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MTR Elizabeth line announces new train service delivery director

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MTR Elizabeth line has announced the appointment of Nick Westcott as its new train service delivery director.

Nick has worked in railway operations for the entirety of his career in the disciplines of driver management, control and performance, for train operators including Virgin Trains, First Trans Pennine Express, First Capital Connect and, more recently, Avanti West Coast.

A Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Railway Operators, Nick has a degree in Transport and Business Management from Loughborough University. He will join MTR Elizabeth line on 5 June 2023.

Mike Bagshaw, managing director of MTR Elizabeth line, said: “With an impressive career history in rail, we are delighted to welcome Nick Westcott as our new train service delivery director. With a focus on continued improvement, Nick will have a key role in delivering long-term reliability across the Elizabeth line for our customers.

Nick said: “I am excited to join MTR Elizabeth line at an important time in its development. In addition to its industry-leading train performance, the Elizabeth line has delivered impressive customer journey numbers since opening. I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues and our railway partners to deliver high quality services for our customers.”

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