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Rail Partners respond to the appointment of the new Transport Select Committee Chair, Iain Stewart MP

16 November 2022

In response to the new Transport Select Committee Chair, Andy Bagnall, Chief Executive of Rail Partners, said:

“We welcome the news of Iain Stewart’s appointment as the new chair of the Transport Select Committee. He brings a wealth of experience as a former member of the Committee and also as DfT’s Parliamentary Private Secretary, and we wish him well in his tenure.

“The Committee plays a vital scrutiny role as the railway responds to the challenges it faces. Rail Partners and its members look forward to working with the Committee to ensure the opportunity of reform is maximised in the interest of passengers, freight customers and taxpayers.”

About Rail Partners

Rail Partners exists to make the railway better by harnessing the expertise and creativity of private sector operators for the benefit of those who use the railway, passengers and freight customers, and those who pay for it, including taxpayers. 

Rail Partners provides advocacy and policy solutions for its private sector passenger owning group and freight company members. It also provides technical services to train operating companies in both the public and private sectors.

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