NORTH OF ENGLAND TRANSPORT SUMMIT

12TH FEBRUARY 2020

AGENDA

 

08:30-09:30

Registration

09:30-10:00

Chaired by: David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

Interview with:

Barry White, Chief Executive, Transport for the North


10:00-10:15

Opening Address

  • Rt Hon Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport, Department for Transport

10:15-11:10        


Session 1:
 Transforming the North of England's Railways: the long term rail strategy to connect the Northern Cities

Chaired by: David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

  • David Hoggarth, Strategic Rail Director, Transport for the North
  • Tim Shoveller - Regional MD North West +Central, Network Rail
  • Cllr Martin Gannon, Leader of Gateshead Council and Chair of the North East Joint Transport Committee
  • Maggie Simpson, Director General, Rail Freight Group

11:10-11:30

Refreshment Break 

11:30-12:45

Session 2: High Speed Rail: Connecting cities in the North of England to the rest of the UK

Chaired by: David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

12:45-13:45

Lunch

13:45-14:50

Session 3: Bus services in Northern England – the case for a long term investment strategy

Chaired by: Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys

14:50-16:00

Session 4: Future of Mobility: Transforming travel and the areas we live in

Chaired by: David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

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SPEAKERS


  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER

  • Rt Hon Grant Shapps

    Secretary of State for Transport
    Department for Transport

  • SPEAKERS

  • Barry White

    Chief Executive
    Transport for the North
  • Sambit Banerjee

    Managing Director of Rolling Stock
    Siemens Mobility Limited
  • Jonathan Bray

    Director
    Urban Transport Group
  • Neil Connor

    Client Executive Transport Operators
    Fujitsu UK
  • Caroline Donaldson

    Managing Director
    West Coast Partnership Development
  • Robert Drewery

    Commercial Director
    Optare
  • Cllr Martin Gannon

    Leader of Gateshead Council
    Chair of the North East Joint Transport Committee
  • Claire Haigh

    Chief Executive, Greener Journeys
    Executive Director, Transport Knowledge Hub
  • David Hoggarth

    Strategic Rail Director
    Transport for the North
  • Henri Murison

    Director
    Northern Powerhouse Partnership
  • Tim Roberts

    Key Accounts Manager
    Cubic
  • Cllr Liam Robinson

    Transport Portfolio Holder
    Liverpool City Region Combined Authority
  • Tim Shoveller

    Regional MD North West +Central
    Network Rail
  • David Sidebottom - Session Chair

    Director
    Transport Focus
  • Maggie Simpson

    Director General
    Rail Freight Group
  • David Stones

    Network Planning Director
    Highways England
  • Mark Thurston

    Chief Executive
    HS2
  • Graham Vidler

    CEO
    CPT
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