ScotRail boss resigns after pressure over firm's performance

ScotRail boss resigns after pressure over firm's performance

Phil Verster’s departure for another rail job raises doubts about future of Scotland’s transport minister Humza Yousaf

Phil Verster, the beleaguered boss of the ScotRail franchise, has resigned after weeks of pressure over the company’s poor performance.

His decision to quit to take up another rail industry job has plunged the Scottish government into an unexpected crisis, raising further questions about the future of the transport minister, Humza Yousaf.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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