Transport Committee Press Notice

Session 2007-08

5 February 2008


Press Notice No 15

EVIDENCE SESSION

FREIGHT TRANSPORT

On Wednesday 6 February from 2.45 pm in Room 6 Palace of Westminster, the Committee will take evidence on the above subject from the following:

2.45 pm   

PD Ports Ltd
Martyn Pellew, Group Development Director

Peel Ports
Frank Robotham, Group Marketing Director

British Ports Association
David Whitehead, Director

UK Major Ports Group
Richard Bird, Executive Director

3.30 pm

Network Rail
Paul Plummer, Director, Planning & Regulation
Barbara Barnes, Head of Customer Service

Freight on Rail
Lindsay Durham, Head of Rail Strategy at Freightliner

English, Welsh and Scottish Railway
Graham Smith, Planning Director

4.15 pm

British Waterways
Simon Salem, Marketing and Customer Service Director

Sea and Water
Mike Garratt, Chairman

Port of London Authority
Richard Everitt, Chief Executive
James Trimmer, Head of Planning and Partnerships

GPS Marine Contractors Ltd
John Spencer, Managing Director

All timings are approximate and sessions may start slightly earlier or later than advertised. The evidence will be heard in public.