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3rd Annual (2020)
Securing Investment in the Rail Sector
Discovering new opportunities, pipelines, priorities and private investment structures
Tuesday 28 January 2020
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28th January 2020
Registration and refreshments
Chair’s welcome and opening remarks
Progress and future prospects for third party funding and financing
Project updates, pipelines and timelines
Successfully delivering major investment and high capacity projects - Meridian Water station
Collaborating with third parties – the successes and lessons learned
What are the opportunities available and the future plans going forward with Open for Business?
Williams Review and potential implications on third party investment
How will Williams’ findings lead to an increase in private investment in the industry
What actions are going to be taken from the review?
How will the findings encourage industry wide integration?
Learning from international models
Methods and approaches to successfully delivering large investment infrastructure projects
What is the investment model?
What can the UK learn from these approaches?
CEO of European Business
Lessons from innovative investment schemes: Transport Scotland’s rail enhancement model
The new pipeline strategy and how it will benefit new projects
Selecting new rail schemes and the process – the methods for optimising the latest opportunities
Could this be a transferable UK wide approach?
What is the funding landscape for Transport Scotland and how does this impact new project plans?
Head of Rail Projects and Technical Services
Transport for Wales and the investment into the Cardiff Valley Lines
Investment plans for major rail station improvements and new fleet
Plans for the Valley Lines transformation
What does the public-private partnership look like for TFW and what is the future?
Lessons learned on the vertical integration approach to planning and investment
Opportunities for investment
Investor insight: How to make rail infrastructure attractive to private investors
The current and future priority areas for investment
What are the main risks being faced by investors and how can these be changed?
How to address development capital
Lessons learnt from the rolling stock sector
How to approach private finance models in the context of various political and investment uncertainty?
Head of Infrastructure Debt
The role of rail projects in creating further investment opportunities and development
Central section plans and timelines
What has the approach been to investment?
What model is being used for East West Rail?
Further economic opportunities created in housing and employment
East West Rail
Sub-national transport bodies and the approaches to attracting private investment
What are the methods?
Successes and lessons learned
Making the best case for regional investment
How to best align needs and priorities with local authorities and developers
Pipeline of projects and opportunity for investment
Interim Head of Rail and HS2
Learning from other sectors: Successfully delivering large scale investment infrastructure projects
Delivering projects to specification and on budget – what are the techniques and approaches?
What methods and models are used?
Panel discussion: Third party funding opportunities now and going forward in the rail sector
Client Side Network Rail Telecom, Rail Digital Services
Department for Transport
Chair's closing remarks
Close of conference and networking drinks
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