Queens Hotel, Leeds
Date & Time
18:00 July 6, 2022
5+ Professionals
500 Seats

About Rail North: Leeds 2022

Black tie dinner

Following on from the release of the Integrated Rail Plan which highlighted £96bn worth of infrastructure investment, Rail North will bring together the leaders and key decision makers to discuss the plans, priorities and wider strategies in place to deliver a world class transport network.

Rail North will focus on the delivery of the major projects within the region, which include:

  • £3bn TransPennine Upgrade
  • West Yorkshire Rail Strategy
  • £100m Darlington Station Expansion
  • £84 million package to increase reliability of trains in Greater Manchester and the North
  • Trackside upgrades, platform extensions for longer trains and bigger depots across the region
  • £200m investment into the mass-transit scheme in West Yorkshire


With keynote presentations and a panel discussion, the event will provide first hand information and assist you with the information to position your company to take advantage of the many opportunities the project will bring

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



Our Speakers

Martin Tugwell

Martin Tugwell

CEO, Transport for the North
Matt Rice

Matt Rice

Route Director, Network Rail
Nick Donovan

Nick Donovan

Managing Director - Northern Trains Ltd
Rob Cairns

Rob Cairns

Capital Delivery Director, Network Rail
David Horne

David Horne

Managing Director - LNER
Hannah Lomas

Hannah Lomas

Principal Programme Sponsor, Network Rail
Jess Bates

Jess Bates

Regional Programmes Account Director - Atkins

Event Schedule


18.00 – 19.00 – Pre event drinks reception

19.00 – 19.15 – Chair welcome
19.15 – 19.45 – Panel Discussion – what we need to do to aid recovery
• Martin Tugwell – Chief Executive – TfN
• David Horne – Managing Director – LNER
• Matt Rice – Route Director – Network Rail
• Nick Donovan – Managing Director – Northern
19.45 – 21.15 – Dinner Served
21.30 – 22.15 – Panel Discussion - what opportunities lie ahead in the north and how do we do it within the current climate
• Hannah Lomas – Principal Programme Sponsor – Network Rail
• Rob Cairns – Capital; Delivery Director, Eastern Region – Network Rail
• Jess Bates, Client Director, Network Rail – Atkins
22.15 – 00.00 – Networking and drinks

Our Sponsors

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Supporting Partner

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