Employee Spotlight- Andrew Kitchen

This month, we speak to Andrew Kitchen, Aaron Rail’s Safety Manager, to learn about his new role for us and how he his appointment will strengthen our team.


Andrew’s rail career journey so far is a testament to his commitment to safety and efficiency. With a career spanning over 22 years in the rail industry, Andrew brings a wealth of experience to his new role with Aaron Rail.


His career began in the mining industry, where he honed his skills as an overman, prioritising safety in every aspect of his work. Transitioning to the railway sector, Andrew took on pivotal roles, including Senior Safety Advisor at Balfour Beatty and RISQS Auditor at RSSB, where he played a crucial role in enhancing safety protocols and compliance standards


A vision for excellence


At Aaron Rail, Andrew’s mission is clear: to foster a culture of safety, innovation, and excellence. Armed with certifications in safety management and extensive training in railway operations, Andrew is well-equipped to lead the company into a new era of success and sustainability. His strategic approach to safety tours, operational briefings, and safety audits will ensure that Aaron Rail remains at the forefront of industry best practices.


A passion for continuous improvement


Beyond his professional accolades, Andrew’s commitment to personal development sets him apart. During the lockdown, he pursued a Level 4 teaching qualification, underscoring his dedication to lifelong learning. Andrew’s proactive approach to learning not only enriches his skill set but will also help to inspire those around him to strive for excellence.


Looking ahead


As Aaron Rail’s Safety Manager, Andrew is poised to drive change and help propel the company to new heights of success. His blend of expertise, leadership, and innovation serves as a beacon of inspiration for the entire team. With Andrew strengthening the team, Aaron Rail is well-positioned to successful deliver projects in the industry while upholding its commitment to safety, sustainability, and operational excellence.







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