Railway Safety – appointment

Railtrack has appointed Sir David Davies, president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, as non-executive chairman of Railway Safety, a body being set up in response to Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions’ recommendations after the Ladbroke Grove train crash. Railway Safety will take over the function of Railtrack’s safety and standards’ directorate.

Railtrack has appointed Sir David Davies, president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, as non-executive chairman of Railway Safety, a body being set up in response to Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions’ recommendations after the Ladbroke Grove train crash. Railway Safety will take over the function of Railtrack’s safety and standards’ directorate.