Need for Specialist Railway Training
The railway industry is going through a digital transformation, increasing the need to address skill gap challenge.
Why choose us?
Our trainings span the railway infrastructure industry across components & business fields of track infrastructure
Meet the team
Since 2019: Senior Training Manager Global Rail Academy USA
2014-2019: Manufacturing Engineer for IMS Gear USA
2008-2014: Field Service Rep for Plasser American, specializing in Transit Rail
1985-2007- US Army: Field Artillery, 18th Airborne, Operations and Training
Master of Project Management , Keller Graduate School of Management (DeVry University)
Board member: Arts Alive Council, City of Chesapeake
AREMA Committee 27: Maintenance of Way Work Equipment
Carsten brings more than 20 years experience in the rail industry in various roles as a trainer, front cabin operator, tamping operator, machinist and locomotive driver, out of which, he worked for 6 years as a tamping operator and 15 years as a trainer. He previously worked for companies such as Swietelsky Germany, Krebs Gleisbau GmbH and Leonhard Weiss.
He joined Global Rail Academy in April 2021 as a trainer for front cabin operator, tamper and switch tamper certification with UEEIV.
Martin’s first contact with track construction machines was in 2009, when he was working for NEWAG in Oberhausen. After 9 years there and some experience abroad, he switched to Deutsche Plasser as project manager and estimator. Martin joined Global Rail Group in February 2022.
Jürgen is a state-certified mechanical engineering technician and HWK business economist with more than 30 years of experience in the field of hydraulic drive and control technology, as well as many years as a hydraulics trainer. He joined Global Rail Group in March 2020.
2022-Present: Assistant trainer at Global Rail Academy
2018-2022: Apprenticeship as mechatronics engineer at Deutsche Plasser
(Today Plasser Robel Services GmbH).
Christina has 7 years of experience as a management assistant in business and banking and 15 years of experience teaching in the U.S. She taught English Education at Austin Peay State University, Tennessee, and at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois. Christina received her PhD in English from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, FTSK Germersheim in 2003, her Master of Arts in Education from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL, U.S. in 2007, and her Master of Arts in Translation from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, FTSK Germersheim in 1998.
She joined Global Rail Group in April 2021 as an Assistant to Training Area.
Since 2022: Dual student in media design, working as a trainee in content creation at the Global Rail Academy and as a student at the International University of applied Sciences.
Hannah brings her Media Technology studies into the field of content and design creation, while gaining practical experience within Global Rail Academy.
She joined Global Rail Group in March 2022.