Railfuture Conferences

Railfuture holds two national conferences each year, usually in the summer and autumn (in addition to its AGM for members). We aim only to cover our costs. The conferences are competitively priced, to be within rail users' price range, and are open to everyone. Railfuture members are usually offered a chance to attend at a discounted rate.

Speakers come from a variety of backgrounds. Some of the organisations who have spoken at conferences include Arriva Cross Country, Arriva Trains Wales, Association of Train Operating Companies, Cardiff International Airport, Centro, Chester-le-Track, Chiltern Railways, Delta Rail, East Coast, East Midlands Trains, East West Rail Consortium, Eurostar, First Capital Connect, First Great Western, First Transpennine Express, Furrer + Frey GB, Grand Central, Great Western Railway, Greater Anglia, Hitachi Rail Europe, HS2, London Midland, London Overground Railway Operations, Merseytravel, MyTestTrack.com, Network Rail, Northern Rail, Northern (Arriva Rail North), Nottingham Express Transit, Parry People Movers, South West Trains, Thameslink and Great Northern, Transpennine Express, TramPower, Transport Salaried Staffs' Association, UK Rail Leasing, Virgin Trains, Virgin Trains East Coast and Vivarail.

Click HERE to see a list events and speakers for each organisation.

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Join Railfuture Now and Attend Next Conference

You can join Railfuture now as a new member for one year at a discount and attend the next conference at the member-only 'early bird' discount (even if it has closed) - a double saving!

2018/Carlisle [link]

  • 23/06/2018 The North West's Crucial Role in National Rail Connectivity
  • Hosted by Railfuture North West branch
  • Social media hashtag (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) for this event: #RailfutureCarlisle2018
  • Begins at 10:45, registration from 10:00, finishes by 17:00
  • Speakers:
  • Venue: Hallmark Hotel
    • Court Square, Carlisle
    • Postcode: CA1 1QY
    • Phone: 0330 028 3401
    • The Hallmark Hotel is next to Carlisle railway station. It is fully accessible
  • For further details about the conference please email carlisle2018 at railfuture.org.uk.
  • The following prices are ONLY available to non-members. The discount is funded through Railfuture's marketing budget for new members.

    Please do not use this facility to renew your existing membership - your booking may be cancelled and your fee refunded.

    Click [HERE] to return to the conferences main page.

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    Terms and Conditions

    Before booking please make sure that you have read the Railfuture conference terms and conditions (PDF format).


     

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    Annual Rates: £18 adults, £14 concessions
     

    It's not necessary to join Railfuture as a member to support our work and campaigns. But it would help our campaigns even more, not just financially but also our influence, if you become a member.

    Click here to apply to join. You can pay immediately with your credit or debit card or PayPal account.

    Further information about the benefits of Railfuture membership, including packages for local authorities, parish councils, businesses and other organisations, can be obtained by e-mailing membership@railfuture.org.uk or write to:

    Membership Secretary
    1 Queens Road
    Barnetby le Wold
    North Lincs
    DN38 6JH

    (Our previous membership address was at Brant Road in Lincoln. If you have sent membership correspondence there, don't worry, it will be forwarded.)

     

    Page last changed on 3rd November 2017.


About Railfuture

Railfuture is an independent, voluntary group representing rail users in Britain with 20,000 affiliated and individual members. It is not funded by train companies, political parties or trade unions, and all members have an equal say.

Railfuture campaigns for cheap and convenient rail services for everyone; better links for buses, bikes and pedestrians; policies to get more heavy lorries on to rail; new lines, stations and freight terminals. In short, a better rail service and a bigger rail system for both passengers and freight.

Railfuture is pro-rail but not anti-road or anti-air. However, we campaign for a switch from road and air to rail. We do not interfere in the running of the railway - we campaign for the quality and range of services provided, not how they are delivered. We are the only champion of all rail users.


Railfuture is the campaigning name of the Railway Development Society Ltd.

A not-for-profit Company Limited by Guarantee.

Registered in England and Wales No. 5011634.

Registered Office: 24 Chedworth Place, Tattingstone, Suffolk IP9 2ND.


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