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Rail services across Wales, Cardiff

  • Lecture
  • Cardiff
  • 23 May 2019
  • 17:30 - 19:30
Rail services across Wales, Cardiff

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This event is jointly sponsored by The Chartered Institution of Highways (CIHT) and Transportation and The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).

In 2018, Transport for Wales unveiled plans for a £5 billion investment to transform the Wales and Borders rail service and develop the South Wales Metro. The plans include an £800 million investment in innovative new trains, at least five new stations, more frequent services, electrification of much of the Valley Lines network, and creation of more than 600 new jobs. This forms one part of wider plans driving forward the Welsh Government’s vision of a high quality, safe, integrated, affordable and accessible transport network.

In this presentation, TfW’s Geoff Ogden will discuss the background of the not-for-profit company, its vision of a transport network of which Wales can be proud, and its plans to Keep Wales Moving.

Refreshments will be provided at 5.30 and the lecture will start at 6.00pm. There will be time for Q&As afterwards.

Speakers

Geoff Ogden

Executive Director for Corporate Services at Transport for Wales

geoff ogden

Geoff has 28 years’ experience in the transportation and infrastructure sector, particularly design and advisory services to public sector clients in Wales and SW England.

He has been involved with the development of Transport for Wales since 2015, developing the organisation through the rail services procurement as the Senior Responsible Officer. Geoff’s wider experience includes leadership and support of change programmes including the introduction of innovative and challenging solutions and technology.

Geoff is a Chartered Civil Engineer, a Chartered Environmentalist and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). Geoff is also Regional Member for Wales on the Institution of Civil Engineers’ Council and sits on its Initial Professional Development Panel.

Event venue

Trevithick Lecture Theatre (T2/09)
Trevithick Building, Cardiff School of Engineering
The Parade
Cardiff
Cardiff CF24 3AA
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Felicity White

e: [email protected]

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