Western Australia Rail (WWAR) named Darrell Thompson as operations director. He will be responsible for verifying the operating plans based on customer tonnage projections and the weekly rail plan schedule provided and approved by the customer service logistics manager.
He will oversee the operations for three zones; Albany, Wagin and Geraldton. He will also be responsible for ensuring excellent relationships with all below and above rail providers are maintained.
Thompson joined the WWAR team in December 2011 as the operation zone manager for Albany and Wagin. He was the general manager for Watco’s Arkansas Southern, Vicksburg Southern and Mississippi Southern railroads prior to moving over to Australia.