TCR North 2023 Leaders Debate 1 - Putting Passengers First

Ep 49: TCR North 2023 Leaders Debate 1 - Putting Passengers First

Join us in our first leaders debate from TransCity Rail North, brought to you by Mott MacDonald,  where our panellists discuss how putting passengers first can reframe the conversation for the North and deliver better outcomes for both the industry and the passengers.

With investment in the North's rail infrastructure, right across the region, the panel highlight the need to invest in not only the infrastructure, but also the people. The discussion also demonstrates how the rail industry in the north can work together to accomplish those goals.

Accessibility, reliability, investment and how rail can improve the social and economic value of the regions take centre stage alongside discussions on how the industry can help bring passengers back to the rail after the pandemic.

Panel Discussion at TCR North 2023


Panellists on this debate are;

Karen Heppenstall, Head of Rail, Midlands Connect

Tricia Williams, Chief Operating Officer, Northern Trains

Darren Oldham, Rail and Road Director, Transport for the North

Ken Norbury, Transportation Unit General Manager, Mott MacDonald

Jessica Patterson, Buildings & Cities Social Outcomes Lead, Mott MacDonald


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