Achieving UK Rail Decarbonisation

22 Sep 2021 - 22 Sep 2021

Achieving Rail Decarbonisation
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Achieving UK Rail Decarbonisation (virtual Conference) will take place ONLINE on 22 September 2021.

About Achieving UK Rail Decarbonisation

Implementing practical traction and non-traction strategies for decarbonising the network.

Agenda Highlights

  • Update on latest policies and plans to decarbonise passenger and freight services
  • DfT update: The Transport Decarbonisation Plan and priorities for the industry
  • Panel discussion: How can decarbonisation of the rail network be incentivised and what should the network look like in the future?
  • The opportunities for decarbonising freight
  • Traction decarbonisation strategies – from procurement to the increased use of alternative modes of traction (electrification, hydrogen and battery)
  • Network Rail update: Implementing the Traction Decarbonisation Network Strategy
  • Building decarbonisation targets into the procurement process
  • The challenges of electrification and how they can be overcome
  • Hydrogen as a mode of traction – is this a realistic technology to adopt across the industry?
  • Panel discussion: Evaluating the different modes of traction to achieve decarbonisation – what balance is needed between battery, hydrogen, electrification and other technologies, and where?
  • Non-traction decarbonisation strategies: from the construction of new infrastructure to collaboration between TOCs and local authorities on sustainability initiatives
  • GTR’s Renewable Energy Programme: Decarbonising depots and generating green opportunities
  • Low carbon construction: Adopting sustainable building practices when delivering new rail infrastructure
  • Panel discussion: How can we successfully collaborate in and beyond the industry to support the wider decarbonisation agenda and put rail at the heart of a sustainable transport system?

Event Format

The event will include keynote speeches, panel discussions and an opportunity to network. In addition to viewing the content live, the online platform features a chat so attendees can ask questions to the experts.

Visit the website for more information.

To register, call 0207 067 1597, email, or register online and quote booking code RD21RWN to receive 10% off.

*Discount applies to new registrations only and cannot be used in conjunction with group booking discount.

Achieving UK Rail Decarbonisation is organised by Waterfront Conference Company.

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