Ebbsfleet Garden City has hosted a rail summit looking at the future of rail services here and across Kent.

Major players from the rail industry including the Department for Transport, Network Rail, Thames Gateway Kent Partnership and Kent County Council came together to hear about the vital role the Garden City plays in the future of rail transport.

It heard the case for bringing Crossrail to Ebbsfleet as well as how Ebbsfleet International could become a regional transport hub getting people from across Kent to anywhere in the UK.

A summary of the key discussion points are below.