1st Annual (2018)

Securing Investment in the Rail Sector

Wednesday 31 January 2018

1st Annual (2018)

Securing Investment in the Rail Sector

Increasing confidence and contestability in the market, whilst reducing costs
Wednesday 31 January 2018 Dentons, London
There has been a shift in attitude towards third party investment in the rail sector since the release of the Hansford Review and Network Rail’s ‘open for business’ response. This timely conference responds to the growing interest in attracting external investment in to the UK’s rail sector. With financiers stating there is no shortage of capital to invest in UK infrastructure, the day will look at what we must do as an industry to change the mindset around private investment, as well as the new approaches and structures they are introducing to garner private finance in to the industry. Sessions also consider potential delivery models, insight from pathfinder schemes already underway and opportunities for additional investment into current and future projects.

Benefits of attending:

  • Gain an understanding of pipelines and what opportunities there are for third party investment in the UK rail sector
  • Learn from those who have already participated in private equity investment
  • Hear case studies from SPV’s on what investment model they have used and how it has worked with their project

Just some of the key organisations who will be attending:

Addleshaw Goddard
Arcus Infrastructure
Burges Salmon
Clifford Chance
East West Rail Company

Grant Thornton UK
Great Western Railway
Heathrow Airport
Heathrow Southern Railway
HS2 Growth Partnership
Macquarie European Rail
Mitsui & Co Europe

Network Rail
Osborne Clarke
Porterbrook Leasing Company
Rock Rail Holdings
Siemens Rail Automation
Siemens Rail Systems
SLC Rail
Stadler Rail

Download the full list of organisations that have attended similar events previously here.

Register now - online, by email or by calling 0207 067 1597.

Book your place

We offer a 15% discount on bookings of more than one attendee.

Thorough anaylsis and confirmation of the opportunities that should be developed to facilitate growth.

Why should I attend?

This event will analyse what steps need to be taken to ensure ideas around investment become reality. Sessions include what opportunities there are for third parties to invest in these projects and how to increase contestability in the UK rail industry.

Industry leaders from both public and private sectors will outline their commitment to this transformational change to the way the railways are built and operated, so attendance is essential for those with a specific interest in seeing the UK rail market benefit from additional investment.

Who will I meet?

  • Transport authorities
  • Central Government
  • TOCs
  • FOCs
  • Investment banks
  • Insurance companies
  • Private equity funds
  • Financial consultants
  • Pension funds
  • Suppliers
  • Transport consultants

A very powerful forum for knowledge sharing.

Heathrow Southern Railway and Rock Rail provide insight into third party rail investment

Graham Cross, Executive Director at Heathrow Southern Railway and Mark Swindell, Founding Partner at Rock Rail, provide insight into third party rail investment.



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