The transport network of the Aberdeen City Region (ACR) is in a period of transformational change, underpinned by significant investment at local, regional and national levels.
The development of new technologies and new business models is transforming not only our vehicles, but everything about how we move, and how we live our lives.
Full title: A situation in which a vehicle parked in a private garage of a building for more than 24 hours has caught fire, causing a fire originating in the vehicle’s electrical system and causing damage to the building falls within the concept of ‘use of vehicles’ within the meaning of the directive on insurance against civil liability in respect of the use of motor vehicles.
The growth in customer expectation and usage of the rail network means that digitalisation is necessary to improve the quality of services, information provision, and ease-of-access for both passenger and freight customers. Digital-based business models such as Mobility as a Service (MaaS) can help to increase options for travellers, whilst supporting the shift towards more sustainable transport modes.
European railways comply with the principles of ‘user pays’ and ‘polluter pays’ better than any other motorised transport mode, both for passengers and freight.
Taking place at a midpoint in the ‘root and branch’ Williams Rail Review, this conference will be an opportunity for stakeholders and policymakers to discuss priorities for improving rail services, the future of the rail franchising model and priorities for rail infrastructure investment.
With the Review tasked with considering options for the Government’s franchising strategy – and the Opposition leading calls to renationalise rail services – this session will provide an opportunity to assess whether the franchising model is fit for purpose and whether reform is needed.