Upcoming Events

North West – Ginspirational

Join Women in Rail North West for our launch event. An afternoon of inspirational speakers and your chance to put…

South – Networking Evening and South Launch

With just 16 % of jobs in rail filled by women, how can more be encouraged into an industry that…

Past Events

East Midlands – Launch of regional group

Women in Rail East Midlands’ launch event took place on 29 June at the Derby Conference Centre. Attending the event…

Yorkshire – International Women in Engineering Day – Network your way into engineering

Interested in Engineering? Work in the rail industry? Want to understand what your engineering colleagues do all day? Have a…

The Big Rail Diversity Challenge 2017

Friday 9th June, Women in Rail, in collaboration with Nimble Media, hosted The Big Rail Diversity Challenge 2017 at the…

London – Railway Industry Quiz Night

On Monday 22nd May, Women in Rail, the National Skills Academy for Rail and the Department for Transport teamed up…

London – Mentoring Workshop 2017

On Thursday 6th April, Women in Rail held a mentoring workshop at the offices of Angel Trains in London.  …

East Midlands – Meeting to appoint Leadership Team

The WR East Midlands Regional Group, led by Kristin Thorslund of Bombardier Transportation, hosted its first meeting on 16th March…

West Midlands – Workshop: Networking event on Work/Life Balance & Flexible Working

Women in Rail West Midlands Regional Group  held a networking event on work/life balance where we explored flexible working, the…

London – Women in Rail Annual Conference 2016

On 7th December, WR held its annual Conference, in collaboration with NSAR.   The theme of the conference was “Developing…

The Big Pink

Friday 14th October 2016, Women in Rail invited everyone in the UK railway industry to support The Big Pink and…

The Big Rail Diversity Challenge

In September, Women in Rail held the inaugural Big Rail Diversity Challenge at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground.   The purpose of…

West Midlands – Macmillan Coffee Morning

Women In Rail West Midlands   The Sweet Taste of Cake and A Successful First Event   On Friday 30th…

North West – Regional group launch & networking skills workshop

Women in Rail launched its North West Regional Group and Networking Skills workshop on Wednesday 28th September at the Museum…

20 London – Most Inspirational Women in Rail – Drinks Reception

On 7th September, Women in Rail hosted a drinks reception to celebrate the winners, the nominees and all the men…

East Midlands – Workshop: Unconscious Bias

On Wednesday 20th July, Women in Rail held an unconscious bias workshop to celebrate the launch of its East Midlands…

Women in Rail West Midlands Regional Group – supporting CIHT/WIT Event

The Women in Rail West Midlands Regional Group proudly supported an event organised by Highways England on 12th July 2016…

London – Mentoring Workshop 2016

The Women in Rail mentoring workshop, held in support of Railweek, took place on Tuesday 28th June at the offices…

Yorkshire – Workshop: Self-confidence

  On 26th May, Women in Rail successfully launched its Yorkshire Regional Group, which will be led by Jennie Pitt…

West Midlands – Regional group launch & workshop: Building a good network

On the 14th April Women in Rail successfully launched its West Midlands Group, supported by the Young Rail Professionals West…

London – Women in Rail Annual Conference 2015

  The Women in Rail annual conference was a fantastic success and the feedback received from attendees has been extremely…

London – Workshop: Unconscious Bias

Unconscious bias occurs automatically and is identified by psychologists as part of everyone’s social identity. This is because, whether we…

West Midlands – Next Generation Rail

Next Generation Rail: Knowledge Without Borders.   RRUKA, in collaboration with Young Railway Professionals (YRP) and RSSB’s FutureRailway programme, organised…

London – Workshop: Networking & cocktail making

Women in Rail hosted another entertaining afternoon of networking skills coaching and cocktail making on Tuesday 23rd June at the…

London – Workshop: Flexible working

The Flexible Working workshop was very successful and the feedback received from attendees has been tremendous. We will hold it…

East Midlands & Yorkshire – Join us for drinks in York and Derby

International Women’s Day was on 8th March 2015!   To celebrate International Women’s Day, Women in Rail hosted two informal networking…

London – Wine Tasting Evening

Women in Rail hosted a wine tasting evening on Thursday 27th November 2014 to update its members on the Group’s…

London – Breakfast Seminar with Baroness Kramer

On Monday 17th November 2014, Women in Rail in partnership with Westminster Advisers hosted a breakfast seminar “Women in Transport…

London – Mentoring Information Evening

On Thursday 13th November, Women in Rail held its first Mentoring Information Evening.   The evening was attended by circa…

East Midlands – Workshop: Women in Engineering

As part of the Derby 175 celebrations, Women in Rail hosted an event at the East Midlands Train Academy in…

London – Workshop: Flexible working

The feedback received from our members indicated that many were keen to explore in more details the multiple facets of…

London – Workshop: Building self-confidence

By popular demand, the Women in Rail workshop “Furthering the success of women in the rail industry: building your self-confidence” was…

London – Networking Event

Women in Rail organised an event “The art of Effective networking”, in London, on Wednesday 20th November 2013 to explore…

Yorkshire – Workshop: Building self-confidence

Feedback received from the Women in Rail launch event in April 2013 indicated that Women in Rail members wanted to…

The MoonWalk London

Walking the walk…

London – Women in Rail launch event

On 10th April 2013, Women in Rail officially launched at One Whitehall Place in London. The launch event reflected the…