For the latest instalment of Intelligent Transport’s exclusive ‘The people behind the wheel’ series, David Gornall, Commercial Director at Govia Thameslink Railway, discusses his role, experiences and the dynamic challenges of leading the revenue function in the UK's largest train operating company, emphasising the importance of innovation, adaptability and a…
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Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all colleagues feel welcomed, valued and free to be their authentic selves. For Intelligent Transport, Zoey Hudson, Head of Talent, Diversity and Inclusion at GTR, discusses the work that the company is doing to build a…
By providing innovative solutions like the Aira app, GTR aims to empower and enable all individuals, regardless of their disabilities or need for assistance, to travel across its rail network with confidence.
The Workforce Diversity & Inclusivity In-Depth Focus in Intelligent Transport Issue 1 2023 features articles from Go South West, Keolis North America and Govia Thameslink Railway discussing the importance of creating an environment where all colleagues can fulfil their potential and feel welcomed, valued and free to be their authentic…
In the first 2023 issue of Intelligent Transport, we feature exclusive content from leading industry experts and thought leaders discussing: building transit systems around people; returning cities to their rightful owners; connecting people through accessible, equitable and inclusive mobility; and plenty more.
Go-Ahead aims to continue its efforts to diversify its workforce by increasing the recruitment of ethnic minorities and people of all age groups, with the company's apprentices ranging from 16 to 65 years old.
Claire Mahoney, Head of Colleague Experience at The Go-Ahead Group, explains why it is important to shift from a ‘diversity only’ lens in order to truly create an inclusive workplace where employees feel safe and accepted, and discusses the various initiatives that the company has launched as part of its…
Further strikes across the UK public transport industry as a result of pay and job disputes are set to cause significant disruption to passengers, particularly in the capital city.
According to Govia Thameslink Railway’s latest survey, smart ticketing is the future of the railway, with over 50 per cent of consumers saying that they would travel by train using smart tickets after becoming more familiar with them.
For the second year in a row, the Carbon Disclosure Project has awarded Go-Ahead with an 'A minus' rating for reducing carbon emissions, the highest score of any UK public transport company.
Railway staff will be offered lateral flow tests twice a week to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and reassure passengers when they start to return to the railway.
The installation is said to mark a milestone in a station improvements programme being undertaken by GTR, which encompasses more than 230 stations and over 1,000 individual projects.