XRAIL appoints Noel Travers as Managing Director

XRAIL Group are fast becoming an internationally recognised Rail Infrastructures Services and survey provider. Following on from the ongoing successful supply to UK main line and metro companies, XRAIL has expanded into the international rail markets of the UAE,...

Genesee & Wyoming Appoints Eddie Aston as UK/Europe Region CEO

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) today announced the appointment of Eddie Aston as chief executive officer of its UK/Europe Region. The G&W UK/Europe Region employs 3,100 people in the UK and continental Europe and comprises: i) Freightliner, the UK’s...

Network Rail appoints two non-executive directors

Network Rail has appointed Ismail Amla and Stephen Duckworth OBE as non-executive directors to its Board, effective from 1 April 2021. Ismail and Stephen have considerable experience in both the public and private sectors, and join the Network Rail Board...

Rail Supply Group Appoints Leading Industry Experts Jacqueline Starr and Elaine Clark

Today, the Rail Supply Group (RSG) is delighted to announce the appointment of twoleading experts to its industry-wide Council, Jacqueline Starr, CEO of the Rail DeliveryGroup and Elaine Clark, CEO of the Rail Forum Midlands. Jacqueline Starr became CEO of...

BTP’s new Chief Constable joins front line officers on her first day

British Transport Police’s (BTP) new Chief Constable Lucy D’Orsi today joined officers on the front line at Birmingham New Street station during her first day to see first-hand how officers prevent crime, protect the public and keep the railway...

Neil Sachdev appointed as Permanent Chair of East West Railway Company

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has appointed Nilesh (Neil) Sachdev as Chair of the East West Railway Company (EWR Co.) Mr Sachdev has been appointed for a term of three years and will oversee the delivery of the East West Rail...

On track to be a chaplain:

Recently Helen Lewis joined Railway Mission as the Railway and British Transport Police Chaplain for South and Mid-Wales.  She joins the railway industry as an experienced chaplain, having first gained experience as an outreach worker within schools and as...

Network Rail: Michelle Handforth appointed managing director of Wales & Western

Network Rail has today announced that Michelle Handforth, has been appointed as the new managing director for the Wales & Western region. Michelle, currently the chief executive of Aberdeen Harbour Board, will join Wales & Western in the summer. Michelle...

Head of Site appointed for Long Marston

Porterbrook has announced the appointment of Mark Knowles as Head of Site for the Long Marston rail facility. Mark brings to this new role a wide range of first-hand operational and engineering experience. Previous senior roles include Managing Director of Arriva...

Stagecoach’s Rob Jones newly elected Chair at TBF

Following the annual election for serving members of the Board of Trustees, Rob Jones, Managing Director Stagecoach Cumbria and North Lancashire, has been appointed Chair of the Transport Benevolent Fund CIO. Jones has been a serving trustee for the...

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Passengers encouraged to travel safely as covid restrictions eased

With many shops and businesses open again and schools set to return after the Easter break, Transport for Greater...