NTS has announced that, following a competitive recruitment process, Gottfried Eymer has been appointed as its Managing Director - Rail.

Gottfried will be responsible for driving NTS’s rail business forward by continuing to deliver high-quality operations for customers in the nuclear and wider rail freight and logistics sectors while looking to expand its offering into new markets.

A fully qualified lawyer, Gottfried has more than 20 years of international leadership experience in large transport, logistics and supply chain organisations including Deutsche Bahn, Rail Cargo Group and Etihad Rail. He has helped secure commercial growth for businesses in Scandinavia, France, Southeast Europe and UAE by focusing on profitability, sustainability and technical innovation.

Seth Kybird, NTS CEO said:

“Gottfried’s experience speaks for itself. He has a strong track record of commercial success and we’re delighted he has agreed to join NTS as we look to grow into new markets while continuing to deliver safe, secure and reliable services for our customers.”

Gottfried Eymer said:

“NTS’s work is of vital national importance, and I am very much looking forward to working with everyone in the rail business and the wider organisation to build on its reputation as a leading provider of transport and logistics solutions.”


Notes to Editors
NTS is the leading global provider of safe, secure and reliable nuclear transport and logistics solutions that help make the world safer and more sustainable.

Part of the UK’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), a public body responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient clean-up of the UK’s nuclear legacy. Its primary objective is to support the NDA’s mission. Its work involves a range of activities including transporting spent fuel from UK power stations to Sellafield, the return of reprocessing products to customers overseas, and packaging and licensing support to the NDA group.

NTS was launched in April 2021 bringing together Direct Rail Services (DRS), International Nuclear Services (INS) and Pacific Nuclear Transport Ltd (PNTL) – its respective rail and shipping divisions – into a single transport organization.

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