Hitachi's Boswell recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Hitachi Rail Europe Managing Director Karen Boswell has received the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

Boswell was awarded her OBE for her contribution and services to the UK rail industry during her five-and-a-half years as managing director of the East Coast Main Line Company from 2009.

“I am extremely honoured and thrilled to be appointed an OBE,” she said. “It’s a great privilege to serve within an industry which makes such a positive difference to the lives of millions of people who travel for work and pleasure on Britain’s railways every year.

  • For more on the honours, read RAIL 803, published on June 22.

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