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TfW Metro networking event

Event organised by ICE

Date
16 November 2023
Time
12:30 - 14:30 GMT
Location
Transport for Wales offices
3 Llys Cadwyn
Taff Street
Pontypridd, CF37 4TH
Wales

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Overview

Transport for Wales is leading the development of a new integrated transport system for South Wales. The associated programmes will deliver the next phases of an integrated, extended Metro network providing better connectivity within and beyond the Cardiff Capital Region

Following on from a successful round of webinar sessions covering all three TfW metro areas in Wales; North Wales Metro, South East Metro and South West and Swansea Bay Metro. TfW would like to open its doors and provide a unique opportunity to visit the new TfW offices in Pontypridd and hear about the progress on each metro over the last 12 months.

The event will include a short update from each metro team, buffet lunch and a networking opportunity within the TfW offices.  

Programme

12:00 - 12:30

Arrival and coffee

12:30 - 12:45

Welcome

12:45 - 13:30

Short programme update from each metro team

13:30 - 14:00

Buffet lunch and networking

Speakers

Rob Jones

Rob Jones

Transport for Wales

strategic development programme manager

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Rob Jones

Rob Jones has worked as a transport planner for the past 20+ years, working particularly in Wales but also across the UK. More recently Rob has taken up a role with Transport for Wales, providing leadership for the development of the Metro Programme supporting collaboration across governmental and private sector delivery partners.

 Amy Nichols

 Amy Nichols

Transport for Wales

strategic development programme manager

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 Amy Nichols

Amy Nichols has worked within the Transport Sector in Wales for the last seven years, most recently taking up the strategic role within Transport for Wales to lead the development of the Metro Central (Cardiff Central) and Cardiff Bay Metro programmes, working alongside industry and public sector partners to realise collaborative transport benefits in this Metro area.

Ben George

Ben George

Transport for Wales

transport planner

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Ben George

Ben George has worked as a transport planner for the past fifteen years, working particularly in Swansea but also across the wider South West Wales Region. More recently Ben has taken up a role with Transport for Wales, providing leadership for the development of the projects and supporting collaboration across governmental and private sector operators to 

Alex Fortune

Alex Fortune

Transport for Wales

Project Sponsor

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Alex Fortune

Alex Fortune has over twenty years of experience in railway planning for both public and private sectors. He has been part of Transport for Wales for the past three years, with a focus on delivering the aspired rail improvements for North Wales Metro and ensuring there’s agreement across all Stakeholder partners on our asks and priorities to ensure these schemes help deliver their wider economic benefits.

For more information please contact:

Sara Horrell