National Railway Museum
Rail in the North of England
ABOUT RAIL IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND
Now established as an annual fixture, the Northern Rail Conference celebrates progress in the modernisation and improvement of the railways of the North of England.
The 4th Friday Club’s Rail in the North event is a full day of learning and networking opportunities.
09.30 Welcome tea and coffee
10.00 Introduction from the chair, Jonathan Chatfield
10.05 Devolved responsibility for transport – Adam Timewell, Interim Head of Rail Services Outputs, Transport for the North
10.30 Getting Northern back on track – Richard George, Chair, OLR Holdings
10.55 New trains for Liverpool – David Powell, Programme Director - Rolling Stock, Liverpool City Region
11.20 Resilience and Robustness: A resource led assessment of the timetable – Ian Smith, Head of Innovation, Tracsis plc
11.45 Rolling stock for the North – Stephanie Klecha, Head of Digital Services and Neal Fleming, Digital Services - Programme Manager, Porterbrook
12.10 Tea and coffee, networking break
12.45 Guests take seats for lunch
14.15 Comfort break
14.25 The Network Rail contribution – representative of Network Rail (invited)
14.50 The ORR: assisting with infrastructure improvements in the North – Steve Fletcher, Deputy Director of Engineering and Asset Management, Office of Rail and Road
15.15 Developing regional services - Graham Meiklejohn, Regional Development Manager, TransPennine Express
15.40 The Staycation Express: providing extra capacity on a scenic route, Adrian Quine, Director Rail Charter Services Ltd
16.05 SMART solution: a route to resolving the Castlefield conundrum – Phil Smart, Railfuture Freight Group
TABLES AND SPONSORSHIP
Tables of 10 at this event cost £1400 +VAT, sponsorship details available on request. Individual delegate places are available at £200 plus VAT. For further details please contact David Lane on 07795 031051 or firstname.lastname@example.org.