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Appointment of Transport Heritage NSW Chairperson

Andrew Constance, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure has today announced the appointment of Rob Mason, current Chief Executive of NSW Trains, as the new Chairperson of Transport Heritage NSW. 

“I am pleased to confirm that Rob Mason has accepted the role as Chairperson of Transport Heritage NSW, heralding a new era for this important non-profit establishment,” Mr Constance said. 

“Rob brings decades of experience to the role, having worked for more than 18 years in senior positions for the London Underground before moving to Australia to work for Railcorp in various roles including Chief Executive.

“As CEO of NSW Trains for the last four years, he has also led the development and implementation of significant improvements in customer service, financial, operational and engineering performance, and internal cultural change.

“With Rob at the helm, I am excited to see what the future holds for Transport Heritage NSW,” Mr Constance said. 

Rob Mason, current Chief Executive in of NSW Trains said he was looking forward to the new challenge.

“I am looking forward to starting this new chapter as Chairperson for Transport Heritage NSW and I am excited to a play a role in enhancing our services and practices while continuing to recognize and protect this important aspect of state history,” Mr Mason said. 

Transport Heritage NSW Ltd (THNSW) is a not-for-profit, member-based organisation established in December 2013 incorporating the activities of the former NSW Rail Transport Museum (NSWRTM), Trainworks Ltd and the Office of Rail Heritage.

Sydney Trains Chief Executive, Howard Collins, will take on the additional role of Acting Chief Executive of NSW Trains.

Last updated: 28 February 2017