MetroRail 2017 - Innovation. Technology. Performance. For the world's urban rail operators


For the world's light rail & tram community and their partners


LightRail is a stream of the main World Metrorail Congress conference that focuses on the latest light rail projects and future upgrade plans. CEO’s of light rail operators from around the world come together to explore how they can improve planning, design and implementation of public transport systems. 

If you can help light rail operators plan, implement and manage their systems better, then you need to be at LightRail 2017. LightRail shares the exhibition floor with the main World Metrorail Congress, meaning that you can demonstrate your solutions to the global rail community all under one roof.

All premium conferences have a shared exhibition floor, attracting over hundreds of visitors. If your solution can transform signalling across the rail industry and you need to know about the latest modernisation upgrades, then this event is for you.

World Metrorail Congress was created to bring the world’s urban rail community together to share best practice and address industry challenges and future innovations. Fast forward 13 years and the event now boasts a large exhibition floor alongside 4 conferences and 2 seminar theatres, catering for the whole rail value chain.

From the very first year that we launched World Metrorail Congress, it proved to be a hit with metro operators and their partners. CEO’s of metros wanted a high level meeting place where they could openly discuss their strategies and challenges, network, and do business. And that’s exactly what we gave them.

Thousands of deals have been made and influenced at the show over the years. Because the conferences cover high level strategic topics, it is attended by C level executives and decision makers who in turn hold the power to do deals and drive the global rail industry forward.





Our mission

To provide the urban mass transit community with an event to gain new ideas, share ideas, learn from world leaders. They will gain insights into future cities, planning, design and project management.

Who attends?

  • CEO
  • COO
  • Chairman
  • Chief Engineer
  • Procurement Directors
  • Commercial Director
  • Managing Director
  • Director of: Asset Management, Business Development, LightRail Operations, Marketing, Security, Strategy, Operations, Technology & Transportation



Who sponsors?

  • Rolling Stock/Turnkey Providers
  • Signalling & Communications
  • Traction, Braking & Control
  • Security
  • IT/Scheduling software
  • Engineering and Consulting
  • Passenger Services