Who is going where: top appointments in the global rail industry.

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LB Foster boosts Rail division


LB FOSTER: Rail infrastructure, engineering and technology specialist LB Foster has announced a series of management changes in its Rail division.


Rovana Plumb nominated as European Commissioner for Transport


EUROPE: Rovana Plumb was nominated as European Commissioner for Transport by Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen on September 10.

Daniel Siedl

Plasser appoints COO and CTO


PLASSER & THEURER: As part of an ongoing organisational restructuring which has already seen the appointment of new Finance and Sales executives, Plasser & Theurer Export von Bahnbaumaschinen, GmbH has appointed two executives to lead the design and production of its track maintenance machines.

Rail Delivery Group CEO to stay on


UK: Paul Plummer is to stay on as Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group rather than go ahead with plans to retire which he had announced in May.

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Prof Dr Peter Winter


Peter Winter, former project manager of Bahn 2000 at Swiss Federal Railways and a leading proponent of the European Train Control System, has died at the age of 76, following a long illness.

Conor Feighan is Secretary General of the European Rail Freight Association.

ERFA Secretary General appointed at an ‘exciting moment’


EUROPE: Conor Feighan became Secretary General of the European Rail Freight Association on August 26, succeeding Acting Secretary General Carole Coune.

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