CPT names Chairman of its Northern Region

Alistair Weir, MD of Acomb-based Tyne Valley Coaches, has been elected Chairman of the Confederation of Passenger Transport’s Northern Region..

Alistair was Vice Chairman in 2013, and replaces outgoing Chairman Robin Knight, Commercial Director Stagecoach North East. Nick Knox, MD of Arriva North East becomes Vice Chairman.

CPT Northern Regional Manager Steve Noble says: “Alistair’s knowledge and understanding of the many problems facing small businesses in rural areas will be incredibly valuable.”