MTR European chief to step down
THE chief executive of MTR’s European operations Jeremy Long has decided to retire, and his last day in the job will be 30 September. He has been in the post for 15 years, having joined the Hong Kong-based company to set up its European operation. MTR has been involved in several British ventures since then, including London Overground and now TfL Rail and the future Elizabeth Line. It has also been active in Sweden as the operator of the Stockholm Metro. Before he joined MTR in 2005 Jeremy Long had been a key figure in GB Railways Group, which was the operator of Anglia Railways between 1997 and 2004.