UK RAIL SUMMIT

13TH MARCH 2019

15 CANADA SQUARE
LONDON E14 5GL

AGENDA

 

08:45-09:30                         

Registration

09:30-09:45

Keynote Address: 

09:45-11:00

Session 1: Improving Network Rail Performance 
Chaired by Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus

  • Andrew Haines, Chief Executive, Network Rail
  • Bill Reeve, Rail Director, Transport Scotland
  • ORR Speaker TBC
  • 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
    • Richard Robinson, COO, HS2 Ltd
    • Frazer Henderson, Transport Scotland
    • Bombardier/Hitachi JV - TBC
    12:40-13:30  Lunch 
    13:30-14:30

    Session 3: Working Partnerships between Operators, Industry Partners and Network Rail 
    Chaired by David Williams, Partner, Advisory, KPMG,

    • Alex Hynes, Managing Director, Scotrail Alliance 
    • Steve Montgomery, Managing Director - UK Rail, FirstGroup
    • Speaker TBC

    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
    15:45 Close

    SPEAKERS


    • SPEAKERS

    • Anthony Smith ( Session Chair )

      Chief Executive
      Transport Focus
    • Ed Thomas ( Session Chair )

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

      Director
      Transport Focus
    • Andrew Haines

      Chief Executive
      Network Rail
    • Jim Steer

      Director
      Greengauge 21
    • Frazer Henderson

      Head of High Speed and Cross Border Rail Policy
      Transport Scotland
    • Richard Robinson

      COO
      HS2
    • Steve Montgomery

      Managing Director - UK Rail
      First Group
    • Alex Hynes

      Managing Director
      Scotrail Alliance
    • Barry White

      Chief Executive
      Transport for the North
    • Heidi Alexander

      Deputy Mayor of London for Transport
    • Bill Reeve

      Rail Director
      Transport Scotland
    • Prof. Mark Barry

      Professor of Practice in Connectivity
      Cardiff University
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