Appointments - Articles and news items

University of Leeds appoints new Chair in High Speed Rail Engineering

Rail industry news / 20 February 2017 /

The University of Leeds has announced the appointment of Professor Peter Woodward as a new Chair in High Speed Rail Engineering.

CER appoints Crister Fritzson as Acting Chairman

Rail industry news / 8 February 2017 /

The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) have announced the appointment of Crister Fritzson as its Acting Chairman.

Alex Hynes named new managing director of ScotRail Alliance

Rail industry news / 23 January 2017 /

Alex Hynes, current managing director of Arriva Rail North, will become managing director of the ScotRail Alliance, confirms Network Rail.

Phil Verster steps down as managing director of ScotRail Alliance

Rail industry news / 20 January 2017 /

Network Rail has confirmed Phil Verster has stepped down as managing director of ScotRail Alliance to become managing director of the East West rail project.

Nomad Digital appoints Felsberger to build strategic focus in DACH region

Rail industry news / 18 January 2017 /

Nomad Digital has announced the appointment of Jochen Felsberger as its new Regional Sales Manager (Germany), for the DACH region.

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.

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