Rail Operations Consultant, VTD Rail Consulting
50 years railway operations experience
Interlocking operator, yard clerk, crew management clerk, train dispatcher, assistant chief train dispatcher, capacity management, infrastructure design, service design
Why did you choose to work for the rail industry?
I was interested in the railways since childhood.
What inspired you at the time and what influenced your choice?
Railway employees that I knew who shared their knowledge and experiences.
How does it feel to be in the rail industry? Are your expectations fulfilled?
It is good to have a part in sustaining and improving an important part of modern society.
What are the challenges?
The rail industry is misunderstood by society at large and is often placed in a position of disadvantage compared to other modes as a result.
What is a talent? Why the rail industry should engage with talents?
Talent is… inherent aptitude for an activity or a discipline. Those with talent must still be developed with practice and knowledge. Those without the inherent ability may still be proficient as a result of the same practice and knowledge.