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Tour of Govia Thameslink Railway and Siemens Mobility’s Hornsey Depot

Led by Wendy Robertson (Head of Fleet Infrastructure, GTR) and Ruth Humphrey (Head of Business Development and Strategy, Siemens Mobility)

The event will include a presentation on the history of the site, as well as tours of both the GTR and Siemens Mobility depots, led by staff from the respective companies. We plan to hear from some female technicians at the depots as well.

PPE required (safety boots, hi-vis jacket). Lunch will be provided.

Getting here…

By tube: Turnpike Lane station, Piccadilly Line; 12 min walk to GTR site

By train: Hornsey station, Great Northern services; 3 min walk – turn right when you get to the overbridge after coming up from platforms. GTR site will be on your right when you descend from the overbridge.


  • 09:30
    Meet at GTR depot
  • 09:30
    Safety briefing
  • 09:45
    Presentation on site history
  • 10:05
    Tour of GTR depot
  • 11:15
    Move across to Siemens Mobility depot
  • 11:30
    Safety briefing
  • 11:45
    Tour of Siemens Mobility depot
  • 12:45