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Logo of First Great Western who sponsored the Railfuture summer 2013 conference in Taunton

The Albemarle Centre, Albemarle Road, Taunton TA1 1BA
Five minutes walk from the station

Saturday 22nd June 2014
10.45 to 16.30 (doors open 10.00)

Conference Theme - Future Aspects of Railway Operation

The speakers are as follows:

Railways, Weather and Climate Change Research
  • John Dora (John Dora Consulting Limited, formerly a Principal Systems Engineer at Network Rail, and a Fellow of both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Royal Meteorological Society)

The Problem that is Cowley Bridge Junction
  • John Burch (Chairman, Tarka Rail Association - the Exeter-Barnstaple line Rail Users' Group)

Return to Tavistock (Community Rail Reopening)
  • John Chapman (Director, Kilbride Community Rail Ltd., who has been involved in the Tavistock project for some time.)

Campaigning for an effective City Rail Network
  • Bernard Lane (Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways)

Campaigning to reopen a long-closed line
  • Alan Matthews (Chair, Portishead Railway Group)
  • Dean Cockwell (Spetisbury Project Manager, New Somerset and Dorset Railway)

Wisdom of Electrification to a Non-Terminus
  • Steve Smith (Bedwyn Trains Passenger Group)

Network Rail's Long-Term Planning Process
  • Chris Fribbins and Chris Page (Railfuture Directors)

For further details, attendance fees click on book online.

Click HERE to see the flier that was sent with Railwatch magazine in March 2013 (before some of the final speakers were confirmed).