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London's transport boss to take up a new role at Network Rail

London's transport boss has quit to take up a new role at Network Rail. Sir Peter Hendy will replace Richard Parry-Jones as chairman and oversee 2,500 stations across the country.

Sir Peter Hendy Credit: PA

Network Rail has a critical role in the railway industry and the whole British economy, by facilitating economic growth and enabling job creation.

I am delighted to be asked to chair the Board and help it, the executive team and the whole organisation fulfil Network Rail's full potential.

I am looking forward to working with Mark Carne as he takes the organisation forward.

– Sir Peter Hendy
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