International Women’s Day 2024

Thursday, 14 March 2024

Friday 8th March 2024 is International Women’s Day

Here at London Nothernwestern IWD is celebrated every day, every moment, every second. We celebrate and support women on the network every chance we get.

There are so many iconic women across our network who do amazing and outstanding things every single day.

Read about all the way’s we advocate for women on our network.

IWD takes place on 8 March every year to celebrate women’s achievements from the past, the present and paves the way for women in the future. It is a day to raise awareness of women’s equality and why equality is important in society.

*The campaign theme for International Women's Day 2024 is Inspire Inclusion.

When we inspire others to understand and value women's inclusion, we forge a better world.

And when women themselves are inspired to be included, there's a sense of belonging, relevance, and empowerment.

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International Women's Day


London Northwestern Railway collaborated with other rail contributors and Butterfly Books to help create a brand-new children’s book called My Mummy is a Train Driver.

My Mummy is a train driver is a beautiful book about the exciting journey of being a train driver. Told through the eyes of a child we learn about what it takes to do this job safely, as well as the fun experiences encountered along the way.

Available to Purchase:

My mummy is a train driver book cover

Our sister company West Midlands Railway collaborated with Heart Community Rail Partnership in November at Snow Hill station, WMR team gathered signatures and pledges in support of ending violence against women and girls.

White Ribbon is a charity who's mission is to prevent violence against women and girls by addressing its root causes. We work with men and boys to change long-established, and harmful, attitudes, systems and behaviours around masculinity that perpetuate inequality and violence.

#changethestory #makethepromise

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Male and Female signing the white Ribbon
WMT Worker signing the White Ribbon in support.

As part of the National Rail #ZeroTolerance to sexual harassment campaign, Our sister company West Midlands Railway proudly joined Jess Phillips MP at New Street station to promote the campaign and safety for all when travelling by public transport. Our very own Deputy MD Jo MacPhail also spoke at the event which was organised in partnership with the British Transport Police.

Making the network safe for all women and girls across our network.

Jo MacPhail and Jess Phillips MP
Sexual Harassment Poster

To find out more about the type of careers you can do on the railway, check out our careers page: Alternatively, you can sign up for job alerts over on our owning company, Abellio