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With COVID-19 impacting the rail sector and a replacement to the franchising system imminent – what does the future of the rail industry look like? Attend this virtual event to explore this question, receive vital updates on the industry and explore how reform will be implemented. You will hear the latest policy insight, explore the Williams Review and its implications, and understand the urgent plans for creating a more sustainable railway.

Join senior rail leaders to hear essential updates including the latest strategies for decarbonisation of the rail network, the long-term impact of COVID-19 and how the sector can recover.

You will hear practical solutions to some of the most pertinent issues facing the industry including how to ensure new rail projects are delivered and how to address the skills shortage in the sector.

Highlights of attending

  • Hear the latest timelines for rail reform, policy updates and the practical implications of reform on every aspect of the industry 

  • Understand the challenges facing the rail industry in its recovery from COVID-19 and what shape the structure of the industry will take moving forwards

  • Receive critical updates on how Network Rail is delivering a cleaner and greener railway and the progress of major infrastructure projects

  • Explore the opportunities created by rail devolution looking specifically at Northern Powerhouse Rail’s strategy for driving digitalisation and creating new jobs in the North

  • Receive practical guidance on how to ensure planned decarbonisation projects are delivered and new innovative rail projects are funded

  • Join the live discussion about addressing the skills shortage and lack of diversity in the UK rail industry’s workforce – what is being done to plug the gap and increase inclusivity?

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