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Are you a company operating in the rail industry with a keeness to promote, inspire and develop the next generation of railway talent?
If so, you could make a huge difference by joining us as a Corporate Member.
We offer a range of membership types, to suit the budgets of different businesses. These each attract benefits, including promotional opportunities, event discounts, Annual Dinner savings and access to YRP branding support and volunteers.
But by far the biggest benefit is the value your business and your staff could gain from attending YRP networking and development events, supporting our brilliant YRP initiatives (such as Rail Week and into rail) and working with the YRP to encourage diversity, inclusion and exciting career paths.
For more information, including on how your business can sign-up, please take a look at our 2020/2021 Corporate Members Brochure or contact YRP Head of External Relations, Rachael Thompson, Rachael.Thompson@youngrailpro.com, who will be happy to help you discuss options and benefits.
YRP relies on the generosity of our Corporate Members to make our events and initiatives accessible and affordable – without your help YRP would cease to exist!
Head of External Relations 2020/21
What people say
The Young Rail Professionals provides a vital link between those in the early years of their rail career and established leaders, giving them access not only to an invaluable peer to peer network, but also to a vast network of individuals who all recognize the need to encourage and nurture talent and enthusiasm. Having access to such support cannot be quantified, especially as it crosses all elements of the railway community. from peers and seniors.
Lucy Prior MBE
Business Engagement Director, 3Squared
YRP is an invaluable organisation, providing young people with the opportunity to network and learn from their peers from across the industry. It is supportive, innovative, and from operators to engineers, and everyone in between, helps to inspire and develop our next generation of railway leaders.
Sir Peter Hendy CBE
Chair, Network Rail & London Legacy Development Corporation
Bringing new talent into the railway industry is vital so that we can revalue rail in the hearts and minds of the travelling public. The Young Rail Professionals do a fantastic job in supporting and developing those new to the industry, and at GWR we are immensely proud, and fully supportive, of the work that they do.
HR Director, GWR
Not only does your support help us in delivering the above initiatives, it also demonstrates a strong commitment to recognising the contributions of young people to the industry, as well as to the future of rail. I am immensely proud of the work of YRP has delivered over the last 10 years and feel privileged to lead the organisation this year. I invite you to join our family and play your part in securing the future of this great industry’s workforce.
National Chair 2020/21, Young Rail Professionals
The YRP is a magnificent organisation that represents the industry’s future leaders. A one of a kind organisation, that brings professionals from a variety of different backgrounds both professional and social with the one aim of inspiring people, developing each other and promoting the industry. YRP gives all those who are keen to develop and grow the opportunity to do so, the only limitation is your imagination and your drive, YRP does the rest.
Senior Systems Consultant, WSP
Porterbrook is proud to continue its sponsorship of the Young Rail Professionals, who do so much to help inspire and develop the next generation of railway leaders. Our apprentices and graduates also benefit from YRP membership, which offers the opportunity for Porterbrook’s leaders-of-tomorrow to meet with industry peers drawn from across the entire railway.
Head of HR, Porterbrook
We have several Corporate Membership levels offering benefits to your organisation and your staff. Corporate Membership is renewed annually in April each year.
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