Rail in the North of England

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National Railway Museum
Leeman Road
York
YO26 4XJ
United Kingdom

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.

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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.

SCHEDULE

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

10.25 Questions

10.30 Getting Northern back on track – Richard George, Chair, OLR Holdings

10.50 Questions

10.55 New trains for Liverpool – David Powell, Programme Director - Rolling Stock, Liverpool City Region

11.15 Questions

11.20 Resilience and Robustness: A resource led assessment of the timetable – Ian Smith, Head of Innovation, Tracsis plc

11.40 Questions

11.45 Rolling stock for the North – Stephanie Klecha, Head of Digital Services and Neal Fleming, Digital Services - Programme Manager, Porterbrook

12.05 Questions

12.10 Tea and coffee, networking break 

12.45 Guests take seats for lunch

12.50 Luncheon

14.15 Comfort break

14.25 The Network Rail contributionrepresentative of Network Rail (invited)

14.45 Questions

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

15.10 Questions

15.15 Developing regional services - Graham Meiklejohn, Regional Development Manager, TransPennine Express

15.35 Questions

15.40 The Staycation Express: providing extra capacity on a scenic route, Adrian Quine, Director Rail Charter Services Ltd

16.00 Questions

16.05 SMART solution: a route to resolving the Castlefield conundrum – Phil Smart, Railfuture Freight Group

16.25 Questions

16.30 Close

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 dave@davidlanepublishing.co.uk.