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Full line-up revealed for Northern Transport Summit

Hear from HS2, Network Rail, Virgin, as well as Northern council leaders and Mayors, on the billions of pounds being invested into transport, and the opportunities for the property sector.

Cycling champion Chris Boardman, Liverpool Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram, Network Rail director Anna-Jane Hunter, speakers from Northern, Virgin, Peel, and Merseytravel are also signed-up to speak at the Northern Transport Summit in Manchester on 16 May.

Tickets are now on sale for the full-day conference which is set to be held at Hilton Manchester Deansgate. This event is in association with Transport for the North, Broadway Malyan, Waterman, Lexington Communications, and Winckworth Sherwood.

The agenda will cover:

  • Progress of Transport for the North
  • Local authority areas set for major transport investments + the impact on surrounding communities
  • Transport operators managing projects across road, rail + airports
  • Update on HS2
  • Greater Manchester’s Beeline campaign + the rising importance of cycling investment
  • Securing a sustainable future with air quality + potential of Hydrogen
  • Streets for all + the role of town centres
  • Mixed-use developments being shaped by future transport hubs

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This is Place North West‘s only pan-Northern event, bringing together transport professionals and policy makers from across the North to debate the opportunities and challenges presented by this critical sector.

A varied and prestigious list of speakers includes:

Cllr Judith Blake, leader, Leeds City Council

Chris Boardman, former Olympic cycling champion and Greater Manchester cycling & walking commissioner

Peter Broadley, executive director, customer experience & operations, Virgin Trains

Andy Burnham, Metro Mayor of Greater Manchester

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region

Danny Crump, director of urbanism, Broadway Malyan

Alex Dillistone, partner, Winckworth Sherwood

Sandie Forte-Gill, regional delivery director, Highways England

Mike Horner, development director, Muse Developments

Robert Hough, chairman, Peel Airports

Anna-Jane Hunter, director North of England rail, Network Rail

David Jones, sustainable transport strategy manager, Cadent Gas

Frank Jordan, executive director of place, Cheshire East Council


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Stephen Joseph, transport policy consultant, formerly Campaign for Better Transport

Nicola Kane, head of strategic planning & research, Transport for Greater Manchester

David Laws, chief executive, Leeds Bradford Airport

Neil Lees, deputy chairman, Peel Group

Julian Lipscombe, director, Bennetts Associates

Lorna Pimlott, director of sponsorship & policy, HS2

Pat Ritchie, chief executive, Newcastle City Council

Angie Ridgwell, chief executive and director of resources, Lancashire County Council

Frank Rogers, chief executive, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority & director general, Merseytravel

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region

Barry White, chief executive, Transport for the North

Adam Wisher, head of Manchester, LCR

Senior representative, Manchester Airport Transformation Programme

Senior representative, Northern

Tickets are priced at £99+VAT, and include breakfast, lunch, and other refreshments.


Book your ticket here


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Can this be held in Liverpool thanks .

By Anonymous

I assume (real) Mayor of Liverpool Steve R is on the list twice, due to the rare but welcome absence of the highly paid spare.

By Mike

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