rail Leader Leaners have been sharing their experiences through a series of blog posts, media editorials and appearances on panel discussions at industry events in a bid to promote and champion a career in HS2 and high speed rail as widely as possible. (more…)

National College of High Speed Rail preparing the UK’s next generation of engineers and industry leaders

Clair Mowbray, Chief Executive of the National College for High Speed Rail, spoke to Rail Technology Magazine about how the brand-new facility is working to support businesses in upskilling the existing workforce, as well as preparing the UK’s next generation of talented engineers and industry leaders. The new £40m training facility, which includes two Read more…

Jacobs – empowered to deliver

Jacobs graduate geotechnical engineer, Laura King, shares her insight of working on the multi-billion dollar California High-Speed Rail project, and what she’s looking forward to bringing to her next role on High Speed 2. The $64 billion California High-Speed Rail (CAHSR) project* will provide a 220 mph train service over Read more…