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Getting goods going: Operating rail freight on a crowded network

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PrintJohn Smith

Managing Director of GB Railfreight

WHY YOU NEED RAIL FREIGHT

  • Understand the economics of GB Railfreight

  • Find out which markets we serve

  • Contextualise customer satisfaction and GB Railfreight’s culture and people

  • Appreciate the role of an engineer in successful business

  • Learn more about the requirements of Network Rail


John’s career in the railway sector spans over 30 years. In 2000, he established GB Railfreight, which has evolved into a £100 million turnover business delivering growth, customer service and profit with a commitment to achieving “everybody home safe, everyday.”

Tim Robinson

Director - Freight / Operations & Customer Services, Network Rail

HOW NETWORK RAIL IS SUPPORTING RAIL FREIGHT

  • Learn how we are developing our network to accommodate growth and modern freight trains

  • Understand the drive to deliver outstanding performance

  • Find out how we intend to reduce costs and deliver efficiency for freight customers


Tim was appointed as Freight Director for Network Rail in 20011, he leads the drive to bring further success to the British rail freight sector. His team works closely with freight train operators and the wider freight industry on strategic growth for the sector.

This lecture is free and open to all.
Refreshments will be served from 17:15, the lecture will start at 18.00
There will be a Railway Division Young Member social event after the lecture at The Two Chairman Pub, 1 Warwick House Street, SW1Y 5AT

This event is sponsored byfirstGBRflogoLG

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