LNER train

LNER launch Tomorrow's Talent programme on East Coast route

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is inviting young people aged between 14 and 18 to apply for the Tomorrow’s Talent programme this month.

The LNER programme aims to inspire young people about the world of work along its East Coast route.

Tomorrow’s Talent is delivered in partnership with Springpod and will look to showcase the different careers available in rail to inspire the next generation.

The programme starting on 25th October will see participants completing various modules on topics like the growing use of technology and the importance of marketing in the rail industry.

The programmes key areas of focus will be problem solving, creativity, listening, speaking, staying positive, aiming high, leadership and teamwork.

LNER have also announced they are using the latest round of their Customer and Community Investment Fund (CCIF) to help communities on its East Coast route.

LNER will use its CCIF funding, worth £500,000 each year, to bolster education and employability skills in the area.

David Horne, Managing Director at LNER spoke on the importance of providing these opportunities in the community.

Mr Horne said: “Education and employability are important to LNER and the communities we serve.

“Want to do all that we can to encourage the next generation, regardless of where their career takes them.

“LNER’s Tomorrow’s Talent and the community projects we are supporting provide a fantastic opportunity for young people in their career development.

“As a modern business and inclusive employer, with a focus on the long term, we are determined to share what we do to inspire others.”



Delivering High Speed Two

Our October/November 2021 edition of RTM is packed with insights and visions for a future UK railway which is safe, efficient, and resilient. We delve into the restoration works at Bristol Temple Meads station with Maxine Prydderch, learn from Orlando De Leon about an innovative new piece of technology, and explore with HS2 Ltd’s Director of Stations & Systems, Chris Rayner, some of the successes already seen on HS2. That and so much more is available within the digital pages of our latest edition, so jump in and explore…




View all videos
Regional Investment

RTM365 Online Festival

Regional Investment
9 December 21

The rail industry is undergoing a once-in-a-generation transformation with railways about to undergo the most significant transformation in 25 years.

We will be able to provide a more dependable and well-connected passenger first railway as a result of the network improvement. But what does this entail for individual locations in terms of investment?

On the 9th December, RTM365 will bring together leaders from each of the UK regions at our next instalment of virtual events to get the answer to these questions and learn more about regional rail investment, major projects and the effect of the upcoming Great British Rail transition.


The Green Rail Revolution

Maria Machancoses, Director of Midlands Connect discusses the importance of HS2 to the Midlands and the UK, their collaborative work with the Department for Transport, and how we need to embrace the railways again.

More articles...

View all