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Appointments - Articles and news items

Trainline appoints Mark Brooker as new Chief Operating Officer

Rail industry news / 16 January 2017 /

Mark Brooker has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Trainline with responsibility for Marketing, Product and Trainline International.

Renato Mazzoncini succeeds Oleg Belozerov as UIC Chairman

Rail industry news / 7 December 2016 /

Renato Mazzoncini, CEO of Italian Railways Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane (FS), has been elected UIC Chairman at the 89th General Assembly of UIC held in Saint Petersburg.

Northern’s Head of New Trains to oversee rolling stock modernisation

Rail industry news / 30 November 2016 /

The arrival of Northern’s Head of New Trains will set in motion the operator’s multi-million pound programme of modernisation, delivering 281 new carriages due to enter service from 2018 onwards.

Richards appointed ORR’s new Director of Railway Planning and Performance

Rail industry news / 8 November 2016 /

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has confirmed the appointment of Graham Richards as its Director of Railway Performance and Planning.

Campaign for Better Transport responds to the appointment of new government rail minister

Rail industry news / 20 July 2016 /

Campaign for Better Transport has commented on the appointment of Paul Maynard MP as the new government rail minister.

Christian Kern steps down as CER Chairman to become Austrian Chancellor

Rail industry news / 17 May 2016 /

Christian Kern, current Chairman of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and CEO of OeBB (Österreichische Bundesbahnen) is to become Austria’s new Chancellor.

McVey appointed Chair of British Transport Police Authority

Rail industry news / 23 November 2015 /

The British Transport Police Authority (BTPA) has announced the appointment of Esther McVey as its new Chair for a four year term.

Kaye appointed Network Rail Strategy Director

Rail industry news / 8 October 2015 /

Jo Kaye takes up the role of Network Rail Strategy Director and becomes a member of the authority’s executive committee.

DfT appoints new Director General of the Rail Executive

Rail industry news / 30 July 2015 /

The Department for Transport has announced the appointment of Bernadette Kelly as Director General of the Rail Executive.

Andreas Schulz is the new Head of Intermodal at DB Schenker Rail

Rail industry news / 13 October 2010 /

The 42-year-old is thus assuming responsibility for the tasks previously performed by Karsten Sachsenröder, who held this position since the beginning of the year.

EIM has a new President and Executive Director

Rail industry news / 2 September 2010 /

Hubert du Mesnil, President of Réseau Ferré de France, takes over as President, and Hendrik Abma takes over as the new Executive Director.


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