Network Rail to officially open Infra Talk

Rail Forum Midlands are thrilled to announce that recently launched Infra Talk networking event will be officially opened by Tim Shoveller, MD for Northwest and Central Region of Network Rail.

“Infra Talk presents a great opportunity for industry friends and colleagues across the whole supply chain to finally meet face to face after the difficulties of 2020.  We are excited to be a part of it, and look forward to participating and setting out our objectives for 2021 in the launch address” reports Tim.

Infra Talk gets bigger!

New member Dyer & Butler, and Rhomberg Sersa have also joined as Tier 1 participants, taking the total to 17.

Align JV Quinn Infrastructure Amey
Amco-Giffen Babcock International Skanska
Balfour Beatty XYZ Rail Costain
Colas Rail Story Contracting Siemens
EKFB JV Alstom Rhomberg Sersa
Keolis Amey Docklands BAM Nuttall Dyer & Butler

Chris Darlow, Rail Director of Dyer & Butler, reports “As a new member to Rail Forum Midlands, Dyer & Butler are very much looking forward to taking part in the Infra Talk event on January 21st  and the exciting opportunity this presents: hearing from the keynote speaker; networking with our Rail Clients and fellow rail professionals across the business; and being able to make meaningful connections with the supply chain. We will have key personnel from our Rail Leadership Team and Supply Chain Management in attendance”.

The event will be delivered across an interactive virtual platform where delegates will have the opportunity to freely move around all the Tier 1s, speaking with a range of representatives as well end clients including Network Rail and HS2.

The event remains open to the whole UK rail industry and registration is via the the Rail Forum Midlands website.  Rail Forum Midlands members can register for free and have up to three places at the event.  For non-members, there is a maximum of one place per company and a small charge.

Infra Talk event sponsor is Quinn Infrastructure.

For more information and to register for places, visit:




For further information contact

Elaine Clark      


About Rail Forum Midlands (RFM)

Rail Forum Midlands (RFM) is the only regionally focussed rail trade organisation in the UK. Supporting the nationally and internationally important rail supply chain cluster across the Midlands RFM has over 220 members providing products and services across all aspects of the industry. RFM actively supports the national rail agenda and strategy, encouraging collaboration, promoting members’ capabilities, leading a number of regional skills initiatives and supporting innovation and export priorities. RFM is owned and governed by its members with a Board drawn from member companies.

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