Latest News | 30 November 2021

Rail forum looks to next generation

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Rail Forum Midlands has announced a new appointment, which aims to encourage more young people to consider a career in rail.

Harry Burr has been confirmed as the rail forum’s Young Persons Ambassador.

The role will provide an input to the rail forum’s Future Talent Advisory Group, which focuses on schools and education engagement with the objective of attracting a more diverse group of young people into the industry.

Elaine Clark, chief executive of Rail Forum Midlands, said: “Following Harry’s recent interview at our Annual Conference it was obvious that he is a force of nature!

“I am delighted that Harry will be our Young Persons Ambassador providing a valuable insight from, and for, the next generation.”

Harry, who is chief executive of Sustainable Transport Midlands said: “I’m proud to have been appointed Young Persons Ambassador with RFM.

“Not only will it do great things for Rail Forum Midlands and their Future Talent Advisory Group, and general relations with younger users of the railway, but the relationship will also support Sustainable Transport Midlands and it’s connections with the rail industry going forward.”

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