Location
Virtual Event
Date
18th - 21st January, 2021
Speakers
5+ Professionals
Delegates
500+

About Spotlight East West Main Line 2021

Introducing SPOTLIGHT: 2021 will be bursting with opportunities as Peloton takes you through major upcoming infrastructure works around the UK.

From unlocking potential in the Highlands and Islands, to connecting communities with the likes Northern Powerhouse Rail, the Republic and Northern Ireland’s promising transport goals, and HS2, get head-start on transport projects where you can provide a positive impact.

Compiling content throughout the month, Peloton will tailor a range of different 90-minute bitesize virtual sessions: including videos, keynote presentations, technical demonstrations, panel discussions, supplier engagement sessions and much more. Each session is free to register and you if you can’t make the live feed, an on-demand link will be sent to you soon after the broadcast is finished.

To find out how you can be involved call 0161 519 8950, or email enquiry@peloton-events.co.uk.

Monday 18 January 2021 – 12.30 – 13.45 - The Strategic Importance of the Main Line

  1. EEH - Naomi Green - confirmed
  2. Transport East – Andrew Summers - confirmed
Wednesday 20 January 2021 - 12.30 -13.45 - Delivering East West Main Line
  1. Will Gallagher – Strategy Director East West Rail Company (sponsors for the current East West Rail project) - confirmed
  2. Maria Cliff – Head of Operations, EWR Co - confirmed
  3. Peter Hume – Joint Sponsor Lead, Network Rail - confirmed
Wednesday 20 January 2021 14.00 – 15.15 – Lessons learned from project delivery
  1. 14.00 – 14.15 – Costain – Neal Carter, PMO Director
  2. 14.15 – 14.30 – Furrer+Frey – Noel Dolphin, UK Managing Director
  3. 14.30 – 14.45 – Sunbelt Rentals – Christian Spence – Sustainable Energy Manager & Natasha Sadra – rail Commercial Manager
  4. 14.45 – 15.00 – Leica Geosystems – Matt Locke - Monitoring & Rail Sales Manager
Thursday 21 January 2021 – 09.30 – 10.45 - EWR Consortium – a view from the partners across the East West Main Line
  1. Western Section – Jeremy Long (Chair OxLEP) confirmed
  2. Central Section – Cllr Sue Clark (Chair EWR Consortium and Central Bedfordshire Council) confirmed
  3. Eastern Section – Cllr Alexander Nicoll (Chair of the Eastern Board and Suffolk County Council) confirmed
Thursday 21 January 2021 – 12.30 – 13.45 - The wider benefits of East West Main Line –bringing in both freight and passenger perspectives
  1. Maggie Simpson – Rail Freight Group - confirmed
  2. Martin Woor - Port of Felixstowe - confirmed
  3. Chiltern Railways – MD Richard Allen confirmed
  4. Greater Anglia – Jonathon Denby confirmed
Thursday 21 January 2021 – 15.00 – 16.15 - Realising our Ambition – in effect a call to arms and an opportunity for Minister to restate Government’s support for East West Rail
  1. Chris Heaton-Harris Minister of State - confirmed
  2. Daniel Zeichner MP - confirmed
  3. Martin Tugwell - confirmed
Friday 22 January 2021 – 09.30 -11.00 – Realising the local benefits
  1. 09.30 – 09.45 – 15 minute presentation – Arup/Atkins – Alister Harwood and Dave Wilson
  2. 09.45 – 09.55 – Copper Consultancy – Martin McCrink
  3. 09.55 – 10.05 – Cranfield University – Ron Corstanje
  4. 10.05 – 10.15 –White Scott Hookins - Jason Daniels
  5. 10.15 – 11.00 – Q&A featuring the above

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Our Speakers

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Richard Allan

Richard Allan

Managing Director - Chiltern Railways
Daniel Zeichner

Daniel Zeichner

Labour Member of Parliament for Cambridge
Jeremy Long

Jeremy Long

Chairman (Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership)
Martin Tugwell

Martin Tugwell

Programme Director (England’s Economic Heartland)
Alexander Nicoll

Alexander Nicoll

Deputy Cabinet Member for Transport Strategy - Suffolk County Council

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