Danny Vaughan, Transport for Greater Manchester

Company | Transport for Greater Manchester
Job Position | Head of Metrolink


Danny is an expert in Light Rail Engineering, Asset Management and Operations. He has worked on projects in Australia, Ireland and the UK in consulting, public sector and private sector organisations.

While primarily focussed on delivering excellence in Operations, Maintenance and Customer Service, Danny has spent most of his career introducing new light rail and tram infrastructure into passenger service.

Danny has spent the last 4 years in TfGM leading the Metrolink operation through a significant phase of expansion and transformation. He has assumed the role of “Head of Metrolink”, taking over from Peter Cushing, who retires in 2017. He will oversee changes in Metrolink such as the introduction of a new Operator in 2017 and the bringing into service of the Trafford Park Line.

Danny takes an active part in leading industry bodies such as the UITP Light Rail Committee and UK Tram.

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