UK RAIL SUMMIT

13TH MARCH 2019

15 CANADA SQUARE
LONDON E14 5GL

AGENDA

 

08:45-09:30                         

Registration

09:30-09:45

Keynote Address: Andrew Jones MP, Rail Minister, Department for Transport

09:45-11:00

Session 1: Improving Rail Performance: working partnerships between operators, industry partners and network rail.
Chaired by Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus

  • Andrew Haines, Chief Executive, Network Rail
  • Keith Williams, Independent Chair, Williams Rail Review
  • John Larkinson, Chief Executive, ORR
  • Speaker TBC
11:00-11:20 Refreshment Break 
    11:20-12:40 

    Session 2: Why HS2 is a key element of the UK's Transport Strategy 
    Chaired by Ed Thomas, Partner, UK Head of Transport, KPMG

    • Jim Steer, Director, Greenguage21
    • HS2 Speaker - TBC 
    • Frazer Henderson, Head of High Speed and Cross Border Rail Policy, Transport Scotland
    • Nick Hughes, Sales Director, Hitachi 

    12:40-13:30 



    Lunch 


    13:30-14:30

    Session 3: Delivering smart ticketing on rail across regional and urban areas
    Chaired by David Williams, Partner, Advisory, KPMG

    • Steve Montgomery, Managing Director - UK Rail, FirstGroup
    • Neil Connor, Client Executive Transport Operators, Fujitsu UK
    • Mike Tuckett, Head of Technology & Data - Payments, Transport for London 

    14:30-14:45

    Refreshment Break 

    14:45-15:45

    Session 4: Devolved Railways: Rail Strategies across the UK 
    Chaired by David Sidebottom, Director, Transport Focus

    • Barry White, Chief Executive, Transport for the North 
    • Heidi Alexander, Deputy Mayor of London for Transport
    • Prof. Mark Barry, Professor of Practice in Connectivity, Cardiff University
    • Simon Kirby, Associate Senior Advisor, The Nichols Group
    15:45 Close

    SPEAKERS


    • KEYNOTE SPEAKER

    • Andrew Jones MP

      Rail Minister
      Department for Transport

    • SPEAKERS

    • Anthony Smith (Session Chair)

      Chief Executive
      Transport Focus
    • Ed Thomas (Session Chair)

      Partner, UK Head of Transport
      KPMG
    • David Williams (Session Chair)

      Partner, Advisory
      KPMG LLP
    • David Sidebottom (Session Chair)

      Director
      Transport Focus
    • Andrew Haines

      Chief Executive
      Network Rail
    • Bill Reeve

      Rail Director
      Transport Scotland
    • John Larkinson

      Chief Executive
      ORR
    • Jim Steer

      Director
      Greengauge 21
    • Frazer Henderson

      Head of High Speed and Cross Border Rail Policy
      Transport Scotland
    • Nick Hughes

      Sales Director
      Bombardier/Hitachi JV
    • Steve Montgomery

      Managing Director - UK Rail
      First Group
    • Neil Connor

      Client Executive Transport Operators
      Fujitsu UK
    • Mike Tuckett

      Head of Technology & Data - Payments
      Transport for London
    • Barry White

      Chief Executive
      Transport for the North
    • Heidi Alexander

      Deputy Mayor of London for Transport
    • Prof. Mark Barry

      Professor of Practice in Connectivity
      Cardiff University
    • Simon Kirby

      Senior Advisor
      The Nichols Group
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