Liam Henderson travelled to Sheffield to meet up with the team at 3Squared to see how they'd got on over the last tumultuous year. We covered how the company had recruited, up-skilled, & kept a sense of teamwork throughout the remote period.
The new vision for rail? Johannah & Liam discuss their first thoughts on Great British Railways: The Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail published on 20th May 2021. They look over the plan in terms of the offer for passengers & the outlook for small suppliers.
With demand for transport reduced during the Covid-19 disruptions, is now the time to make public transport free? Our guests, Revenue Analytics' Gareth Hawkins & Open Transport's Hayden Sutherland, join us to discuss this topical topic.
Johannah & Liam were joined by Ben Craze, CEO, Infinitive Group & one of the Founding Members of the Rail Innovation Group, to discuss how the company was using this unusual period to build a base for future growth - as well as some insight & advice for new entrants... partner, collaborate & don't be too protective!
It's been ages since Johannah & I caught up for a podcast. Here we discussed our recent experiences getting back on the rails in the summer of 2020. We look forward to the Rail Innovation Group's series of Micro Meets & our appearances at next week's SmartTransit event. https://www.smarttransitusa.com/
On this podcast we're joined by fellow Rail Innovation Grouper Deb Carson, to speak with Lucy Prior & James Fox of 3Squared to discuss all things Sheffield, skills & digital. 3Squared were due to be our partners to deliver our postponed Start Up Rail event in Sheffield so we discuss what we would have covered at the event & our plans to create an event better event when we can!
Johannah & I spoke to Simon Brown of Opal Rail about his experience growing a new business during a pandemic. Simon discusses the launch of his eBook with insight & tips for companies hoping to raise capital & engage potential funding partners.
Johannah & Liam discuss the launch of an industry study looking at whether the Covid 19 changes to mobility patterns have created an opportunity to further the progression of the future mobility transformation. They're joined by high speed rail leader, Deb Carson to hear her insight on how rail demand will change in future & a call for ticketing to respond to future travel patterns.