1st Annual (2019)

A Practical Guide to Delivering a More Resilient Transport Network

Tuesday 07 May 2019

1st Annual (2019)

A Practical Guide to Delivering a More Resilient Transport Network

Optimising day-to-day performance, through investment in a more resilient transport system
Tuesday 07 May 2019 Addleshaw Goddard, London
Attend to hear how to improve the performance and reliability of the UK’s transport network, taking away guidance on how to design and implement effective recovery plans. This focused conference will provide you with expert practical insight on how to respond to the major challenges and threats affecting the successful operations of the transport network, including extreme weather conditions, delays, overcrowding and cyber-attacks. Rail and road professionals will provide you with possible solutions to the growing threats affecting the sector, while considering what new investment is needed to optimise performance and resilience, both now and in the future.

Highlights of attending: 


  • Hear the major plans to increase resilience on the railways through responding to the vulnerabilities of our existing infrastructure
  • Understand how to optimise recovery times and identify the quickest and most efficient solutions to delays and overcrowding
  • Recognise the long-term effects of the skills shortages in the industry, and identify solutions
  • Understand the main impacts that the transport sector faces from extreme weather incidents, and learn how to respond to them
  • Discover more about the cyber threats attacking the sector and possible solutions to this growing risk

Just some of the organisations who have attended similar events:

Addleshaw Goddard
Amec Foster Wheeler
Balfour Beatty
Burges Salmon
Department for Transport
Environment Agency
First TransPennine Express

International Union of Railways
MTR Corporation
National Skills Academy – Rail
Network Rail
Nottingham City Council
Office of Rail and Road
Rail Freight Group
Railway Civil Engineers Association
Railway Industry Association
Royal Haskoning DHV

Siemens Rail
Tata Steel Projects
Transport Focus
Transport for London
TUV Rheinland
University of Birmingham
University of Oxford
University of Southampton
West Midlands ITA
West Sussex County Council
Young Rail Professionals

A very useful conference giving the opportunity to network with colleagues.

Register more than one attendee and receive a 15% discount

WSP explain the main effects of an ageing workforce while promoting a more sustainable transport system

Tim Whitcher, WSP’s Solution Lead, Digital Railway, shares his thoughts on an aging workforce, effectively reacting to transport disturbances and promoting sustainable transport.

A broad overview of key challenges for the industry were covered by key individuals.

Who will I meet?

  • Transport for London and other transport authorities
  • Local authorities and Government
  • TOCs
  • FOCs
  • Construction companies
  • Transport consultants
  • Transport lawyers
  • Highways England
  • Airports
  • Ports

Why should I attend?

Attendees will receive lessons learnt from recent unexpected incidents, and take away practical insight that can be applied to their own operations, and recovery plans. The day will also highlight the importance of customer expectation and how to maintain a positive experience for all users, while responding to unplanned disruptions.

Good, very informative and helpful to understand difficult perspectives.

Interested in sponsoring?

To find out more about sponsoring A Practical Guide to Delivering a More Resilient Transport Network 2019, please click on the link below.

Gives a good top-line view of resilience in rail.


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