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Ian Baxter

Ian Baxter

Ian Baxter is our rail strategy and operations expert. Ian joined the industry in 1998, beginning in consultancy before working for Chiltern Railways, Laing Rail and Network Rail. Ian’s knowledge of high level industry strategy, railway operations and markets for rail travel helps our clients to understand the commercial, financial and political implications of their proposed scheme and to gain the support of rail industry stakeholders in the key stages of its development.

Ian brings director-level experience of running a successful, growth-led train operating company, and senior business, commercial and project development expertise gained at Network Rail and Laing Rail. This includes franchise bidding, development of new infrastructure, stations and car parks, and management of passenger rail services. Ian has a wealth of contacts across the industry. Ian has also written two books on railway history.


This is a selection of the projects to which Ian has contributed:

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