Virtual Event
Date & Time
9:30am, 28th Sept, 2020
3+ Professionals

About Wales Transport Week 2020

Wales Transport Week will play host to a variety of keynote presentations, technical demonstrations, thought leadership and panel discussions covering the key plans and priorities within Wales. Each session is free to register and you can register the ones specifically of interest to you.

Can’t make the date? Don’t worry, still register for the event and we will send you a link to view the completed event on-demand.

For further information call 0161 519 8950, or email enquiry@peloton-events.co.uk

The challenges undertaken since the start of the franchise

Monday 28/9/2020 09.30 – 11.00

There have been a number of challenges faced since the start of the franchise in October 2018.  This session will discuss the progress made and what’s in store for the future.

The benefits of a diverse workforce

Monday 28/9/2020 15.00 – 16.30

Transport for Wales are striving towards a culture that is gender-diverse and inclusive, which recognises and develops the potential of all employees. Having a diverse community of staff who value one another and realise the contribution they can make, representing all communities within Wales and Borders is of vital importance and their contribution to delivering a world class transport network cannot be underestimated. This seminar will discuss what strides have been made and what still needs to be done to achieve a fully diverse workforce

What does the next 3.5 years of CP6 look like

Tuesday 29/9/2020 09.30 – 11.00

It’s fair to say that Covid-19 has been a distraction!  Network Rail will outline what the remaining control period will look like and some of the key plans and priorities which lie ahead.

The A465 Upgrade Programme

Tuesday 29/9/2020 15.00 – 16.30

The Welsh Government anticipate the road widening of the A465 will boost the economy by £675m.  Supporting the objectives of the Valleys Task Force and delivering community benefits ion a post Covid workld, this session will discuss the plans in more detail

The changing role of TfW

Wednesday 30/9/2020 09.30 – 11.00

The session will explore the changing role of Transport for Wales from largely rail to more of an integrated transport role.

Metro – A countrywide opportunity

Wednesday 30/9/2020 15.00 – 16.30

Transport For Wales are currently working on three Metro schemes in Wales and the Borders; South Wales, North Wales and Swansea Bay Metro. All these projects are different stages of development and representing substantial opportunities to the supply chain.

Decarbonisation – TfW’s ambitious sustainability targets

Thursday 1/10/2020 09.30 – 12.00

Transport For Wales have committed to deliver on the Welsh Government’s policy by decarbonising their transport network, with significant investment in the first hybrid trains in the UK. From 2022 the Core Valley Lines will run bi-mode and tri-mode trains operated entirely from overhead power supplemented by batteries, resulting in entirely emission free and powered by 100% renewable energy.


10.00 – 10.20 Dr Rossa Donovan

10.20 – 10.40 Decarbonisation specialist – Wendi Wheeler – 20 mins

10.40 – 11.00 Tomorrows Living Stations, Sustainability in and around Stations to benefit passengers, customers and communities – Norrie Courts Network Rail

11.00 – 11.10 Industry Case Study

11.10 – 11.45 Q&A, featuring the above



The importance of continued investment in Wales

Thursday 1/10/2020 15.00 – 16.30

A programme of continued investment in rail infrastructure in Wales is required to support a stronger, inclusive and more equitable economy, delivering prosperity for all by connecting people, communities and businesses to jobs, services and markets. Improved rail infrastructure and services will help Wales deliver a range of overarching social and economic needs.

Construction for Future Generations

Friday 2/10/2020 09.30 – 11.00

Construction is the great enabler for the Welsh economy, but whatever is built, must be delivered sustainably. That means the construction industry, its clients and supply chain, must change if it is to deliver a built environment fit for future generations. Failure to adapt is not an option.



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