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Freight Parliamentary Reception 2024
5 March
House of Commons

Freight Parliamentary Reception 2024

Rail Partners' Freight Parliamentary Reception 2024 took place on 5 March on the Terrace Pavilion at the House of Commons

The Rail Partners Freight Parliamentary Reception took place on Tuesday 5 March 2024 on the on the Terrace Pavilion at the House of Commons. The event welcomed parliamentarians, Rail Partners members, their customers, and wider stakeholders to celebrate the potential of rail freight to unlock green economic growth.

The event coincided with the launch of Rail Partners' report, Freight Britain: An engine for green growth.

Attendees heard from:

  • Andy Bagnall, chief executive, Rail Partners
  • Andrea Rossi, CEO, DB Cargo UK
  • Huw Merriman, Minister for Rail and HS2
  • Wera Hobhouse, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for transport, energy and climate change
  • Bill Esterson, Shadow Minister for Transport

The event was kindly co-hosted by Martin Vickers, Conservative MP for Cleethorpes and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Rail Group, and Daniel Zeichner, Labour MP for Cambridge and Shadow Minister for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.