Nick Brooks | Secretary General
ALLRAIL Alliance of Rail New Entrants in Europe

Nick Brooks, Secretary General, ALLRAIL Alliance of Rail New Entrants in Europe

Nick is Secretary General of ALLRAIL, the Alliance of Rail New Entrants in Europe, a non-profit association based in Brussels that pushes for more market liberalisation in European passenger rail, for the benefit not only of passengers and taxpayers but also the rail sector itself.
Previously, he was Head of EU Affairs at Trainline, the world’s leading independent provider of rail travel information, journey planning, and tickets. Prior to that, he was Head of Sales & Business Development at the long distance open access passenger rail operator Hamburg Cologne Express (HKX) in Germany.


Middle East Rail 2019 day 1 @ 09:00

Panel: The digital transformation of rail

  • Benefitting from digitalisation and evaluating the possibilities in:
    • digital signage
    • onboard communication
    • journey analysis
    • predictive maintenance
    • diver assistance
  • Achieving greater efficiency with tech
  • Harnessing digitalisation to facilitate increasing passenger and cargo demands
  • Transforming the rail industry to a safer, more reliable and cheaper ecosystem with digital

Middle East Rail 2019 day 1 @ 13:50

Panel: Privatisation: powering productivity

  • Bringing third party private funding to the rail industry: identifying the benefits
  • Managing multiple stakeholders
  • Deciding if projects are suited to private funding models
  • Adopting forward thinking financing mechanism
  • Fast tracking privatisation processes and regulation
  • Evaluating international best practices. Who is doing this right?
last published: 13/Mar/19 10:35 GMT

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