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The first private International Railway Academy in Saudi Arabia and Arabic Gulf countries

SACOR, the Saudi Company for railway services established the International Academy for Railway and Advanced Development (IRA) in June 2012.

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Michigan - the state of rail education

As the railway industry becomes increasingly important education and training within the sector is upped a gear.

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“From apprenticeships to graduate schemes, Network Rail makes the most of the youth”

One of the UK’s infrastructure managers, Network Rail, has been a major player for the development of the UK Rail Industry.

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“Cross-borders training agreements- The coming together of Spain and Russia”

Recent news highlight the fact that different international parties have come together in order to make improvements to the rail sector.

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“Addressing the labour gap within the UK Rail Industry”

Most recently, both Siemens and NSARE (The National Skills Academy for Railway Engineering) have made significant contributions which aim to develop and strengthen the UK rail sector. These two parties’ collaborations have led to the creation of a new training academy which will specialise in traction and rolling stock skills.

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The power of competitions – Engaging people with railways

Across the world there are several competitions designed for individuals who are interested in rail and, on a more general aspect, engineering students.

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