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Dublin Transport Briefing with Jim Meade, CEO of Irish Rail

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Dublin Chamber is delighted to announce Jim Meade, CEO of Irish Rail, as the next speaker in our Infrastructure Series. This follows the recent announcement of the DART+ plan to expand DART services throughout the Greater Dublin Area. The transformative programme includes establishing new DART services to Maynooth/M3 Parkway on the Sligo line and to Hazelhatch & Celbridge on the Kildare line, as well as many other infrastructure upgrades. In this webinar briefing for Chamber members, Jim Meade will discuss Irish Rail’s plans to make this a reality, and how the company has dealt with recent challenges caused by Covid-19. His presentation will be followed by an opportunity for audience Q&

Date: 
Fri 16 Oct 2020
Time: 
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Venue: 
Webinar, Dublin Chamber, NA NA

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Jim Meade was appointed Chief Executive in May 2018. He had previously been Director, Railway Undertaking since 2013 responsible for all passenger and freight services. Jim leads the management team in ensuring that the railway is operated and maintained in a manner that prioritises safety for passengers, employees and third parties; provides a quality customer service to all who use the rail network; strengthens the productivity and performance gains that have been achieved in recent years to secure a sustainable financial position; and delivers rail’s contribution in support of the Government of Ireland’s policies on sustainable development. He has worked in Iarnród Éireann throughout his career, beginning in 1983, initially in mechanical engineering, before moving to operations management. Jim is an avid motorsports fan and has competed in a number of rallies and enjoys spending time with his family
Event name: 
Dublin Transport Briefing with Jim Meade, CEO of Irish Rail
Event date: 
Fri 16 Oct 2020
Event time: 
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Venue: 
Webinar, Dublin Chamber, NA NA

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