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D2 Welcomes James Cooke into the Team

We are pleased to welcome James to the D2 Rail Team, in the position of Senior Planner from March 2022

James joins us from CAF where he gained 2 ½ years’ experience of planning rollingstock projects. He was involved in the successful completion of the 13 Trans Pennine nova 3 MK5A fleet and has recently been working on the 77 new 197 fleet to be provided to Transport for Wales. Before CAF he spent 17 years with Network Rail and started his career on the Railway with Jarvis Rail. He has always worked in planning and has a wide range of knowledge of planning multi-disciplinary railway projects and infrastructure maintenance.

James enjoys cooking, spending time with his kids and sports – especially football and is a Manchester United fan for his sins!

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