UK RAIL SUMMIT

4TH MAY 2017

15 CANADA SQUARE
LONDON E14 5GL

OVERVIEW

The UK has the fastest growing railway in Europe with one of the best safety records. It is a UK success story but recent challenges in catering for continual growth has resulted in criticism from passengers and politicians, with calls for renationalisation.

This conference will focus on:

  • Structural change to the industry, is it needed?
  • Will Network Rail achieve the targets set by the regulator on efficiency and where are we with the recommendations from the Shaw Report?
  • Is the franchising system working as well as it should?
  • What should the priorities be for rail in the North of England?
  • Should there be more rail devolution for TfL?
  • Scotland has a proud record on rail delivery: how serious a threat is the recent poor performance?

 

SPEAKERS


  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER

  • The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP

    Secretary of State for Transport

  • SPEAKERS

  • Prof. David Begg (Chair)

    Chief Executive
    Transport Times
  • Stephen Glaister

    Board Member - Chair
    ORR
  • Sir Peter Hendy CBE

    Chair
    Network Rail
  • Tim O'Toole CBE

    Chief Executive
    FirstGroup
  • Bill Reeve

    Director of Rail
    Transport Scotland
  • Paul Plummer

    Chief Executive
    Rail Delivery Group
  • Gareth Powell

    Director of Strategy & Contracted Services
    TfL
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