Neil McNicholas appointed Unipart Rail Managing Director

Neil McNicholasJuly 2021 – Neil McNicholas has been appointed the new Managing Director for Unipart Rail effective immediately.

With over 35 years of rail experience and senior executive roles, previously Managing Director at both Freightliner and DRS and, having been a customer of Unipart Rail, Neil fully understands the value Unipart brings to the rail industry and also the challenges faced.

Neil McNicholas, Unipart Rail Managing Director, said: “Unipart Rail is a great business and I am extremely delighted to have joined the team at a time I see as being really key in taking the business forward.

“The rail industry has been affected as a result of the pandemic yet, what we have seen is collaboration, resilience and capabilities which are a solid base to build back better, yes there are lots of challenges – but out of adversity comes opportunity. I look forward to steering Unipart Rail over the coming years to achieve its true potential and help the industry become great again.”

Unipart Rail addresses the challenges of the rail industry across the asset lifecycle by working collaboratively with its partners to deliver technology and supply chain solutions that improve performance, reduce risk and optimise cost.

Unipart Rail takes a holistic approach to rail and work across infrastructure, signalling and rolling stock, working with the full portfolio of rail customers including Operators, ROSCOs, Infrastructure Owners and Contractors.