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National Express helps Little Havens Children’s Hospice

Jenni White of Stansted Express is celebrating after securing funding of close to £600 from the National Express Employee Charity Panel to be donated to the Little Havens Children’s Hospice. Thundersley based Little Havens Children’s Hospice i...
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New Olympics Project Manager at c2c

National Express train operator c2c has appointed Andrew Williams as the company’s new Olympics Project Manager. Andrew is the central contact point for all Olympic-related issues involving the company, including liaison with the key stakeholders –...
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Rail industry unites to launch 18-month work placement scheme

One in four (26%) people who graduated from university in the last two years have turned down a job offer because they felt they were overqualified or the role wasn’t appropriate for them. This startling figure is revealed as more than 25 companies a...
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Rail industry unites to launch 18-month work placement scheme

One in four (26%) people who graduated from university in the last two years have turned down a job offer because they felt they were overqualified or the role wasn’t appropriate for them. This startling figure is revealed as more than 25 companies a...
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ATOC responds to Ed Miliband’s comments on rail fares

In his speech today Ed Miliband MP, leader of the Labour Party, commented on the increase in rail fares: “This month, some are going up by as much as 11%. Next year and the year after, some are going to go up by as much as 13%. “Some trai...
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Richard Parry joins FirstGroup’s rail bid team

FirstGroup has appointed Richard Parry to its rail bid team. Richard joins FirstGroup from Transport for London (TfL) where he worked for 19 years in a range of senior roles, most recently as Deputy Managing Director and Director of Strategy and Commer...
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Mangu Singh named Delhi Metro Chief

After working for nearly 15 years with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), Dr. Elattuvalapil Sreedharan handed over the reigns to Mangu Singh, Director (Works) on January 1, 2012. During his time as Chief of DMRC, Dr Sreedharan was known as the &#821...
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Mangu Singh named Delhi Metro Chief

After working for nearly 15 years with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), Dr. Elattuvalapil Sreedharan handed over the reigns to Mangu Singh, Director (Works) on January 1, 2012. During his time as Chief of DMRC, Dr Sreedharan was known as the &#821...
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Former Northern Rail manager receives MBE

A former Northern Rail manager, who dedicated fifty years to the railway industry, has received an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Phil Thickett, 65 of Darlington, who was recognised for ‘services to the railway industry’, recently ...
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Leeds Sergeants commended by British Transport Police

Two Leeds Sergeants who disarmed and arrested a knife-wielding man on the rail tracks in Kirkstall, Leeds, have been commended by the British Transport Police (BTP) Chief Constable. Sergeant Robert Pedley and Acting Sergeant Mark Mowvley were commended...
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