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Event date: September 11, 2021

 Thames Gateway Tramlink, promoters of the KenEx tramway project are very pleased to confirm that after a long deferment due to COVID, the Thurrock Tramway Conference has now been scheduled for Saturday 11th September 2021. 

A full programme of industry professionals has been scheduled to provide a valuable insight into this modern, sustainable form of transport which is seen as an essential part of any integrated public transport system tackling the problems of connectivity, climate change and pollution. 

Among key figures in the tram and transport sector speaking at the conference will be: Andrew Braddock, Vice-President of the Light Rail Transit Association; Tim Kendell, Technical Director, LRTA; Mike England, Director, Transport, Iceni Projects; Giles Atkinson, Project Director, Egis Rail; Daniel Giblin, Independent transport consultant and Mark Bentley, Operations Director, South Essex College. 

Paul Rowen, Chair of the Light Rail Transit Association, said “The LRTA is pleased to support this conference, which will help to inform politicians, local authorities and the general public in this area of significant development and expansion of the many health, environmental and social benefits of trams.” 



South Essex College

High Street



RM17 6TF


Less than 5 minutes’ walk from Grays station which benefits from frequent C2C rail services 

Doors open 9:30 am with the event due to close at 15:30 

Refreshments and a light lunch is provided 

Cost and further details can be found on our website: 

Tickets through Eventbrite: Thurrock Tramway Conference