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Women in Rail

Women in Rail was created to improve diversity in the UK rail industry through providing networking opportunities and support for all women within the sector, encourage undertakings and stakeholders to adopt diversity as a business strategy and devising initiatives aimed at positioning rail as an attractive career choice for young people.

The membership of Women in Rail currently includes representatives from a wide range of undertakings and stakeholders across the UK rail industry.

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At Women in Rail and SWiFT, the words “woman”, “women” and “female”, when used by the team, span the nine protected characteristics, including age, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability and sexual orientation, as well as broader behavioural and background diversity, such as thinking and personality types, socio-economic background and life experience and include women who are transitioning and non-binary people.


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Rail Director – June 2021

Having faith in the rail industry CPMS-Egis Scheme Project Manager Farah Sajwani on the challenges to make the railways ...
22 • 06 • 2021

Rail Director – May 2021

Removing the barriers to make the railways more inclusive: LNER’s Charlie Woodhead on his role to drive forward the EDI ...
07 • 06 • 2021

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