Accelerate: Rail 2023 | 21 March | Hilton Tower Bridge, London Hilton London Tower Bridge, London
Accelerate: Rail returns in 2023 at a time of significant change: navigating reforms, pushing sustainability initiatives, and working towards a better connected, accessible, and reliable journey for passengers. This year, our rail event is bringing together the most influential leaders in the industry to discover and challenge these critical issues, delivering talks across the GBR transition, digitalisation, sustainability and more.
“Accelerate: Rail is a fantastic forum through which we can come together to truly evolve the rail industry.”
– Chief Operating Officer, Rail Delivery Group
Check out this year’s hot topics:
As the transition to Great British Railways gets well underway, unpack the latest news and updates from the project’s lead Andrew Haines and the CEO of Office for Road and Rail, as well as pivotal discussions from various railway bodies about how this change will impact them.
Decarbonsation, electrification, MaaS, freight and more: dive deep into the future of sustainable travel with some of the industry’s top green thinkers, including Rail Freight Group and Transport for Wales.
Explore rail’s progress in putting the passenger first, with invaluable sessions from Chiltern Railways and LNER, as we cover a range of topics from customer feedback and information distribution to connectivity and accessibility.
The digital railway
As the boundaries of the digital world keep evolving, discover how rail stays committed to pushing progress. Be inspired by insight from HS1 on advances in predictive maintenance, as well as talks on signalling, data integration and technology.
Ticketing and fares
At a time of immense reform, experience crucial discussions on the future of ticketing and fares – don’t miss gripping sessions from GBRTT and Great Western Railway on making rail attractive, affordable, and accessible to the consumer.
The modern workforce
Look beyond the network as we understand the workings and requirements of the modern workforce, with conversations from HS2 and the National Skills Academy for Rail on the future of rail modernisation, skill attraction and achieving diversity in the workplace.