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Railtex 2019

Railtex 2019
Written by Roma Publications

Railtex 2019

Railtex is the UK’s premier exhibition of railway equipment, systems and services. It creates maximum engagement for visitors by housing thousands of industry experts in one event space at the same time, featuring companies serving all aspects of the infrastructure and rolling stock sectors.

Whether you are an established business looking to promote new services or an up and coming organisation looking to make high quality connections, Railtex is the event to showcase your offerings and network.

With beginnings in 1993, Railtex continues to have strong support from all organisations shaping the UK’s rail industry and it has built its reputation as its premier networking event. With a variety of CPD certified seminars, discussion forums and keynote speeches all held to highlight industry trends, Railtex offers an all-encompassing insight into the developments and technologies of a fast-moving and ever-growing marketplace.


Digital Rail at Railtex 2019

The term ‘Digital Rail’ is one which brings much discussion in the rail industry, as Network Rail seeks to create more capacity on an increasingly crowded network by modernising systems and adopting new technologies and innovations to lead the industry into the digital age.

The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) recently announced it will be presenting leading digital innovation and technology as part of The Digirail project, an ERDF-funded scheme which aims to establish a cluster of digital rail demonstrations to showcase long term innovation and support to SMEs developing digital products and services within the rail industry.

The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education will present the Digirail project amongst other research and development tools which will support organisations working in the industry’s supply chain. The BCRRE will be exhibiting alongside the Rail Alliance, with the two organisations ideally placed to provide leading support to SMEs in the manufacturing and rolling stock sectors.

A new Digital Rail Forum will also be held for the first time, merging project management with supply chain to allow a collaborative review of the Digital Rail programme, through thought-leadership, insight, sense testing, qualitative engagement and cross-fertilisation to ensure its goals are met. With keynote speakers set to be announced soon, this forum will help establish what a future digital railway can look like and achieve, with the support of the broad scope of industry sectors represented.


Exhibition profile:

The face of UK rail is changing, with a growing demand for modern and improved systems and assets fuelling a change of the country’s pre-existing network. Large scale projects including the HS2 high-speed line, Crossrail 2 and Transport for the North’s £70bn masterplan, (as well as extensive government aspirations for CP6), lead the way for market growth, and the scope for new business opportunities is huge.

With an international audience visiting from over 50 countries around the globe and hundreds of organisations exhibiting from across the full industry supply chain, Railtex is an unmissable opportunity for stakeholders in the rail market. It is the definitive event for businesses wanting to outline their offering and expose themselves to the wealth of opportunities which have been generated by the record levels of investment the industry is currently undergoing.


Key information:

, from 10am-5pm. (With the exception of the 16th finishing at 4pm).

Entry tickets for Railtex 2019 will be available free of charge to all visitors who pre-register their attendance before the cut-off on 13th May 2019. After this time, you will still be able to register online or onsite at a cost of £20 per ticket.

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