ABOUT RAIL IN THE NORTH

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.

NEXT EVENT: Friday 26 April 2019

VENUE: Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

2019-04-26 10:00:00 2019-04-26 16:00:00 Europe/London Rail in the North Northern Rail Conference Science and Industry Museum, Manchester Fourth Friday Club 4thfridayclub@gmail.com

SCHEDULE

10.20 Introduction from the chair

10.25 Keynote speech: The role rail can play in rebuilding the North – Andy Burnham, Mayor of Manchester

10.45 Looking forward – Rob Warnes, Performance and Planning Director, Northern

11.05 Transformation on TransPennine – Leo Goodwin, Managing Director, TPE

11.25 Discussion

11.35 Coffee break

12.00 Rail infrastructure for the North – Martin Frobisher, LNW Director, Network Rail

12.20 Cutting trans-Pennine electrification costs – Andrew McNaughton, Strategic Technical Adviser, HS2

12.40 ARAMIS Traffic Management – Supporting operators to deliver improved Passenger Service – Andy Jones, Digital Railway Initiation Director, Network Rail and Rhianne Evans, Business Development Manager, Thales

13.00 Discussion

13.10 Lunch

14.30 Northern Powerhouse Rail – Tim Wood, NPR Director, Transport for the North

14.50 All change at Manchester Piccadilly – Roy Desouza, Technical Director, Mott MacDonald

15.10 Justifying infrastructure investment in the North – Alastair Hutchinson, Associate, Steer

15.30 Discussion

15.40 Close

Programme subject to change: some speakers are invitees only at this stage

Organised by the Modern Railways 4th Friday Club and kindly sponsored by Thales

TABLES AND SPONSORSHIP

Tables of 10 at this event cost £1350 +VAT, sponsorship details available on request. Individual delegate places are available at £190 plus VAT. For further details please contact Contact David Lane on 07795 031051 or dave@davidlanepublishing.co.uk.