North East Agendas and Minutes

Railfuture Northeast
Committee Meeting to be held on Tuesday 19th March 2019 at Shakespeare Hall, North Road, Durham, commencing 1800 hours.
Note taker: Peter Walker
1 Apologies
2 Notes of previous meeting (22nd January 2019) – already circulated
3 Matters arising
The Williams (Government) Rail Review. Further update. (KS)
4. Branch matters
(i) Review of Tim Burleigh meeting. Any further actions? (IW)
(ii) RFNE Branch AGM Saturday 16th March. Review. (IW)
(iii) Future topics / speaker for Branch meeting. (IW) (iv) Branch recruiting leaflet. New national leaflet. (DF/DS)
(v) Branch campaign projects – news/developments/any next steps.
(vi) Branch web-site - an update. Changes so far. (DS)
(vii) Branch finances. The saga continues. Resolution required. (DB)
(viii) Date & venue for future Committee meetings? (KS)
5. A Railfuture Rail Blueprint for the North and the business questionnaire. (KS)
6 Railfuture National.
AGM – Saturday 15th May 2019 in Cardiff. RFNE representation? (KS)
7 Railfuture Summer Conference – 22nd June, Darlington.
Update and next steps. (IW)
8 Rail in the NE
(i) Northern situation. End to industrial action. Parties now talking via ACAS. Departure of Mike Paterson.
(ii) TPE
(iii) LNER
(iv) Freight
(v) RUG’s
(vi) Heritage sector.

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