Watch the Highlights of Rail Week 2016

Our first Rail Week was a resounding success for all involved. With over 157 events plus Ambassadors going into schools, the impact and enthusiasm for Rail Careers has been incredible.

We're now planning for 2017 so please get in touch if you'd like to be part of it.

Click here to watch the Rail Week 2016 video >>

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Help us understand the state of the nation....

For Rail Week, Newcastle University are helping us to understand perceptions of rail and rail careers from people not already working in rail.

If you could take a few minutes to share your thoughts with us it would greatly help us improve the way we market and promote rail and rail careers.

Click here to help us understand the state of the nation.


Discover your transport career with plotr

A new interactive world has been added to Plotr this week to help young people find out more about transport careers. Plotr is an advice and inspiration website for 11-24 year olds to help them discover a wide range of opportunities.

There are a variety of routes into transport careers with a huge variety of professions including archaeologists, software designers and even quantity surveying degree apprenticeships.

Explore the world of transport at plotr.co.uk/transportcareers/

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Inspire the next generation by showing off what you do via #mycareerinrail.

Take a photo with our 'I work in rail' posters to be part of the Rail Week campaign....download it here.

Check out our promotional materials section for more.

Remember to share what you're up to using #railweek too.

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Follow us on social media!

Find out what's going on during Rail Week on our social media channels. We'll be sharing photos, facts about rail, and updates about what's going on across the UK.

Remember to share what you're up to too using #railweek...

Rail Week is a collaborative activity being delivered by the rail sector and led by Young Rail Professionals (YRP) to attract more people to consider rail careers. We will do this by opening the doors of industry to students at schools, colleges and universities. We encourage you to take a look at the site to find out more and sign up for updates.

…Because it’s not just about trains and tracks. Rail has so much more to offer!

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Rail Week Events

We’ll be announcing the Rail Week 2017 events soon.

Please revisit our website again to find out more…

Bring Rail To The Classroom

Our Rail Ambassadors are young people who can deliver activities in your school to teach children about rail opportunities with a focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) topics.

Discover the range of free resources available to support your classroom teaching and follow-up learning.

Many left the session feeling very inspired, enlightened and more focused in terms of reflecting on possible careers to pursue in rail.

Routes to Rail

Opportunities, resources and useful information about how to start or progress your career in rail.