Nigel Jones, Freight Stakeholder Group; Rail Freight Group

Company | Freight Stakeholder Group; Rail Freight Group
Job Position | Chair; Board Member


Nigel Jones is the Chair of the Freight Stakeholder Group, the freight sector’s governance group for the Digital Railway Programme. He represents freight on the Digital Railway Programme Board. He has worked in senior commercial, policy and general management roles across the rail freight sector for 34 years, initially for British Rail and then EWS Railway, DB Schenker and for the past two year his own consultancy company. Until 2017 Nigel was a Board Member of the Rail Freight Group, and for 5 years was an Alternate Member of the Rail Delivery Group Board. Very experienced in policy development and cross-industry management, Nigel was also for 10 years the vice-chair of the Rail Industry’s Dispute Resolution Committee.

Nigel led the complex negotiations to put in place the commercial framework for the delivery of ERTMS for the UK freight industry.

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