Rail Events : UK Light Rail Conference 2013

UK Light Rail Conference 2013 : Building on the success of last year’s two-day event, for 2013 we will return to the Manchester Conference Centre on the 15th and 16th May.

With over 220 delegates sharing best practice and experience from UK & overseas centres of Light Rail excellence, the UK Light Rail Conference provides the ideal commercial and knowledge exchange platform.

Keynote address:

Norman Baker MP, UK Under-Secretary of State for Transport

Speakers include:

Roger Harrison, Chairman, Tramlink Nottingham
Ian Brown CBE – Director, Crossrail
Chris Coleman – Managing Director, Metrolink RATP Dev
Alan Coyle – Project Manager, City of Edinburgh Council
Michael Sheedy – Light Rail Director, RPA
Mark Ostheimer – Operations Director, National Joint Utilities Group
Richard McClean – Managing Director, DB Regio Tyne & Wear
Gunter Koch – Transport and Operational Consulting, DB International

Councillor Jane Urquhart – Portfolio Holder for Planning and Transport, Nottingham City Council
Colin Robey – Team Leader, Metro Operations Projects, Centro

The event is supported by MPT Consortium, currently undertaking the exciting expansion of the Manchester Metrolink light rail network.

The topics for discussion at the 2013 event include:

– Fare collection and revenue protection
– The role of social media in urban transport
– Operator forum: Sharing best practice
– Innovations in infrastructure and electrification
– Wired vs. wire-free: Considerations in the move to catenary-free operation
– Tram-train updates and overseas perspective
– Bridging the structural disconnect between LRT and sustainable development
– BIM: Next-generation digital modelling
– LRT safety and security
– Utilities: Striking the right balance

These themes will be supplemented with targeted policy and strategy debates and technical discussions on range of topics to benefit the light rail promoter, planner, operator and engineer.

If you wish to contribute to any of the above debates, or for further information, please contact Andy Adams: andy@mainspring.co.uk or + 44 (0) 1832 281135

People attending a Congress

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