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Datum attends TransCityRail North

November 13, 2015

Datum were delighted to attend and sponsor RTM’s TransCityRail North Dinner which took place at The Palace Hotel in Manchester last week.

Around 600 entrepreneurs, executives and influential decision-makers attended the exclusive black tie event on 12th November, to discuss the North of England-wide rail network and the creation of the Northern Powerhouse.

Guests at the event, previously known as ‘High Speed 2 The Northern Hub Dinner,’ heard how rail investment in the region will transform capacity, connectivity and the northern economy.

Attendees at the exclusive event heard speeches from high-profile speakers to include, Simon Kirby, Chief Executive of HS2 Ltd and surprise guest Lord Adonis, head of the independent National Infrastructure Commission.

The event also included an engaging Q&A session with a selection of panelists to include Amanda White, head of Rail Transport for Greater Manchester and Alex Hynes, Managing Director of Northern Rail.

Datum’s directors and guests found this a great opportunity to find out more about the development and vision of the Northern Powerhouse and projections for the future progress of HS2.