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Telford to be new ARA chairman as Scheuber departs

<p>Industry body, the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), had appointed Pacific National chief executive Don Telford as chairman, it said today (Monday, July 2).</p> <p>Mr Telford follows the retirement of former ARA chairman and Queensland Rail chief executive Bob Scheuber.</p> <p>&#8220The rail industry is undergoing unprecedented developments and change, and Bob Scheuber was a key leader in this exciting time&#8221 ARA chief executive Bryan Nye said. </p> <p>&#8220His dedication and enthusiasm for rail will be missed and all in the rail industry wish him well for his future. </p> <p>&#8220Rail sees itself as a key element in the supply logistics chain, and its optimisation will be vital to the national economy as the freight task doubles. </p> <p>&#8220The rail industry and the ARA will benefit from Don’s experience and leadership in the T&#38L sector.&#8221</p> <br />