Rail & transportation Visitors

30 & 31 October 2024

NEC, Birmingham

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30 & 31 Oct 2024 | NEC Birmingham

Inspiring the future of engineering and manufacturing in Rail Industry

Rail sector

Rail engineering is a specialized field that focuses on the design, construction, and maintenance of railway systems. Rail engineers work on different aspects of railway systems, including track layout, signalling systems, traction power, and rolling stock. They also design and develop new technologies, such as high-speed trains, to improve the efficiency and safety of railway transportation. Rail engineers collaborate with other professionals, including civil engineers, electrical engineers, and mechanical engineers, to ensure the smooth operation of railway systems.  

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Rail: An overview

With a focus on reducing carbon emissions and combating climate change, rail systems play a vital role in achieving environmental goals. High-speed trains have been a notable advancement, incorporating cutting-edge technologies such as aerodynamic designs and advanced propulsion systems to ensure impressive speeds and passenger comfort.

The rail sector has witnessed remarkable progress in engineering and manufacturing. Intelligent and connected systems have improved safety, reliability, and performance through advanced signaling, communication technologies, and data analytics. Artificial intelligence and machine learning enable predictive maintenance and optimised scheduling, enhancing operational efficiency.

However, the rail sector also faces challenges, including upgrading and modernising existing infrastructure and addressing capacity, congestion, and connectivity issues. By discovering the latest advancements in engineering and manufacturing, attendees can gain insights and network with industry experts to find practical solutions, share best practices, and contribute to the overall growth of the rail sector.

Why attend?


Learn about the latest advancements in rail engineering, track layout optimisation, signaling systems, traction power technologies, and rolling stock innovations. Gain valuable insights into the design and development of high-speed trains, safety protocols, and compliance with industry regulations.


Discover groundbreaking advancements in sustainable transportation solutions, intelligent railway systems, and state-of-the-art infrastructure. Immerse yourself in interactive exhibits and demonstrations showcasing the latest rolling stock developments, signaling and communication systems, and maintenance practices.


Exchange ideas, forge collaborations, and build lasting relationships that can propel your career or business forward. Discover shared challenges, discuss best practices, and gain valuable insights from experienced practitioners.

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