Rail in Wales and the West

In March 2022 the Rail in Wales and the West conference returned to an in-person format at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

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Articles and Conference Videos

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Dartmoor line shows how projects can succeed

Reopened line was delivered successfully and is exceeding patronage projections

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Using British Innovation to Transform the Railway

Train positioning trial an example of successful innovation

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Luminate delivering world first on Western

Traffic Management combined with Crew and Stock is improving operations out of Paddington

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Welsh Route tackling severe weather challenges

Making the railway resilient is a priority in Wales

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Great Western Railway post-pandemic

GWR looking to leisure growth as it rebuilds patronage

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Modernising the Valley Lines

Whole system approach key to upgrading routes north of Cardiff

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Taking TfW Rail Forward

TfW COO highlights challenges and opportunities

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Building a World Class Testing Centre

New South Wales facility will have unprecedented capabilities, says its Chief Technology Officer

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Rail in Wales and the West - Session 3

Rolling stock developments in Wales – Andrew Gainsbury, Rolling Stock Manager, Transport for Wales. Operational skillsets – Rachel Heath, Council Chair for the Midlands, Institution of Railway Operators. Public services on heritage railways - Is there a role for heritage railways in meeting the transport needs of Wales and the West of England? - Chris Austin, Secretary, All Party Parliamentary Group on Heritage Rail

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Rail in Wales and the West - Session 2

Improving the Western Route – Mike Gallop, Director, Network Rail Western Route
A single source of truth for operational control and disruption management – Alex Robertson, Head of Business Development, Tracsis
Exploiting opportunities for rail freight growth in Wales and the West, Julian Worth, Chair of the CILT Rail Freight Forum