Interchange: Moving Thinking Forward

Leading debate on the future of cities, transport and infrastructure

Interchange is a thought leadership initiative facilitated by London Transport Museum in partnership with Gowling WLG and Thales. The Interchange agenda builds upon the Museum’s role as a platform for debate and creativity for the wider transport industry. Topics are based on the most relevant subjects affecting business today. These include smart cities, sustainable logistics, road pricing, autonomous vehicles, infrastructure investment, and the promotion of engineering as a career choice.

Why attend?

  • Our contemporary programme evolves as the transport industry grows and changes; by us keep our finger on the pulse to ensure we are discussing the right issues at the right time.
  • We deliver a programme of lively, thought-provoking and informed discussions and debates for leading thinkers and decision-makers to consider the challenges and opportunities facing cities, transport and infrastructure, today and tomorrow.
  • These invite-only events are a benefit of Corporate Membership of London Transport Museum and are attended by senior decision-makers from across the transport industry

Upcoming events

Future of Bus Mobility

Date: Tuesday 1 October 2019
Time: 16:00 – 21:30
Venue: Gowling WLG, Birmingham

Future of Bus Mobility

Buses play a vital part in a city’s economy and society connecting people with jobs, education, healthcare and social networks. Yet, they still remain Britain's most neglected form of transport, despite carrying more passengers than all other forms of public transport combined. Buses can support the healthier streets and Vision Zero agendas, reduce congestion and capacity on roads, however buses continues to be the only major form of transport with no long-term investment strategy.

Join Gareth Powell, Managing Director Surface, Transport for London and Laura Shoaf, Managing Director, Transport for West Midlands to explore what the bus of the future will look like. This event will look at what ways could technology, city planning and bus design improve services to support the sustainable cities agenda on Tuesday 1 October, 16:00 – 21:30 in Birmingham on the eve of the Coach and Bus Exhibition.

Places are limited to 30 guests per event, please RSVP to secure your place.


If you are interested in attending this event, please email [email protected]

Securing Private Sector Funding

Date: Tuesday 1 October 2019
Time: 16:00 – 21:30
Venue: Gowling WLG, Birmingham

Rethinking Transport Finances and Funding: Securing Private Sector Funding

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019
Time: 08:00 – 09:45
Venue: London Transport Museum

Since March 2018, TfL has become one of the only transport authorities in the world not to receive a direct Government operational grant. With London’s population expected to exceed 10 million by the mid-2030s, and its transport and housing infrastructure under ever increasing demand, London needs critical investment.  In this discussion we will hear from experts who will discuss London’s current position, its funding requirements and share ideas for securing the future of London’s infrastructure requirements. Join your peers from industry on Tuesday 15 October, 08:00 – 09:45 at the Museum.


If you are interested in attending this event, please email [email protected]

Rethinking Transport Finances and Funding: Harnessing innovation

Date: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Time: 08:00 – 09:45
Venue: London Transport Museum

Rethinking Transport Finances and Funding: Public Private Partnerships

Date: Wednesday 4 December 2019
Time: 18:00 – 21:30
Venue: Gowling WLG, London

Join the conversation….

Look out for more thoughts and key questions on our ‘Rethinking Transport Finance and Funding’ series: follow the conversation at @LTMInterchange and LinkedIn

With thanks to our Interchange sponsors

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Contact us

Thought Leadership is a programme organised exclusively for Museum Corporate Members and is invitation-only. If you would like to attend one of our events, and are interested in becoming a corporate member, please contact:

Development Team
Tel: +44 (0)343 222 5000
Email: [email protected]

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