Great British Railways – The future of rail | #ThinkTent2021

With the Williams-Shapps Review finally concluding and a fresh government plan on the future of the railways, what does the next decade look like? Uncertainty around the long-term impact of the pandemic on business travel and the viability of commuter routes looms large, but what can the new body – Great British Railways – bring to the table and can it meet the challenges ahead?

Mark Littlewood (Chair), Director General of the Institute of Economic Affairs
Mary Grant, Chief Executive Officer of Porterbrook
Chris Loder MP, Conservative Member of Parliament for West Dorset
Huw Merriman MP, Chair of the Transport Select Committee
Mark Phillips, Chief Executive Officer of the Rail Safety and Standards Board