We help organisations better understand their current workforce and determine their needs and investment requirements for the future, through data analysis and forecasting.

We assess the quality of compliance, delivery and premises for regulatory training across the UK.

We offer the full range of apprenticeship services for businesses from development and levy planning to assessment and quality assurance.

The NSAR Apprenticeship Agency service supports businesses across the rail industry by providing and supporting their apprentices.

NSAR works with our members, partners, rail industry and wider transport sector to deliver a host of quality services. Our case studies give insight to our work.

NSAR Membership

NSAR membership provides organisations with access to a network of key industry players exchanging professional support and expertise.

NSAR can support your organisation to identify your skills needs and help you to plan, recruit and train your workforce.

The NSAR Rail Workforce Survey is an annual comprehensive survey of rail industry professionals.

Each year, railway organisations across the industry contribute by submitting their workforce data on demographics, job roles and work locations.

NSAR collates this information, in addition to data from the Sentinel database and from the Office of Rail and Road, to produce a workforce profile providing approximately 95% coverage across the sector including the supply chain.

NSAR News & Insights

Jul 10 2024


July insights from the NSAR Chief Executive

With a new Government comes new opportunities and challenges. Ed Hughes has more below on what the outcome will mean for the rail industry. It […]

Jul 8 2024


Impact of the general election on rail

The result Labour has won a commanding majority in the general election, with Keir Starmer now Prime Minister after delivering Labour’s biggest victory since 1997. […]

Jul 3 2024


NSAR webinar facilitates insightful discussions about potential impacts of the General Election 2024

Last Thursday, 27 June, NSAR hosted a webinar about the impact of the upcoming general election on the rail industry. The webinar facilitated interesting and worthwhile […]
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