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Railwatch 081 - October 1999

Welcome Alix

Alix Stredwick has joined RDS as our new campaigns director and will be responsible for co-ordinating national campaigns. She sees her greatest challenge as increasing our media profile. Within two weeks of her appointment she appeared on a Jonathan Dimbleby BBC1 TV programme about transport.

Alix graduated this year from Southampton University where she gained a 2:1 BSc (Hons) in Geography. But that does not mean she is an expert on every obscure railway location in Britain and as she puts it: "Don't ask me where the capital of Azerbaijan is!" She has already proved her strong interest in transport and how it relates to social and environmental issues

The first problem Alix has had to cope with has been our failure to provide an office. Offers of office space in London fell through because both the Pedestrians Association and the Fawcett Society wanted to expand into the space they originally had earmarked for us. So for the moment Alix is working from home and can be reached by e-mail on AlixStredwick@hotmail.com. We are doing our best to find somewhere suitable as an office. If anyone knows of an office which we could share, please contact Paul Krebs on 0171 727 8872.

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