Rail Freight Group Conference 2020

Event Information

Securing growth in a changing sector: the impacts of rail reform, devolution and decarbonisation.

With proposed changes to the rail sector, ensure you are up to date on what reforms would mean for the freight industry. This annual conference for the rail freight community will provide you with the latest updates on the changes to the industry, as well as the opportunity to network with senior rail freight professionals. Attend to explore the biggest issues and the opportunities for the sectors, including a focus on devolution and decarbonisation.

Join operators, rail freight customers, and ports to explore rail reforms and how the sector should respond. Hear the latest updates from operators, and consider the opportunities further devolution creates for freight, including talks from transport authorities on their plans. Attendees will also explore how to meet the 2040 decarbonisation targets including what infrastructure and fleet is needed – considering the latest innovations and the progress so far

Event Profile

  • Highlights of attending:

    • Explore proposed rail reforms including what these mean for the freight sector and how the industry can prepare
    • Hear from transport authorities on their plans for freight development and the impact of devolution on delivering projects
    • Understand how to respond to the 2040 decarbonisation targets including the impacts and innovation needed for infrastructure and fleet
    • 3+ hours of networking with senior rail freight professionals
  • Who will I meet?

    • Rail freight operators
    • Rail freight customers
    • Government and local authorities
    • Transport Authorities
    • Network Rail
    • ORR and RSSB
    • Terminal operators, ports and shipping firms
    • Wagon and loco manufacturers and suppliers
    • Transport consultants
    • Transport lawyers
    • Property developers
    • Civil engineers
    • Intermodal operators
    • Rail freight supply chain


Waterfront Conference Company
3rd Floor, Boundary House
91-93 Charterhouse Street
United Kingdom
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