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Women in rail nominated for freight industry awards

Six female rail freight employees have been shortlisted for the Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards.

The Freight Transport Association holds the awards annually to encourage more women to join the freight sector. According to the FTA, less than a quarter of the industry is made up of women.

Nominees include: Rising Star of the Year - Zoe Dobell (Project Engineer, London Underground) and Sabina Nizamuddin (Business Manager, HS2 Ltd).

Innovation and Sustainability - Tara Parandeh (Mechanical Engineer, Transport for London).

Team Leader of the Year - Anne Potter (Programme Manager, Northern Line Extension, Transport for London).

Industry Champion Award - Sally Clarke (Upgrade Delivery Manager, Crossrail and Third Party Projects, Transport for London) and Nicola Hosty (Head of HR Support Services, Northern Rail).

The winners will be announced at a ceremony held in London on June 3 2015.

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  • Hunky Dory - 20/05/2015 10:42

    HS2's female ex-Chief Executive Alison Munro's salary: £115,000 HS2's male current Chief Executive's salary: £750,000 Good show, rail industry.

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