Posted on July 6, 2017 · Posted in General IRO news

The Institution of Railway Operators is delighted to present the latest graduates from its academic courses in Railway Operations Management. These courses, which are delivered in conjunction with Glasgow Caledonian University, have allowed each graduate to study and enhance their knowledge of the art of railway operations. 

05.07.17 graduation



The ceremony, which was held at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 5th July 2017, saw graduates mark their achievement with friends and family. The Institution would like to congratulate all of our graduates listed below on their fantastic achievements and commitment to their professional development.



Certificate of Higher Education in Railway Operations Management:

Thomas Bennett (Great Western Railway).

Diploma of Higher Education in Railway Operations Management:

Egon Arendse (Heathrow Express), Michele Clarke (Translink), Gurminder Singh Sadhar (Great Western Railway), Paul Samways (Great Western Railway), Caroline Spence (Virgin Trains).

Bachelor of Science in Railway Operations Management:

Steven Alderson (Department for Transport), Dominic Buckley (Irish Rail), John Byrne (Irish Rail), David Cannings (South West Trains), Philip Conway (Irish Rail), Arnold Cronin (Irish Rail), Derrick Curran (Irish Rail), John Donegan (Irish Rail), Garry Keane (Irish Rail), Stephen Knibbs (TMA-Global Consultancy), John Marchadier (Eurostar), Donna McMullen (Translink), Nitin Panchal (Thales), Russell Parish (Transport for London), William Picken (Strathspey Railway Company), John Rooney (Translink), Steven Staley (Serco Middle East), Mark Tomkinson (TransPennine Express).

To find out more about the learning opportunities offered by the IRO please visit, email or call the learning team on 03333 440523 (ext.203).