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Former MP joins CPMS board

Ben Howlett has joined the board of multi-disciplinary management specialist CPMS as a non-executive director to work closely with the advisory board in a...

Rock Rail’s Australian team takes shape

Investment funder Rock Rail has announced that it will spearhead its entry into the Australian market under the leadership of Jim Eldridge, who joins...

Darren James joins Keltbray as Group CEO

Darren James has been appointed as group chief executive officer of Keltbray, the UK specialist engineering services company. He moves from Costain, where he...

Sue Kershaw to head up transportation at Costain

Costain has recruited Sue Kershaw to be the new managing director of its transportation division, where she will be responsible for the highways, rail...

Scott Harrison is new COO at Permaquip

Scott Harrison has joined railway equipment manufacturer Permaquip as chief operating officer. He will be based in the Stanton Hill office where he will...

Neil Hannah to chair NCB

Network Certification Body (NCB), which provides a system-wide approach to railway assurance and certification on infrastructure, vehicle and freight projects, has announced the appointment of Neil...

Network Rail regional MDs announced

Five new regional managing directors have been appointed at Network Rail as it continues its reorganisation under chief executive Andrew Haines.  John Halsall, Mark Langman...

CrossCountry’s Cooper retires

Andy Cooper, the managing director of CrossCountry, retired from his post on June 1.  Andy has enjoyed a long career in the rail industry. As...

New chief at Kier

Andrew Davies, construction group Wates' former chief executive, has been appointed as the new CEO of Kier. He will take up the post from...

Learning leader role created for Tyne and Wear Metro

Nexus has created a 'head of learning' post to lead on the delivery of Tyne and Wear Metro training programmes. New starter Heather Blevins...

All change for RailStaff Awards host

Richard Salkeld, the host of the 2018 RailStaff Awards, has announced his departure from Great Western Railway to return to an old patch. As...

Farewell to David Waboso

Industry colleague Clive Kessell looks back at the career of the talented project engineer The impending retirement of David Waboso, who currently heads up the Digital...

Patrick Parsons’ appointment

Engineering consultancy Patrick Parsons has recruited a new director for rail. Sen Jay Dookayka was most recently interim head of scheme design at East West...

Execs depart Orange Army

Francis Paonessa, the managing director of Infrastructure Projects (IP), and Alison Rumsey, group human resources director, are both set to leave Network Rail. Francis joined...

Amey promotes ex-Carillion MD

Andy Joy has been promoted to rail sector director at Amey.  The former business director joined the company in 2018 following the acquisition of the...

Nottingham Trams boss joins RFM

Paul Robinson, the managing director of Nottingham Trams, has replaced outgoing chair Paul Francis at Rail Forum Midlands (RFM).  Nottingham Trams is a joint venture...

Shepherd to tend to safety at Hull Trains

Hull Trains has appointed Mark Shepherd as its head of safety and environment. Mark will tackle issues surrounding the operator’s existing fleet, its new Class...

Success Story

A trio of senior promotions have been made at Story Contracting after what it describes as an "exceptional start" to 2019. The infrastructure company grew...