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The Leicester Marriott Hotel hosted the event, with a packed hall of delegates present to enjoy the presentations and ask their own questions. SIMON JONES

Peter Jackson reports on this year’s IRTE Conference, which featured presentations and discussions from a broad spectrum of industry experts – and gave attendees a sneak peek at where the industry is heading

The Institute of Road Transport Engineers’ annual conference returned last week, with Leicester’s Marriott hotel welcoming hundreds of delegates to enjoy presentations from a variety of well-known industry figures.

Compared to previous years’ events, the 2018 conference had more of a bus focus; the subjects of retrofits, electric buses and environmental concerns as a whole were recurring themes throughout the day. […]

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