Colas Rail launched its 6th Graduate Programme on the 11th September 2017 and we welcomed 17 new graduates (pictured above) into the business and across the three divisions with 9 joining in Rail Infrastructure, 7 in Rail Urban and one in Rail Services.
Colas Rail is proud to announce that we are leading the way in the rail industry, having successfully been accredited as an Apprentice Employer and Training Provider with the Skills Funding Agency we have launched a Level 3 Trailblazer Railway Engineering Apprenticeship Programme this month.
Women in Rail hosted a drinks reception on the 20th September 2017, at the offices of Ashurst Solicitors, in London, bringing together the top 20 women in rail to celebrate their achievements.
Colas Rail Ltd has achieved a five-star rating under the Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS), the supplier pre-qualification service used by buyers of all products and services throughout the British rail industry.
Colas Rail has been a keen ambassador of the National College for High Speed Rail since its inception, sharing our knowledge of delivering High Speed Rail and promoting the college throughout the rail industry and in a bid to enhance the training facilities to ensure that candidates have the opportunity to work in a life like environment we have donated OLE equipment from our current High Speed Rail Scheme in Morocco.
Congratulations to the Health and Safety and IT teams on this achievement, the award was collected on the night by Emil Vincent IT Director, Paul Taylor Safety and Sustainability Director, Joana Duraes SHEQ Data Analyst, Candice Leach Software Developer and Dave Leach IT Development Manager (pictured above).
The three week blockade took place last month at Waterloo Station, where a strict programme of works ran smoothly, with all platforms being handed back with only minor delays to Network Rail.
We believe sustainable development is not a constraint, but a driving force behind innovation and creativity. We understand that all matters relating to health, safety, and the environment are of prime importance to our business.
Colas Rail joins panel discussion on High Speed Rail and the Industrial Strategy at the HSRIL Conference in Birmingham
HS2 is high on our agenda and we have been actively promoting our experience and knowledge at various events including the HSRIL (High Speed Rail Industry Leaders) conference.