UK RAIL SUMMIT

18TH SEPTEMBER 2020

ONLINE

AGENDA

How to Get Rail Back on Track

09:30-10:15          Online Platform Opens / Opportunity to Network
10:15-10:20

Welcome by Chair

  • Prof. David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times
10:20-10:25 Introduction to Online Platform
10:25-10:30 Setting the Scene
  • Prof. David Begg, Chief Executive, Transport Times
10:30-11:30

Session 1: Getting Passengers Back on Trains

  • Sir Peter Hendy CBE, Chair, Network Rail
  • Andy Byford, Transport Commissioner, Transport for London
  • Steve Montgomery, Managing Director - UK Rail, FirstGroup
  • Katy Taylor, Group Commercial and Customer Director, The Go-Ahead Group 
11:30-11:45

Interview

  • Andrew Haines, Chief Executive, Network Rail
11:45-12:45

Session 2: The Future of UK Rail: Reforming the industry to improve performance

  • Ed Thomas, Partner, Head of UK Transport, KPMG
  • Darren Caplan, Chief Executive, Railway Industry Association 
12:45-13:30 Opportunity to Network / Visit Exhibition Stands
13:30-14:30

Session 3: Priorities for rail across the UK

  • Bill Reeve, Director of Rail, Transport Scotland
  • Simon Statham, Head of Technical Programmes, Midlands Connect
  • Stephen Edwards, Chair, Urban Transport Group
  • Allan Watt, Director of Communications, Abellio UK
  • Michele Dix CBE, Managing Director, Crossrail2
14:30-14:50

Interview

  • Mark Thurston, CEO, HS2 Ltd
14:50-15:20

Session 4: HS2 Phase 1 & Beyond

  • Jim Steer, Director, Greengauge21
  • Caroline Donaldson, Managing Director, West Coast Partnership Development
15:20-16:00 Opportunity to continue networking

SPEAKERS


  • SPEAKERS

  • Andrew Haines

    Chief Executive
    Network Rail
  • Prof. David Begg (Conference Chair)

    Chief Executive
    Transport Times
  • River Tamoor Baig

    Founder & Chief Executive
    HackTrain
  • Andy Byford

    Commissioner
    Transport for London
  • Darren Caplan

    Chief Executive
    Railway Industry Association
  • Michele Dix CBE

    Managing Director
    Crossrail 2
  • Caroline Donaldson

    Managing Director
    West Coast Partnership Development
  • Steve Edwards

    Chair, Urban Transport Group
    Executive Director, South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE)
  • Sir Peter Hendy CBE

    Chair
    Network Rail
  • Steve Montgomery

    Managing Director - UK Rail
    First Group
  • Bill Reeve

    Director of Rail
    Transport Scotland
  • Simon Statham

    Head of Technical Programmes
    Midlands Connect
  • Jim Steer

    Director
    Greengauge21
  • Katy Taylor

    Group Commercial & Customer Director
    Go-Ahead Group
  • Ed Thomas

    Partner, UK Head of Transport
    KPMG
  • Mark Thurston

    Chief Executive
    HS2
  • Allan Watt

    Director of Communications
    Abellio UK
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