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Richard Allan to join Chiltern Railway as MD

Chiltern Railways has announced it has appointed Richard Allan as its new managing director. Chiltern, an Arriva company, has recently signed a new agreement with the Department for Transport (DfT) to runs services between...

New global rail director for Cundall

Multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy Cundall has announced the appointment of Stephen Dale as global rail director, a brand-new role which will see him taking on responsibility for developing Cundall’s global rail sector. Stephen brings more...

New chief executive for the Campaign for Better Transport

Paul Tuohy has been named as the new chief executive of the Campaign for Better Transport. He will step into the role formerly held by Darren Shirley, who has left the Campaign for Better...

120 Tyne and Wear Metro staff switch employer as Stadler as assumes responsibility for service and maintenance

Stadler is now responsible for servicing and maintaining the old Tyne and Wear Metro fleet in Newcastle upon Tyne and has become the employer of 120 Nexus employees as it prepares the new fleet of 42...

Neil Walker is new managing director of Unipart Rail and Unipart Manufacturing Group

Leading independent manufacturing, logistics and consultancy group Unipart has announced the appointment of Neil Walker as the managing director of its Rail and Manufacturing businesses. He joins from MTR Corporation Limited and...

Frazer-Nash welcomes head of human resources Sam Geis to the board

Sam Geis, head of human resources at Frazer-Nash since 2017, is taking up the newly created role of People Director, an appointment underpins the company’s strategy of placing its ‘People’ agenda at the very highest level...

New-look Optilan strengthens and expands

Despite the market challenges caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, leading international communications and security specialist Optilan has used the last six months to reshape itself with additions to the Senior Leadership Team. Bill...

All change at RDG

Major changes in the leadership of the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) are underway as the organisation gets ready for the reforms that the Williams Review could bring to the rail industry.  Chris...

New lead on Trust, Legitimacy and Community Relations at BTP

Dennis Murray, currently a Superintendent and Local Policing Area Commander with Northamptonshire Police, has been seconded to the British Transport Police (BTP) as Chief Superintendent to lead on trust, legitimacy and community relations. The...

Steve Corcoran joins Taziker

Multi-disciplinary specialist contractor Taziker has announced the appointment of Steve Corcoran as Chief Executive Officer, effective from 1 October 2020. Operating at board level in both public and private businesses, Steve has a distinguished...

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Hatfield remembered, twenty years on

Twenty years ago, on 17 October 2000, a train derailed just south of Hatfield station while...

Two new Black Country railway stations receive planning approval

Planning permission has been granted for two new railway stations on the Walsall to Wolverhampton line, marking a major milestone in...

Lubricants firm supports world’s first preserved railway

The world’s first preserved railway is one of 50 heritage and steam railways across the UK that is receiving support from a...

Car crashes onto tracks at Stirling station

In a bizarre incident, a car crashed through a fence at Stirling station on Wednesday 14 October 2020 and ended up on...

Porterbrook wins with HydroFLEX

BusinessGreen’s Transport Project of the Year award has gone to Porterbrook for the UK’s first hydrogen train, HydroFLEX.