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Transport for Wales appoints rail director

Not-for-profit organisation Transport for Wales (TfW) has appointed Alexia Course (right) as director of rail operations.

Alexia joins from Network Rail where she was programme director for route change for the Wales Route.

She has spent her career working in rail and has previously held a number of senior business and commercial positions at Network Rail, including route commercial director for Wales.

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In addition, Heather Clash joins Transport for Wales as executive director of finance.

TfW interim chair Nick Gregg said: “As Transport for Wales moves into a new phase, these appointments further demonstrate our position as an expert delivery organisation.  Alexia and Heather bring experience and skills that will complement and enhance our senior team as we Keep Wales Moving.”

 TfW will take over the management of the Wales and Borders franchise from mid-October.

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