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Liam said he prefers workshop lifts to pits, as they work better with low-floor buses and offer improved health and safety. JAMES DAY

Nottingham City Transport’s Chief Engineer, Liam O’Brien, has been involved in a plethora of important projects since taking up his role last March. He speaks to James Day about the new developments he has overseen

Liam O’Brien is a relatively new face at Nottingham City Transport (NCT), having initially joined the company in mid-2018. Within his role as Chief Engineer, he is working to update and increase the efficiency of NCT’s engineering department, without losing amiable working practices in place at the company.

Liam originally joined the industry as an apprentice at Volvo Truck and Bus upon leaving school in 1995, later moving to Optare as an engineer. He was promoted to Regional Service Manager in charge of bus customers in the North of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland and continued in this role for a few years, before meeting his wife and starting a family.

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