Today, Angel Trains, one of Britain’s leading train leasing companies, announces Matthew Prosser as its new Technical Director. He will be responsible for delivering key management initiatives, while simultaneously improving quality and fleet reliability.

Matthew has over 23 years’ experience in rolling stock engineering, having previously held key roles in organisations across the rail industry. He joins Angel Trains from Chiltern Railways, where he held the position of Engineering and Safety Director. In his role, Matthew was primarily responsible for leading the in-house engineering department.

Matthew was a member of the executive team, playing an integral role in achieving an outstanding record of growth and customer satisfaction for Chiltern Railways – achieving the best overall NRPS satisfaction for a franchised operator.

Matthew Prosser commented: ‘I am delighted to be appointed in this role, working alongside Angel Trains’ talented and dedicated team to deliver nationwide projects. I look forward to playing my part in ensuring Angel Trains remains at the forefront of innovation, transforming rail passenger experience across the UK.’

Kevin Tribley, Angel Trains CEO, said: ‘I’m very pleased to welcome Matthew on board in his new role as Technical Director at Angel Trains. His extensive experience and industry knowledge make him the ideal candidate to deliver our upcoming projects and further drive the growth of the business.’

Matthew Prosser succeeds Mark Hicks and will commence his new role on 8 July.