Join us at TransCityRail Midlands 2024!

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Join us at TransCityRail Midlands 2024! - Wednesday, 14.02.2024

TransCityRail Midlands 2024 takes place in Birmingham on February 29. We will be there! It’s a great opportunity to meet major decision makers. Rail industry suppliers can make key connections. 


Midlands investment 

The Midlands is an important region. It’s a significant part of the UK’s rail investment strategy. The Government aims to improve transportation, boost economic growth and enhance connectivity. That’s why it’s investing in rail infrastructure and services across the region.  


TransCityRail Midlands 2024 

So, the event incorporates a conference, exhibition, and networking dinner. Decisionmakers representing Network Rail, HS2 and Midlands Connect will be there. Delegates can engage with Balfour Beatty, Mott MacDonald and Skanska. These key contractors are behind the Midlands Rail Alliance. Crucially, they award £billions in contracts across CP7 and beyond. 



TransCityRail Midlands 2024 opens up a marketplace of buyers. Once again, delegates will learn how to become a supplier. It’s a chance to connect with top players. They award key contracts. They deliver Britain’s rail investment strategy. They want to team up with new supplier businesses. Network Rail's Category and Supplier Management team and SME Champion for the South, Jon Roan, will be in attendance. This represents a concerted effort to partner with innovative SMEs attending TransCityRail Midlands. 


2024 plans 

This year, the focus is on Midland Main Line Electrification, HS2 and East West Rail. Delegates will learn about Midlands Connect. Plus, Birmingham’s Curzon Street Station will be under the spotlight. Industry leaders will highlight station upgrades and freight rail improvements. 



This year, topics for debate include: 

  • Opportunities in the Midlands. Major heavy and light rail projects; line expansions; rolling stock and technology upgrades 

  • £1.5bn government funding for devolution in the East Midlands  

  • Opportunities following the cancellation of the HS2 Manchester connection 

  • West Midlands Rail Executive’s plans for future network improvements 

  • Strong collaborations and a reformed and interconnected railway 

  • Rail resilience and how to achieve it  

  • Advancements in safe digital Control of Work 

  • The work of the Midlands Rail Alliance 

  • Accessibility and inclusion – Great British Railways Transition Team policy 

  • Emerging technologies for railways to consider 

  • How to tackle climate change 

  • Midland Connect and rail strategy in the Midlands 


Full details 

TransCityRail is a unique series of regional conferences, exhibitions and networking dinners. Developed by Rail Technology Magazine, they provide a vital platform. Businesses can access an exclusive marketplace of rail industry buyers. Decisionmakers can expand their supply chains. All interested parties can debate the topics of the day. For further information about TransCityRail Midlands 2024 go to: 


Join us 

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