Celebrating Women in Rail

01 October 2014

How WWI created rare career opportunities for women:

The Telegraph published a feature by Women in Rail today which includes some marvelous photographs of women working on the railways during the first World War.

Women in Rail was created to improve diversity in the UK rail industry and any woman working in the railway sector can join free of charge. The group provides networking opportunities and support for all women within the sector ; encourages undertakings and stakeholders to adopt diversity as a business strategy ; and devises initiatives aimed at positioning rail as an attractive career choice for young people.

ASLEF collaborates on a regular basis with Women in Rail and several female drivers will be taking part in the Women in Rail mentoring program. For more information click here.

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