QTS Group announces new senior hires to bolster transport team

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has bolstered its senior leadership team with two appointments. Allan Reid has been appointed in the role of group transport manager. Boasting three decades of experience in the transport industry, Allan spent more than 15...

MTR UK bids farewell to Steve Murphy

Steve Murphy, CEO of MTR UK, will be leaving MTR after 17 years of dedicated service to pursue other career goals. His last working day will be 29 March 2024. As MTR Elizabeth line’s inaugural managing director from 2014 and...

Comms and public affairs duo to take open access rail to greater heights

FirstGroup’s Open Access rail operators Lumo and Hull Trains have appointed Lucy Harper and Richard Salkeld into new senior communications roles. Lucy Harper joins the alliance of Lumo and Hull Trains as head of public affairs from ticket retailer Trainline....

New managing director on TRU West Alliance

Pete Sollitt has started as managing director of TRU West Alliance, with a crucial year ahead on the route between Manchester and Leeds. The Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) is a multi-billion-pound programme that will bring faster, cleaner, and more reliable...

High Speed Rail Group appoints new Chair

The High Speed Rail Group (HSRG) is delighted to announce that Dyan Perry has recently been appointedas the Group’s new Chair. In her newly created role, Dyan will offer an independent, trusted and informed perspective to the HighSpeed Rail Group...

SVR confirms Jonathan ‘Gus’ Dunster as permanent managing director

The Severn Valley Railway has announced that it has approved the permanent appointment of Jonathan ‘Gus’ Dunster as managing director of SVR (Holdings) Plc with immediate effect. Gus has been fulfilling the role in an interim capacity since 1 March...

SLC appoints new Head of Commercial

SLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Jermaine Cunningham as its new Head of Commercial. With a wealth of experience exceeding 15 years in the infrastructure sector and a distinguished background as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Jermaine will...

Jason Wade appointed regional director for Northern in the North East

Northern has appointed Jason Wade as its new regional director for the North East. Jason is currently the train operator's head of retail operations and will have a phased transition into his new role while a replacement is recruited. In the...

Northern appoints new chair for independent accessibility user group

Northern has appointed an accessibility campaigner to chair its independent user group which focuses on empowering people to use public transport – no matter their circumstances. New chair Mark Cutter, from Lancaster, has been a member of Northern’s Accessibility User...

CrossCountry appoints Steve Hopkinson as service delivery director

Steve Hopkinson has been appointed Service Delivery Director for CrossCountry. Steve will have a pivotal role at the heart of CrossCountry, overseeing the way we deliver our service to our customers. He will be focused on providing strategic leadership...

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QTS Group announces new senior hires to bolster transport team

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has bolstered its senior leadership team with two appointments. Allan Reid has been appointed in...