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15th & 16th July 1996
The Future of the Privatized Rail Industry
The Portman Hotel, London.

This conference will focus on the key issues: Shape of the new rail industry; The new regulatory regime for rail and implications for other utilities; Investment in rail - exploiting the profit potential; Strategies for success for freight and passenger operators, ROSCOS and investors in new infrastructure; Negotiating the contractual maze; Future opportunities for transport companies; Prospects for property development in the privatized rail industry; Insurance and the impact of privatization

Keynote Speakers: Sir George Young MP, Secretary of State for Transport, Clare Short MP, Shadow Transport Secretary, Bob Horton, Chairman, Railtrack
Speakers: Sir Derek Hornby, Chairman, London & Continental Railways, Ed Burkhardt, President & CEO, Wisconsin Central Transportation, Brian Scott, Managing Director, Great Western Trains, Simon Linnett, Director, N M Rothschild & Sons Ltd, Sandy Anderson, Managing Director, Porterbrook Leasing Company, John Swift, The Rail Regulator (invited speaker), Alistair Parker, Partner, Healey & Baker, Simon Allen, Partner, Berwin Leighton, David Clifford, Partner, KPMG Management Consulting, Brian Souter, Executive Chairman, Stagecoach Holdings, Adam Mills, Deputy Chief Executive, National Express Group, Will Whitehorn, Corporate Affairs Director, Virgin Group, Tom Winsor, Ex-Chief Legal Advisor, Office of the Rail Regulator and Partner, Denton Hall, Max Joule, Managing Director, Direct Rail Services, Peter Mills, Client Services Director, Alexander & Alexander, Tad Komori, Manager, Airline & Aerospace Finance, The Sumitomo Bank Ltd, Andrew Gritten, Chairman, Central Railway, Jeremy O'Connor, Account Manager, Rail Sector, Logica


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