UK: Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has appointed Keith Wallace as Chairman of Crossrail International, a Department for Transport body that provides organisations across the world with strategic advice on developing and delivering complex rail schemes.
UK: FirstGroup has announced the appointment of Matthew Golton as Managing Director of TransPennine Express from June 1. He will take over from Acting Managing Director Liz Collins, who is retiring from her current full-time role and taking up a new part-time position as Finance & Commercial Director at the ...
CZECH REPUBLIC: Petr Kellner, the 99% owner of investment company PPF which has stakes in companies including Škoda Transportation, was amongst five people killed in a helicopter crash in Alaska on March 27.
AUSTRALIA: Paul Scurrah has been selected as the next Managing Director & CEO of freight operator Pacific National, succeeding Dean Dalla Valle who had announced his intention to step down earlier this year.
TRAINING: The International Association of Public Transport is to launch a scholarship programme for young leaders from developing countries, in memory of its former Director of Rail, Laurent Dauby, who died suddenly at the end of 2019.