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Celebrate Rail Week 2020 – Resources, Events & Careers
October 06th 2020

Celebrate Rail Week 2020 – Resources, Events & Careers

Rail Week celebrates the diverse and rewarding career opportunities available across the rail sector. It is a pioneering initiative which brings the rail industry closer to schools, teachers, career advisers and students.

The dedicated week of activity aims to address the skills shortage in rail-related roles and inspire a generation of young people through a series of events, visits, activities and talks.

Official Rail Week Resources & Events

Rail Week: Activity Packs
Peter’s Railway – Hours of fun & learning
Mini Professors: Rail Lesson Plan
Plotr: Transport Careers
Routes to Rail
Videos
Just for fun!

Want more? CREST Awards & STEM Learning also offer fantastic rail resources & activities.

CREST AWARDS

CREST is a scheme that inspires young people to think and behave like scientists and engineers. There are many ways to run CREST with your students and so many fantastic activities.

Try these for Rail Week:

NEW: Eurotunnel Journeys Travel Pack (Primary)
Mail Rail (External CREST Superstar Challenge resource)
EDT – Industrial Cadets

STEM LEARNING

STEM Learning have CPD, ideas & an enormous library of resources and activities, click here for more!

Try these for Rail Week:

Design a Pantograph
Design a Signal Circuit
Network Rail Power Planners

Runaway Train
Train Length
Train Track Puzzle
Clean Silent Trains
The Greenest Route
Zone 8: Keep Moving
Steaming Ahead: National Rail Museums

Share your Rail Week celebrations on social media with #RailWeek @IntoRail.
Tag @allaboutstem in your photos too, we’d love to share them!

The Rail Week initiative has been the brainchild of the professional networking association Young Rail Professionals (YRP), supported by many organisations across the rail industry pledging to host events and reach out to schools, colleges and parents in their area.

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