FirstGroup has appointed Louise Cheeseman, formerly Service Delivery Director at Hull Trains, as Managing Director of the open access rail operator.
Louise, who is from Hull, started in the rail industry in 2001 as a guard with Northern Rail. Being quickly promoted through safety and operations roles, she became the General Manager for Docklands Light Railway. She spent two years with Metrolink in Manchester as Service Delivery Director before she joined Hull Trains in a similar capacity, and has been acting as Interim Managing Director since March of this year.
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