InfraTalk 2

Date(s) - June 24 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm


  This event will take place online.

Registration Deadline Friday 18th June 12noon.

InfraTalk is back!

Join representatives from 26 Tier 1s as well as colleagues from Eastern, North West and Central and Wales & Western Regions of Network Rail; and Transport for London, in this exciting virtual national networking event.


Event Format

This is a virtual networking event using an innovative platform allowing delegates easy access to engage with key representatives from tier 1s across procurement, commercial and senior management teams.

With no applications or appointments, the event provides fast networking for the railway infrastructure sector.

The event will be formally opened by Clive Berrington, Group Commercial and Procurement Director for Network Rail, following which, delegates can explore the floorplan, visiting the Tier 1 hosted tables for discussions around projects, procurement and collaboration.

With the focus on short discussions, delegates will have plenty of opportunity to engage with a range of existing and future tier 1 customers.

Introducing our event partners

Thanks to our event partners:  Alstom and Story Contracting

Martin Smith, MD of Story Contracting’s Rail Division said “We are delighted to be partnering with Midlands Rail Forum at the next Infratalk networking event. We really enjoyed attending last time and were keen to get more involved, particularly as our business is growing across the Midlands.  As well as making some great new contacts at the last event, we were able to add new companies into our supply chain”.

Jason Baldock, Managing Director, Digital & Integrated Systems UK & Ireland. “Following on from the successful RFM InfraTalk in January, we are delighted to be joint sponsors for the second event. Alstom has recently completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation and we are now #MovingTogether. This virtual forum presents a great opportunity for the new Alstom Digital & Integrated Systems to meet with suppliers across the region.”


Confirmed Tier 1s attending

Align JV BAM Nuttall Mace Group Siemens
Buckingham Group Contracting Mott MacDonald Skanska construction
Alun Griffiths Colas Rail Network Rail – Eastern SPL Powerlines UK Ltd
AmcoGiffen Costain Network Rail – North West & Central SSE Rail
Amey Dyer & Butler Network Rail – Project Speed/PACE Story Contracting
Arup EKFB JV Network Rail – Wales & Western TFL
Atkins Graham Group Quinn Infrastructure XYZ Rail
Balfour Beatty Mace Dragados Rhomberg Sersa


This is an online event.

*We advise delegates try the test prior to registering : Remo Geartest to check your system is suitable for the platform.*

We also advise use of Chrome, Safari or Firefox browser.

Joining Instructions including delegate list, will be issued on 20th June.

Eligibility and Cost

Rail Forum Members can register for unlimited places.

Open to non-members – maximum of 1 place per company, charged at £50, payable on registration.

Why not consider joining the Rail Forum?  Membership costs £500 per annum and gives you unrivalled access to event, support and guidance.  For an informal chat, contact Cat Appleby: or 07792255040

Registration closes Friday 18th June at 12noon.


TEST EVENT  *important*

Please ensure you attend one of our test events to ensure you are familiar with the event platform.  These are hosted sessions with IT support.  You need only attend ONE to test your system compatibility and it should take no more than 5 minutes.  They are open drop-in sessions.  A separate non-transferrable link will be issued for the actual event.

FINAL Tuesday 22nd June – 7:30 – 9:30: Click here for test event link



Bookings are closed for this event.

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