Career Insight Talk -

This week's talk was taken by Alex Nelson. Alex is the Director of National Rail Bishop Auckland. Alex spoke to up about how he had set his business,, up.

During the talk, we learnt a lot about different careers in the rail industry ranging from train drivers to signallers to catering.

We also picked up some interesting facts.

Did you know that there are 2653 train stations in the UK/

Or that the longest journey is from Dundee to Penzance and it takes 13 hours?

Or that the UK rail system employs over 100 000 people in the UK?

To find out more about careers in the rail system, visit:

For more information on the careers programme at CVEA: