RTSA acknowledges recent passing of Dr. Francis Small (1946-2021)
The RTSA acknowledges the recent passing of Dr. Francis Small.
(In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Neurological Foundation or by phoning +64 09 309 7749)
Dr Francis Small, a Distinguished Fellow of Engineering New Zealand and President of IPENZ in 1996/97, passed away on 5th March 2021. He was a life time employee of NZ railways and successor companies and Managing Director of NZ Rail and subsequently Tranz Rail. He was also a board member of NZ Rail, Tranz Rail Holdings, Wisconsin Central, Tasrail and the Australian Transport Network for a period of five years.
Dr Francis Small receiving the RTSA Individual Award from Jim Quinn, former CEO of KiwiRail in 2013