Genesse & Wyoming Appoints Tim Shoveller as CEO of UK/Europe Operations

Freightliner loco transporting intermodal containers through the countryside.

15th March 2023, London

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) today announced the appointment of Tim Shoveller as chief executive officer of its UK/Europe operations, which include Freightliner, the UK’s leading provider of freight rail, terminal and trucking services; Pentalver, a leading UK container-logistics provider; Freightliner Poland, a freight rail operator in both Poland and Germany; and Rotterdam Rail Feeding, a provider of shunting and rail feeder services in the Netherlands.With Tim expected to join the company by late summer 2023, G&W’s UK/Europe operations will continue to be led by Interim CEO Becky Lumlock, who is a UK-based operating partner at Brookfield Infrastructure, and Jack Hellmann, who serves as Chairman of G&W’s UK/European operations and is G&W’s global CEO.


Tim, who began his rail industry career in 1992 as a trainee driver/guard at British Rail, comes to G&W after nearly four years at Network Rail, where he led a transformation in the North West Central Route’s operational performance. His distinguished career includes roles as Managing Director of the Rail Division of Stagecoach Group, Managing Director of South West Trains / Network Rail Alliance and Managing Director of East Midlands Trains.