10 Sep First class Engineering at Yellow Rail
Yellow Rail’s most recent addition to the Engineering team, Graduate Mechanical Engineer Jack Burrows-Flower has successfully been awarded a First-Class master’s in mechanical engineering at the University of Derby.
A passionate and active steam enthusiast, Jack has quickly settled into the team and is involved in a range of diverse development and project works.
Chris Handsley has also recently joined the Engineering team as Project Engineer. Chris has just been awarded a Bachelor Engineering (honours) in electrical and electronics from Sheffield Hallam University. Chris brings with him 11 years of rolling stock experience, focusing particularly on technical support, fault finding and fleet systems integration.
Zeph Grant, Engineering and Technical Director stated “With the move to digital railway, rolling stock vehicles are delivering increasingly complex technology systems to support both operational requirements as well as customer enhancements. As an installation provider specialising in complex and systems integration projects, it is essential that our team has the best mix of academic and practical expertise. We are thrilled that the engineering team here at Yellow has attracted two such qualified engineers”.
“We are very fortunate to have a growing portfolio of activity that presents our Engineers with considerable opportunity to use their skills and knowledge across a range of technically complex projects” said MD, Andy Kevins.
Both Jack and Chris will be progressing to Chartered status as part of Yellow Rail’s Engineering development process.