Registration open for Hastings and Rye MP’s transport summit

Amber Rudd with a high-speed javelin train
Amber Rudd with a high-speed javelin train

Registration is now open for Amber Rudd’s third annual transport summit with industry leaders booked to share their plans with the public.

The Hastings and Rye MP has organised for roads minister Andrew Jones to be this year’s keynote speaker along with heads of bus and train services.

Amber Rudd and David Cameron at the link road site

Amber Rudd and David Cameron at the link road site

Mr Jones will discuss the investment in the A21 and the Southern and Southeastern managing directors will answer questions and talk about the issues on the trains.

A Network Rail representative will give an update on the high speed rail proposal and Stagecoach South East’s managing director will set out plans to improve bus services.

“With this summit, I am looking to build on the successes of past years which brought us major steps forward with campaigns to develop our area’s rail services,” Ms Rudd said.

“This event will add to the work of councils, businesses, MPs, transport campaigners and members of the public who have pushed for better infrastructure and transport provision in our area – from the major projects of dualling the A21 and campaigning for High Speed Rail, to the improvements which can be made to our everyday bus and train journeys.”

The summit will be held at Sussex Coast College Hastings from 10am, with arrivals welcome from 9.30am on Friday, March 18.

If you would like to attend, you can register online at, email , or call 01424 716756.

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