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« on: July 13, 2018, 07:37:21 am »

Outgoing Network Rail Chief Executive Mark Carne had a power car named after him in a short ceremony at London Paddington yesterday evening.

Power car 43013 now carries his name.  It forms part of Network Rail's New Measurement Train which tours the country checking lines for faults.








Mark Carne (centre) with Sir Peter Hendy - Chairman of Network Rail (right) and Nigel Harris of RAIL Magazine.
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« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2018, 06:58:23 pm »

Rather like the Chief Exec of the AA having a recovery truck named after him.
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« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2018, 07:22:51 pm »

Rather like the Chief Exec of the AA having a recovery truck named after him.
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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2018, 07:26:22 pm »

I just know you are looking forward to the day they name a train after Mark Hopwood TG.
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« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2018, 08:07:55 pm »

I just know you are looking forward to the day they name a train after Mark Hopwood

No, Iíll sure turn up to Graylings though.
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« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2018, 09:02:58 pm »

I just know you are looking forward to the day they name a train after Mark Hopwood TG.

A gravy train? 😂
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« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2018, 09:09:32 pm »

Isn't that the new Antimacassar testing train?
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« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2018, 09:52:42 pm »

This is well deserved, he is well respected within NR.  Mark Carne is a people person, he has made workforce safety a key issue in his tenure not only NR employees but NR contractors as well, another key item has been the "digital railway" this is all about collecting data about the condition of assets so that maintenance can be better targeted the NMT has reduce the number of staff that need to go into the four foot to inspect and measure thereby reducing risk to staff
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Mark Carne 26 June 2015 - "The challenges of delivering myriad improvement projects while still running a railway seven days a week were simply overwhelming".
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