Location
Virtual Event
Date & Time
9:30am, 28th Sept, 2020
Speakers
3+ Professionals
Delegates
500

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

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Transforming a nation through rail: The first 2 years

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.

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Digital Transformation in Rail

Monday 28/9/2020 12.30 – 14.00

In partnership with EviFile

Paul Wilkinson, Editor, ExtranetEvolution.com
Ed Arnold, Head of Project Controls, VolkerRail
James Connolly, Head of Client Partnerships, eviFile

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Build Back Better

Tuesday 29 Sep 12.30 – 14.00

We will take a look back at our operational response to Covid-19 and a look into the future.

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Flexibility of energy

Tuesday 29 Sep at 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.

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What does the next 3.5 years of CP6 look like

Wednesday 30/9/2020 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.

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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.

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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.

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Global Centre of Rail Excellence

Thursday 1 Oct 13.00 – 14:30

The session will explore Welsh Government led plans for a bespoke, world class, railway infrastructure and rolling stock testing facility that will act as an accelerator for rail industry innovation, investment and growth in Wales, the wider United Kingdom and internationally.

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