Porterbrook appoints its first Chief Operating Officer

Porterbrook, the rolling stock owner and asset manager, today announced the appointment of Ben Ackroyd as the company’s first Chief Operating Officer. This Board level role will see Ben take strategic responsibility for all operational aspects of the business. Porterbrook...

Trainline appoints Martin Sheehan as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

Trainline, the leading independent rail and coach platform, has appointed Martin Sheehan, to the newly created role of Chief Corporate Affairs Officer. Sheehan joins from Portland, the leading strategic communications consultancy where he helped guide the growth of the company...

Keltbray appoints Neil Lindley as Programme Director for HS2 Portfolio

Keltbray is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Lindley as Programme Director for its HS2 portfolio of works, reporting to Managing Director of Rail, Neil Thompson. Neil has built a highly successful 27-year career in the rail industry, gaining...

Arriva Rail London appoints Charlotte Whitfield as Customer Experience Director

Arriva Rail London, which operates the London Overground on behalf of Transport for London, is pleased to announce the appointment of Charlotte Whitfield as the company’s new customer experience director. Charlotte joined Arriva Rail London in 2017 as a general...

A new chairman for Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) PLC

After a decade as chairman of the Severn Valley Railway Holdings (SVRH) board, Nick Paul CBE is stepping down, as former deputy chairman Mike Ball takes over the role. In a further change for the Railway, general manager Helen...

Amey welcomes new Rail Sector Director

Leading infrastructure services and engineering company, Amey is pleased to announce James Holmes will be joining the business to take responsibility for its rail infrastructure operations. As the new Rail Sector Director, James will be an integral part of the...

WOMEN IN RAIL APPOINTS NEW CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR

Women in Rail is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chair, Christine Fernandes, and Vice Chair, Shona Clive. Christine is Business Development Lead at CAF and has been involved in the work of the charity since 2018 both...

Appointment of new Managing Director for Hull Trains

David Gibson has been appointed as the new Managing Director for Hull Trains. David joins the business on 1 October 2021 to lead Hull Trains on its continued journey to recovery after the challenges of the global pandemic. After leaving...

ARQ expands with new operations hire

ARQ has expanded its team with the appointment of Jamie Hutchinson as Operations Manager. Jamie joins ARQ from a tier one national electrification programme contractor and brings over 20 years of overhead line experience to the role. ARQ comprises of three...

New Head of Rail Operations (Scotland) appointed by Ganymede Solutions

Further to the recent award of a national Frontline Labour contract by Network Rail to recruitment and workforce management specialist Ganymede Solutions reveal the appointment of new Head of Rail Operations (Scotland), Paul Cook. Paul brings a tremendous range of...

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Freightliner is voted Rail Freight Operator of the Year at the 2021 Multimodal Awards

Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), was named “Rail Freight Operator of the Year” at last...