Meet the Brit in charge of fixing NYC's subway

He made a name for himself running transport systems in London, Sydney and Toronto. Now Briton Andy Byford is in charge of turning around New York's aging, failing subway system. What did he get himself into?
About 400,000 people pass through the Bloor-Yonge subway station every day in Toronto, Canada's largest city.
And on a summer's day in 2013, the city's transport chief Andy Byford tried to apologise to every one of them.
Earlier in the day, water damage had caused a signal failure, delaying trains from rush hour that morning until early afternoon.
Walking up and down the platform,... read more

 
9 April 2018 in World News, Views: 60
Source: BBC
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