A1SLT appoints Director of Marketing and Communications

09 March 2022
To meet the demands of a growing organisation, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust (A1SLT) creates a new position to oversee public relations, promotion and messaging for A1 No. 60163 'Tornado', P2 No. 2007 'Prince of Wales', railtours and in due course, its V4.

The Trustees of the A1SLT are delighted to announce that Sophie Bunker-James will be taking on the role of Director of Marketing and Communications. Her new appointment follows five successful years as Marketing Manager for Tornado’s Railtours.

A1SLT Chairman, Steve Davies MBE, said, "I am delighted to welcome Sophie to her new role with The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust. Excellent marketing and communications are central to our objective of maintaining Tornado on the mainline, and the completion of Prince of Wales. Sophie brings a wealth of experience to the role and we look forward to working with her in pursuit of our ambitious goals.

Sophie Bunker-James

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Sophie Bunker-James on the footplate of 60163 'Tornado'.

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Good to see it's someone who clearly has hands-on experience at a job being given the position. Well done Sophie, keep it up.

Posted by John Penny on Wed 09 Mar 12:13:51