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Tim Lane

Principal Strategy and Innovation Manager, Network Rail

About Tim

Tim represents the UK mainland rail industry on the 5GUK Advisory Board in his roles, as chair of the UK rail industry Future Communications and Positioning Systems Advisory Group and, in leading future

Tim represents the UK mainland rail industry on the 5GUK Advisory Board in his roles, as chair of the UK rail industry Future Communications and Positioning Systems Advisory Group and, in leading future technical strategy and innovation for Network Rail Telecom.

Tim is a solutions-oriented practical engineer with over 30 years of telecoms and railway experience. With a strong passion for driving strategic direction, Tim advises senior management, government, regulators and the UK and European rail industries. Tim works with visionaries, technical specialists, innovators and product manufacturers to identify best-fit technology approaches which deliver results for the railway. He is known and respected in his own and related fields for distilling and communicating clear visions, based upon logic, which are used by decision-makers. 

Currently, Tim is focused on ensuring DCMS’s 5G digital testbed objectives are being met at Network Rail’s research and innovation development centre in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.

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