ABOUT RAIL IN THE WEST
A new addition this year to the 4th Friday Club calendar, the Rail in the West Conference celebrates progress in the modernisation and improvement of the railways of the West of England and South Wales.
The 4th Friday Club’s Rail in the West event is a full day of learning and networking opportunities.
10.30 Introduction from the chair, Ian Walmsley
10.35 The Great Western plan for service improvement – Mark Hopwood,
MD, Great Western Railway
10.55 Welsh perspective – Tom Joyner, MD, Arriva Trains Wales
11.15 Improving the Western Route – Mike Gallop, Director of Route Safety and Asset Management, Network Rail Western Route
12.15 IETs for the West – Hitachi
12.35 Night Riviera refurb – Birley Manufacturing
12.55 A supplier’s view – Hitachi Infocon
13.25 lunch – Kiln restaurant
14.40 Metrowest and Temple Meads redevelopment – James White
Interim Head of Transport, West of England Combined Authority
15.00 Cornish perspective – Nigel Blackler, Cornwall County
15.20 The continuously connected customer – WiFi on trains – Dr Juliet Jain, University of West of England
Some presentations are provisional at this stage; programme is subject to change.
Organised by Modern Railways in conjunction with GWR and kindly sponsored by Eversholt, Hitachi Infocon and the Institution of Railway Operators.
TABLES AND SPONSORSHIP
Tables of 10 at this event cost £1350 +VAT, sponsorship details available on request. Individual delegate places are available at £180 plus VAT. For further details please contact Contact David Lane on 07795 031051 or firstname.lastname@example.org