The WSRHT congratulates all those the WSR PLC have announced will fill the Mechanical Engineering posts at Minehead. Ryan (Pope) who has been confirmed as the new Head of Mechanical Engineering and Richard (Hiscox) has been confirmed as the new Deputy Head of Mechanical Engineering.
Ryan has worked on the West Somerset Railway since 2012, working his way up to Engineering Foreman at the Williton engineering works.
Richard first started work on the railway as a Tracker in 2005, working his way up to his most recent post of Mechanical Foreman at our Minehead workshop.
Both Ryan and Richard will be supported by Andy Palk in his new role as Running Foreman, along with Andrew Hurley as Carriage and Wagons engineer and Merv Hebditch as Locomotive Running Superintendent.