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Loram appoints new professional Head of Engineering

Loram UK, the On Track Machine and Engineering business, has appointed Jen Gladding as its new professional Head of Engineering.

Jen will take the lead role on assuring Loram’s compliance with technical and engineering standards on both new build and existing fleets, as well as representing the business in cross-industry forums.

Jen will also provide use her expertise to support the installation of train-based signalling on Loram and customers rolling stock.

Andy Watson, International Business Development Director at Loram said: “I am delighted to welcome Jen to the team. She will play a key role in our growing business, not least in supporting Loram’s leadership of the On Track Machine Sector within the East Coast Digital Programme.”

Jen Gladding, professional Head of Engineering at Loram said: “I am really pleased to be joining Loram as we prepare to start building two new rail grinding machines in Derby that will help Network Rail maintain and safely extend the life of its track assets. I also look forward to supporting our customers as the industry expands the digitally signalled railway”

Jen joins the business from Porterbrook, where she was involved in the fitment of European Train Control System (ETCS) to several rolling stock fleets. She also represented the Roscos on Rail Safety & Standards Board groups tasked with delivering a whole industry approach to the national roll-out of ETCS.

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