Northern Rail Industry Leaders 'Building the North's New Railways' Launch
21 February 2019
Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, All Saints Campus, Manchester, M15 6BH
NRIL brings together businesses to help develop and support the rail industry in the region. It brings together 40 rail organisations in the North of England and is supported by the Railway Industry Association (RIA).
The ‘Building the North’s New Railways’ Report will look at how rail suppliers, Transport for the North, Government and key organisations can work together to deliver the best for the region through rail investment
The Launch will take place from 10am to 1pm at Manchester Metropolitan University with speakers from NRIL and Transport for the North. A senior Government Minister have been invited to speak.
10am: Arrivals, networking and refreshments
10.30am: Welcome from Professor Richard Greene, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research and Knowledge Exchange, Manchester Metropolitan University
10.40am: Introduction from NRIL Chairs Mike Hulme and Justin Moss & presentation of the report, followed by Q&A
11.00am: Response from Tim Wood, Northern Powerhouse Rail Director, Transport for the North
11.20am: Panel discussion
Chair: David Clarke, Technical Director, Railway Industry Association
Mike Hulme & Justin Moss, NRIL
Tim Wood, Transport for the North
Lucy Prior, RTS Solutions
Simon Iwnicki, University of Huddersfield
Daniel Cochlin, Head of External Affairs, Northern Powerhouse Partnership
12.05pm: Event ends
Until close: Networking & Lunch
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