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14 MAY 2018


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Article from BTNews 14 MAY 2018

Transport Times conference

Hosted by Transport Times in association with KPMG, the UK Transport Infrastructure Summit 2018 will take place on Wednesday week, 23 May, at 15 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London. 

National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) chairman Sir John Armitt will deliver the keynote address at the event, set out NIC’s thinking and also update on his first report to government.

Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye in a morning session will outline how the airport's third runway will boost connectivity within the UK and internationally. 

He says: “Heathrow expansion is about more than just a runway. It is about opportunities for our local community, inside and outside the airport’s boundary. It is about securing the country’s economy and connecting the whole of the UK to global growth. And it is about legacy – building the infrastructure today that our children will need for tomorrow."
HS2 CEO Mark Thurston will speak on “How HS2 will improve connectivity and transform rail capacity”, while Network Rail managing director, digital railway David Waboso is scheduled to speak at session two of the conference on “How the digital railway can be transformational”. There will be a panel in session three on the emerging themes for urban transport in the National Infrastructure Assessment.

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