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CEO steps aside at Aspin Group after overseeing business restructure

Graeme Castle (Pictured) has replaced Russell Ward as the CEO of civil engineering group Aspin. Ward was appointed CEO of Aspin Group in March 2017, to...

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...

From WWF to Campaign for Better Transport

Campaign for Better Transport has appointed Darren Shirley as its new CEO. Darren previously led Which?’s campaigns in regulated and retail markets, and comes to...

GTR’s new COO

GTR has announced Steve White will take over from Nick Brown, who is retiring after four decades in the rail industry, as COO in...

Grayling chooses replacement for ORR chair Stephen Glaister

A former airport CEO is set to replace Stephen Glaister as the chair of the Office of Rail and Road (ORR). Declan Collier, who recently left London City...

Ex-Costain rail director becomes chairman of Aspin

Civil engineering firm Aspin has appointed Costain's former rail director Gren Edwards as its new chairman. Edwards brings with him a wealth of  experience in the...

Calls to scrap “outdated” legislation that prevents youngsters from volunteering on heritage railways

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Heritage Rail (APPGHR) wants the law changing to legally allow under 16s to volunteer on heritage railways. APPGHR describes the Employment...

Spades hit the ground at new Nexus training academy

Ground has been broken on the site of a new £8.4 million training centre being built by Tyne and Wear Metro. Due to open next...

New commissioner to oversee HS2 complaints

Margaret Thatcher's former private secretary has been appointed as an independent construction commissioner for HS2. Sir Mark Worthington, who has more than 20 years' experience...

HS2 appoints COO and CFO

A new chief operating officer (COO) and chief finance officer (CFO) have been appointed at HS2 Ltd. Richard Robinson joins HS2 as COO from AECOM,...

Crossrail chairman moves to HS2

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has appointed Sir Terry Morgan as the new HS2 chairman. Sir Terry has been the chair of Crossrail since 2009 and...

Andrew Reid and Partners appoints rail director

Engineering consultancy Andrew Reid and Partners has appointed Tony Latienda as director for rail. Tony has more than 20 years in developing and delivering complex infrastructure, transportation...

Angel Trains CEO to step down

Malcolm Brown, CEO of Angel Trains, is to leave the train leasing company after 10 years to join investment management firm AMP Capital as senior...

London Underground’s Windrush generation

Transport for London's director of diversity and inclusion Staynton Brown explores how London Transport looked to the Commonwealth to help run the capital's transport...

New commercial director at Merseyrail

Merseyrail's head of marketing and corporate social responsibility (CSR) Suzanne Grant has been promoted to the role of commercial director. Over the past five years...

Crossrail HR director joins Siemens

Siemens UK & Ireland has appointed Crossrail's former talent & resources director as its new director of human resources. Valerie Todd will start on October...

Ex-British Airways director joins Network Rail board

David Noyes, a former CEO of cruise lines Cunard and P&O Cruises and an ex-director of British Airways (BA), has joined the board of...

This is when Andrew Haines takes over as Network Rail CEO

Network Rail has confirmed the date when chief executive Mark Carne will hand over the reins to his successor. Andrew Haines, incumbent chief executive at...