The leading event for the UK rail industry
10 March 2020
Hilton Tower Bridge, Tooley Street, London
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BREAKING NEWS – KEITH WILLIAMS TO DELIVER OPENING KEYNOTE
It is with great excitement that we announce that Keith Williams will be joining us at Accelerate: Rail on 10 March 2020! Keith will be delivering the opening keynote reflecting on the key findings of his report and the recommendations going forwards.
The industry has been waiting with baited breath for the Williams Review to be released and we look forward to Keith sharing his thoughts on the new system in more detail. It’s an exciting and tumultuous time for British rail at present and change is in the air.
Join us in March to mingle with the most senior and influential leaders and be part of the conversations shaping the future of British rail.
Get up to speed on the most pressing issues facing the British rail industry – the event which offers unique access to leading figures from TOCs, ROSCOs, Network Rail and a whole host of transport bodies from across the UK.
Following the highly-anticipated Williams Review and HS2 Review, Accelerate: Rail 2020 comes at a water-shed moment for the rail industry to reflect on the significance of 2019 and CP6, and make progressive strides towards the future. Join us in March 2020 to explore key themes including:
Unpack the phrase ‘Put Passengers First’ – learn from Transport Focus and the Rail Delivery Group and be inspired by leaders such as Southeastern, who have been unafraid to break the status quo and deliver unprecedented results for their customers.
Get an update on CP6’s new regional model from Network Rail‘s CEO, hear about vertical integration from Transport for Wales and take home insights from powerful Northern leaders on how you can increase regional accountability and engage local decision making.
Sustainability, investing in alternative fuels and going green is high on everyone’s agenda – don’t miss these honest sessions from Lilian Greenwood MP, Transport Scotland and Porterbrook about making green choices for future generations.
The future of ticketing
Two new and exclusive case studies from LNER’s Fare Reform and Trainline’s CEO speaking about the role of AI in the ticketing experience – find out how you can use live tweets to predict disruption and big data to predict price rises for journeys.
The Digital Railway
Technology is overhauling rail infrastructure and planning strategically for future technological innovation is imperative. Unmissable insights from Banedenmark and the National Skills Academy Rail will show you how to attract a skilled, gender-balanced workforce to construct the Digital Railway, and how you can implement a digital railway across the entire rail network.
Look beyond the tracks and seek to understand how rail will link up with other modes of public transport in the future. Presentations from Transport for West Midlands and ViaVan will explore how TOCs can meet evolving passenger expectations for seamless travel, including collaborating with firms such as Uber to provide ‘first and last mile’ services.
Chair, Williams Rail Review
Chief Executive Officer, Network Rail
Lilian Greenwood MP
Chair, Transport Select Committee
Chief Executive Officer, Trainline
Chief Executive Officer, Office of Rail and Road
Managing Director - Rail, First Group
Regional Managing Director for North West and Central, Network Rail
Chief Operating Officer, GTR
With three tracks covering six key topics, we are making sure you can tailor your programme to tackle your most urgent objectives.
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Accelerate: Rail Conference Tuesday, 10 March 2020
Providing answers - the Williams Review and CP6
Click here for our tracks: The Digital Railway | Regional Devolution | The future of ticketing
Click here for our tracks: 'De-Carbonisation' and Rolling Stock | Mobility-as-a-Service and Station transformation | Customer Experience
The future of British Rail
Chair's closing remarks and drinks reception
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