Northern has appointed Andy Marden as its new TrainCare Centre manager at Neville Hill depot.
He has been promoted from his previous role leading the rail operator’s Engineering Transformation Programme, which included the introduction of 101 new trains and the refurbishment of 240 trains.
In his new role, Andy will work towards increasing Northern’s fleet reliability and availability and lead the Neville Hill team to meet their quality and performance targets.
Commenting on his appointment, Jack Commandeur, engineering director at Northern, said: “With his experience and being Yorkshire born and bred, Andy is well placed to lead our Yorkshire TrainCare Centre, which will see a huge programme of modernisation.”
Andy, who lives in Doncaster, has previously worked for Unipart Bombardier and East Coast.
He said: “Northern has an ambitious programme of modernisation in the pipeline at Neville Hill, which I look forward to working on with our teams across the North of England, to create an industry-leading facility for the business”.