Keyline has appointed Michael Rees to support and further the growth of its rail business in the North.

Mr Rees will join Keyline as rail manager – North, working closely with the company's extensive customer base and providing high standards of service.

He previously worked at Grafton Merchanting and has over 30 years of experience within the construction, civil and ground engineering industries. He has worked extensively both in the ground engineering and steel/concrete lintel sectors.

Richard Wade, rail sector manager at Keyline, said: “Mike is a solid sales professional with plenty of experience. His wide-ranging civils and construction knowledge will help to strengthen our rail division and ensure we are making the most out of every opportunity within the railway market. We know that he will be a great asset to our team.”