Date(s)/Time October 9, 201917:30 - 20:00 Location WSP Contact Details Ashraf Nsubuga email@example.com Category(ies) Parents University Students Young rail professional Description This exclusive event is for new starters in the rail industry. Come along to learn more about the YRP and the events and opportunities we can offer you; to be inspired by our VIP industry expert; and to meet like-minded people who will be helping you shape the future of rail. The night will begin with a short introduction by the YRP and a talk from our guest, Malcolm Holmes of the West Midlands Rail Executive. This will be followed by a few fun activities – before we finish with networking, drinks and food. Malcolm Holmes is Executive Director at West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE), and Director of Rail at Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), leading the development and delivery of local rail policy for the region. WMRE has worked collaboratively with the Department for Transport to specify and procure the new West Midlands franchise which started operation in December 2017. WMRE is a limited company owned by the local transport authorities of the West Midlands including TfWM, with the ultimate aim of creating a fully devolved rail franchise to support the economy of the region. A career railwayman of over 25 years, Malcolm’s background is in rail customer service, train crew management and operations. Previously holding senior posts with Chiltern Railways and LOROL, Malcolm has been working on West Midlands rail devolution since 2012. Malcolm lives in the West Midlands and enjoys travel, reading, fitness and playing the piano (badly). Visit the YRP website to confirm your place or e-mail Aitor.firstname.lastname@example.org Bookings Bookings are closed for this event.