York and North Yorkshire has the assets and experience needed by today’s global rail industry. Our region provides everything from digital systems and green rail tech to infrastructure and engineering.

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York and North Yorkshire has a 160-year railway history and is recognised as the home of the railways and a global hub for world-class rail engineering skills and innovation.

York itself is a base for leading rail companies and train operators including Siemens, LNER, NRM, TransPennine Express, Network Rail and Northern Trains.

This is supported by numerous consultants and tech companies including Systra, Arup, Amey, Jacobs, Mott MacDonald, Arcadis, Siemens Mobility, Signature Rail and Incremental Solutions.

With connections to 13 rail education institutions, York provides access to a wealth of talented graduates and seasoned professionals with expertise in the thriving rail sector.

Contact: charles.storr@york.gov.uk