Management & Operations

Transdev's Westbrook to lead rail division

Posted on January 6, 2015

Ken Westbrook has added responsibility for Transdev’s Rail Division to his current responsibilities as Chairman of its Transit Division. His promotion to president of the Rail Division is effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Westbrook will be responsible for the Rail Division’s businesses, which include operations and maintenance contracts at Tri-Rail in South Florida under contract to the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, and Sprinter in North San Diego under contract to the North County Transit District.

RELATED: How Contractors are Providing Solutions for Transit's Challenges

He will also oversee Transdev’s rapidly growing VTMI Division, which constructs and maintains rail track and infrastructure for numerous transit and rail agencies and other clients across the U.S. He succeeds Ron Hartman, who is leaving Transdev after 16 years to accept a position with Network Rail.

Westbrook will continue to serve as Chairman of Transdev’s Transit Division, which operates over 200 bus, paratransit, and bus rapid transit contracts with city and county transit authorities, universities and airports across the U.S and in English-speaking Canada.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

L.A. Metro reconsidering selling naming rights for trains, stations

Since board approval in December, the staff received new information from the Los Angeles County Counsel’s Office saying corporate naming decisions by Metro could lead to free speech entanglements

Metra chief Orseno to retire in December 2017

Orseno began his career in 1974 as a ticket collector on Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railroad commuter trains.

WSP | PB taps Werkmeister as nat'l strategic pursuit manager

She has 27 years of business development, marketing and sales experience, and has successfully led major strategic campaigns for large infrastructure pursuits across Southern California.

Cubic names Walker Ford VP/GM of Eastern region, Americas

This region includes Miami where the EASY Card revenue management system has become a major Cubic project, which recently expanded under a $33 million contract for upgrades to cloud-based services supporting mobile- and open-payment technologies.

New GSA partnership to reduce D.C. Metro energy costs

The partnership lowers Metro’s electricity supply rate within the District, and is expected to save the authority more than $1 million per year compared with existing supply rates.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close