Date(s) - October 17 2019
9:00am - 3:15pm

Toyota Suite, Derby County Football Stadium

Rail Forum Midlands’ presitigious Annual Conference – in Derby – will feature high-profile industry and government speakers, talking about:

  • delivering for our passengers and freight customers
  • delivering for the supply chain and SMEs

Final Programme and Timings:

8.45   Registration Opens

Morning Session:

9.30   Welcome

Andrew Haines, CEO Network Rail – Keynote Address

Maria Machancoses, Midlands Connect

Paul Plummer, Rail Delivery Group


Julian Edwards, East Midlands Railway

Catherine Folca, Transport Focus


Afternoon Session:

Chris Heaton-Harris MP, Rail Minister – Keynote Address

Susan Cooklin, Network Rail

Anna Ince, Resonate including panel session with Mary grant, Porterbrook / Mike Noakes BEIS

RFM Delivery Group Chairs

15.00 Close



Following the success of our 2017 & 2018 partnership with Dinner@theRoundhouse organisers, Mainspring, the 2019 RFM Conference will be held – again – prior to the Dinner on Thursday 17th October 2019, creating a full day and evening of rail-related activity, in Derby.  As in previous years, RFM members are entitled to discounted tickets for the Dinner.

Delegate Tickets and Pricing:

RFM Members are entitled to 2 complimentary tickets.

RFM Patron, Gold and Silver members are entitled to additional complimentary tickets depending on the grade of membership.

Non RFM Members are very welcome to attend the conference.  Standard ticket price is £200 plus VAT.

Organisations sponsoring the Dinner@theRoundhouse – or that have booked ‘full tables’ for the dinner -are entitled to two complimentary tickets to the conference.  Please state this status in the additional information box when making your booking below.

Organisations attending the Dinner@theRoundhouse are also entitled to discounted Conference tickets at £150 plus VAT.  Please state this in the additional information box when making your booking below.

Registration is now available below!

With thanks to our sponsors:


Bookings are closed for this event.

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