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October 2022
Sir Peter Hendy PresentationBOOK NOW
25/10/2022 19:00:00 - 25/10/2022 20:00:00


When: 25 October 19:00 to 20:00
Where: The Bath Royal literary and Scientific Institute
Speaker: Sir Peter Hendy, Chairman Network Rail
Meeting Point: Reception

In his presentation, amongst other topics Sir Peter will cover the future for rail, including Great British Railways.

Sir Peter Hendy CBE is one of Britain’s foremost transport practitioners and is currently Chair of Network Rail, responsible for the management and development of Britain’s 20,000 miles of railway infrastructure. He is also Chair of the London Legacy Development Corporation.

Sir Peter started his career in the public transport industry in 1975 as a London Transport graduate trainee, moving up the career ladder he was appointed managing director of CentreWest London Buses Ltd, initially managing it under London Transport ownership before leading the company through a management buyout. After the takeover of CentreWest by FirstGroup, he became Deputy Director UK Bus for FirstGroup. 

In 2001, Sir Peter was appointed to the position of Managing Director of Surface Transport for Transport for London (TfL), under the Mayor of London and on 1 February 2006, he took up the position of Commissioner of Transport for London
In July 2015 Sir Peter was appointed to his current position as Chairman of Network Rail. He was knighted for services to transport and the community in the 2013 New Year Honours.

Sir Peter has strong connections with Bath, having lived in the city between 1991 and 2019.  He helped to establish and is still involved in organising the unique Imberbus event, where Routemaster buses run to the abandoned village of Imber on the Salisbury Plain on the one day of the year it is open to the public.

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