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Jason Baldock to head up Alstom signalling systems & infrastructure in UK and Ireland

Jason Baldock.

Following news that Jonathan Willcock will be leaving Alstom to join Skanska, Alstom UK & Ireland has announced that Jason Baldock has been appointed signalling systems & infrastructure managing director effective from 7 September 2020.

Jason, who has 24 years’ experience in commercial and project delivery roles, joined GE Transportation in 2007, leading global commercial teams in signalling and train control markets before being appointed as the managing director for the UK & Ireland in 2011. Following Alstom’s acquisition of GE’s signalling business in 2015, Jason has had responsibility for business growth in rolling stock and services.

Nigel Wordsworth BSc(Hons) MCIJhttp://therailengineer.com

SPECIALIST AREAS Rolling stock, mechanical equipment, project reports, executive interviews

Nigel Wordsworth graduated with an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nottingham University, after which he joined the American aerospace and industrial fastener group SPS Technologies. After a short time at the research laboratories in Pennsylvania, USA, Nigel became responsible for applications engineering to industry in the UK and Western Europe. At this time he advised on various engineering projects, from Formula 1 to machine tools, including a particularly problematic area of bogie design for the HST.

A move to the power generation and offshore oil supply sector followed as Nigel became director of Entwistle-Sandiacre, a subsidiary of the Australian-owned group Aurora plc. At the same time, Nigel spent ten years as a Technical Commissioner with the RAC Motor Sports Association, responsible for drafting and enforcing technical regulations for national and international motor racing series.

Joining Rail Engineer in 2008, Nigel’s first assignment was a report on new three-dimensional mobile mapping and surveying equipment, swiftly followed by a look at vegetation control machinery. He continues to write on a variety of topics for most issues.


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