The rail operator behind Stourbridge’s innovative Shuttle service has announced the appointment of a new Head of Operations.
Andy Merrell will lead day-to-day operations, leaving the other Directors at Pre Metro Operations more scope to pursue further light rail opportunities in the UK and potentially further afield.
Pre Metro Operations Chief Executive Phil Evans said;
“I am pleased to welcome Andy to our unique, award-winning operation. We have an exciting time ahead, with the potential of replicating our successful Stourbridge Shuttle operation elsewhere. This appointment allows us to pursue these opportunities with more vigour, whilst maintaining our high standard in Stourbridge.”
Andy Merrell has extensive railway experience. Working previously for London Midland and its predecessor, he holds over 20 years of Rolling Stock engineering and Depot Management experience.
Andy Merrell said;
“I have been aware for some time of what an important role Pre Metro plays in the local rail framework. I am delighted to join the operation and look forward to the future challenges and opportunities that the job will involve”