About into rail


Young Rail Professionals (YRP) into rail programme provides a young, positive and insightful outreach presence in schools, colleges, and universities on behalf of the rail industry. Young people in rail are the face of the rail industry, promoting and inspiring the next generation into rail. into rail will ensure the development, expansion and maintenance of a first-class, cost effective, 21st Century railway,

into rail aims to showcase to young people and the public all areas of the rail industry and is represented by young rail professionals from all levels of the industry, such as frontline personnel to senior management and key decisions makers. Building upon YRP’s diverse membership, our ambassadors come from all over the business; Operations, Commercial, Engineering, Rolling Stock, Track, Signalling, Finance, Planning, Design, Legal, Retail, Construction, Recruitment, Software, etc.

into rail is a volunteer based programme, drawing on the enthusiasm and creativity of young rail professionals in their early stages of their careers and providing various outreach initiatives to meet the requirements and work with the different academic institutions, organisations and outreach programmes available. All our ambassadors bring along with them unique experience from their career in rail and great passion for the industry.


  • Rail career presentations – into rail Stories
  • Interactive activity stands at career fairs and events – into rail Roadshow
  • Rail Week – a pan-industry initiative to open the doors of rail to the public
  • Ambassador support & mentoring at outreach events events
  • And much more… 




YRP into rail re-brand was sponsored by WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, The National Skills Academy Rail (NSAR) and Institution of Railway Operators (IRO).