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VolkerRail appoints Stuart Birch as Major Projects Director

Stuart Birch has joined VolkerRail as major projects director as part of the company's Senior Management Team.

 experience in the railway industry. Stuart has delivered a number of high profile projects in the West Coast Main Line upgrade programme and more recently Evergreen 3.

Stuart will be responsible for further developing VolkerRail's major projects expertise in the areas of track, signalling and electification.

Stuart commented on joining VolkerRail: "I am delighted to be joining VolkerRail at such an exciting time in the UK rail industry. We are presented with a significant opportunity to build and extend our market share in both the Network Rail and none Network Rail infrastructure markets in the UK, whilst continuing to build upon VolkerRail's reputation for delivering customer satisfaction."

Steve Cocliff, managing director of VolkerRail, also commented on the recent appointment: "VolkerRail has a strong reputation for delivering complex and multi-disciplined major projects in the rail sector and Stuart's appointment comes at an important stage in our expansion within the sector."