UK RAIL SUMMIT

13TH SEPTEMBER 2017

15 CANADA SQUARE
LONDON E14 5GL

AGENDA

To see Thick Black Line artwork created during UK Rail Summit, please click here.

08:00-09:00                         

Registration

09:00-09:05

Welcome

  • David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times 
09:05-09:30

Keynote Address

09:30-11:00              

Session 1: Is franchising working and is it possible to balance the competing objectives of the treasury and DfT?
Chaired by Ed Thomas, Partner, KPMG

11:00-11:30 Refreshment break
11:30-13:00 Session 2: Challenges facing Network Rail in increasing capacity and meeting the needs of the customer
Chaired by David Williams, Partner, KPMG
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Session 3: Priorities for rail across the UK
Chaired by Sue Kershaw, Programme Director of Major Projects Advisory and UK Head of Infrastructure Programme and Project Management, KPMG 
  • Mike Brown, Transport Commissioner, Transport for London 
  • David Brown, Chief Executive, Transport for the North
  • John Provan, Head of Rail Strategy and Funding for Transport Scotland, Transport Scotland

SPEAKERS


  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER

  • The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP

    Secretary of State for Transport

  • SPEAKERS

  • Professor David Begg

    Chief Executive
    Transport Times
  • Mike Brown MVO

    Commissioner
    Transport for London
  • David Brown

    Chief Executive
    Transport for the North
  • Stephen Glaister

    Board Member - Chair
    ORR
  • Lee Jones

    Sector Director Rail
    Amey
  • Sue Kershaw

    Programme Director of Major Projects Advisory and UK Head of Infrastructure Programme and Project Management
    KPMG LLP
  • Tim O'Toole CBE

    Chief Executive
    FirstGroup
  • Ed Thomas

    UK Head of Transport
    KPMG LLP
  • Anthony Smith

    Chief Executive
    Transport Focus
  • Bill Reeve

    Director of Rail
    Transport Scotland
  • Jim Steer

    Director
    Steer Davies Gleave
  • David Williams

    Partner
    KPMG LLP
  • Richard White

    Director of Strategic Advisory
    EAMS Group
SUPPORTERS

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Tim O'Toole CBE

Former CEO, FirstGroup