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1 1The Expanding UK Rail Sector - DELACOUR - Aarhus - Oct.1st, 2013

2 2 UK Rail Introduction of the UK Rail Industry and UKTI Support Services

3 Agenda Introducing UKTI Impact of key political changes Structure of the national rail network Major projects Future opportunities Supplying the rail industry 6 good reasons to choose the UK The advantages of a UK base Questions? 3

4 Introducing UKTI Who we are? Why work with us? Services for new investors to the UK Services for existing investors in the UK Introducing me 4 Image Courtesy of Tubeline.com

5 Impact of key political changes Political change McNulty Report Ministerial direction Recent announcements Investment on this scale, in every region of the country, shows how this coalition government is focussed on delivering an affordable, reliable, and faster railway network that drives jobs and growth” Justine Greening, Transport Secretary: July

6 Structure of the National Rail Network Funders and Specifiers Regulators Rolling stock Operators Infrastructure Freight Whole industry approach 6

7 Major projects Maintenance of the network Thameslink Crossrail IEP Electrification HS2 Operator Franchises Light rail 7

8 Future Opportunities HS2 Electrification Signalling and ERTMS New trains and refurbishment of existing stock Rail innovation –Network Rail Innovation Portal –Future Railway and Enabling Innovation Team 8

9 Supplying the UK Rail Industry Infrastructure Achilles Link Up Sentinel Track Safety Network Rail Integrated Work Schedule Rolling Stock Main buyers Supplier Schemes Tender websites; UK Railway Tenders Department for Transport Tenders TED OJEU Tenders 9

10 Key Rail Events – meet us here ELMIRA 2013 (Jönköping, Sweden)) 8-10 October 2013 InfraRail 2014 (Birmingham) 20 May – 22 May 2014 Innotrans 2014 (Berlin, Germany) 23 September – 26 September

11 6 good reasons to choose the UK 15 years of growth and development Open for business Largest construction and civil engineering project in Europe Access to world-class skills Cluster benefits Supportive and promising environment 11

12 The advantages of a UK base A UK base provides you with; –Greater in-market control –Displays a commitment to the market –Provides the ability to respond quickly to customers and opportunities –Allows you to access the right skills –Presents the opportunity to learn from a privatised market –Use the UK as a springboard as a bridge point to other markets in Europe and beyond We established our European headquarters in the UK because it is the leading communications hub and gateway to Europe.” Mr Ou Yan, Managing Director, China Telecom (Europe) Limited 12

13 Contact details Contact the Investment Team in Denmark; Hans Monberg, Sen. Market Adviser – –Tel: –Mobile: British Embassy Copenhagen Kastelsvej København Ø 13


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