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Grand Railway Collaboration appoints Lucy Wootton as new leader

A West Midlands-based rail industry group committed to improving customer service has appointed a new leader to help evolve and deliver improvements for passengers. The Grand Railway Collaboration (GRC), which represents train operators, Network Rail’s Central route, the West Midlands...

Acorn Rail appoints new Programme Director

Colin Berry will support the company’s rapidly growing client needs in Wales and Western Regions. Acorn Rail has appointed Colin Berry as Programme Director for Wales and Western Regions. Colin joins the Rail division of Acorn (Synergie) UK Ltd during an...

CWE announces new senior management team and unveils new brand as part of its future growth strategy

CWE - the independent supply, maintenance and logistics partner for the rail industry - has announced the appointment of a new senior management team and unveiled a new-look brand and website as part of the next phase of its...

New Managing Director for TransPennine Express

Matthew Golton has been appointed Managing Director of TransPennine Express (TPE) effective from 1 June 2021. Matthew has been with FirstGroup since 2006, holding a number of senior leadership roles, including Great Western Railway (GWR)’s Interim Managing Director, GWR Commercial Development...

Porterbrook appoints Mark Wyborn as Head of Freight Commercial

Porterbrook, the rolling stock owner and asset manager, today announced the appointment of Mark Wyborn as its new Head of Freight Commercial. Mark will be responsible for developing Porterbrook's first dedicated freight strategy, as well as building strong commercial partnerships...

Geobear broaden rail expertise with the appointment of Dr Mohammed Wehbi

Geobear has strengthened its expertise in the rail sector with the appointment of Dr Mohammed Wehbi as Rail Technical Director. Wehbi is a Civil Engineer who specialises in geotechnics and transportation. He has previously worked in Network Rail as a...

Sir Jonathan Thompson appointed to the Board of HS2 Ltd

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has appointed Sir Jon Thompson as a Non-Executive Director to the High Speed 2 (HS2) Limited Board. Sir Jon will represent Government’s interests on the board, as was recommended by the independent Oakervee Review of HS2. He brings strong...

New Assistant Director for Rail for the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority announced

Mal Drury-Rose has been appointed as Assistant Director for Rail for the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (CA). Mal will join the CA on 26 April bringing with him over 30 years of leadership and knowledge of the rail industry...

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...

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Four Network Rail employees recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Four Network Rail employees have been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, published on Friday 11 June. Rajinder Pryor,...