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VolkerRail appoints new director of Specialist Businesses.

VolkerRail is pleased to announce the appointment of Niall McCreanor as its new director of specialist businesses.

Niall joined the company on Monday 3 February, taking over the role from Ken Robinson who is retiring after a decade with the business and who has developed our signalling, power, p-way, and plant divisions to become the industry-leading specialist providers that they are today.

Niall joins VolkerRail from TSP Projects. Niall has over 25 years’ experience in the sector, contracting on a variety of civil engineering schemes, including the Great Eastern Resignalling scheme, Kings Cross Station redevelopment, Reading Station Area redevelopment and the East Coast Main Line Power Supply Upgrade project – for which VolkerRail is one of the main alliance partners.

Niall McCreanor, director of specialist businesses, said: “I’m delighted to join VolkerRail, a company which I have always admired for its commitment to safety, quality in delivery, and for building a genuine collaborative culture with partners and clients. I look forward to connecting with colleagues from across the business, and to build on Ken’s great work.”

Steve Cocliff, managing director at VolkerRail, said: “I’m pleased to welcome Niall to the team. His commitment and knowledge have already been a benefit to company, through his TSP Projects leadership roles within our Rail Electrification alliance and our TransPennine Route Upgrade – East of Leeds alliance.

“The wider senior management team and I look forward to working with Niall and seeing him further enhance the strength and market position of our Specialist Businesses division.”