David’s 45 years’ of experience in the railway sector has given him a wide range of knowledge through operations, commercial, marketing and business management, planning, project development and government.
He has been in at the start of many of the fundamental changes to the railway including: BR Business Management – Freight and Regional Railways, British Rail privatisation, the first ScotRail franchise and the creation of Transport Scotland.
He was one of the key players in the development of Regional Railways in the 1980s and 90s, with the huge change in rolling stock and services, which laid the foundations for the current highly successful operations, such as TransPennine. With ScotRail and Transport Scotland he has been a major contributor to the renaissance of Scotland’s Railways, developing policy, and delivering new services, stations and routes.
Being part of Grand Union provides an opportunity to bring all the experience of a lifetime in railways to deliver class leading, top quality, innovative train services.