Rail Franchise Advisory Panel

The Rail Franchise Advisory Panel supports the department's rail franchising programme.

The Rail Franchise Advisory Panel advises, supports and informs the Secretary of State for Transport on the department’s work on the rail franchising programme.

Terms of reference

The terms of reference sets out the proposed role and ways of working of the Rail Franchise Advisory Panel.

Rail Franchise Advisory Panel terms of reference

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  • Richard Brown (Chairman), Chairman of Eurostar, author of the independent Brown Review into Rail Franchising
  • Nicola Shaw, CEO of High Speed 1 Limited
  • Stephen Paine, Managing Director, Global Head of Infrastructure and Co-Head of UK Investment Banking at UBS Investment bank
  • Martin Buck, Commercial Director at Crossrail Limited
  • Michael Holden, CEO of Directly Operated Railways and Chairman of East Coast

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