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About the World Metro & Light Rail Congress

 

The 14th Annual World Metro & Light Rail Congress (18-19 April 2018, Bilbao) is back and it has grown to become one of the largest and most established rail forums in the world today with over 110 different rail operators and projects from around the globe, 800+ attendees and 150+ speakers. 

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS
  • Stéphane Callet at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Stéphane Callet
    Director Signalling Projects
    SNCF
    France
    Phillip Washington at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Phillip Washington
    Chief Executive Officer
    Los Angeles Metro
    United States
    Sylvain Baro at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Sylvain Baro
    Senior Design Engineer
    SNCF
    France
  • Carlos Alberto Ugaz Montero at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Carlos Alberto Ugaz Montero
    Managing Director
    Autoridad Autonoma del Sistema Electrico de Transporte Masivo de Lima y Callao A.A.T.E.
    Peru
    B.C. Yen at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    B.C. Yen
    President
    Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation
    Taiwan
    Juliette Marais at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Juliette Marais
    Research Fellow
    IFSTAR
    France
  • Mark Joseph at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Mark Joseph
    Chief Development Officer
    Transdev
    United States
    Mark Wild at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Mark Wild
    Managing Director
    London Underground
    United Kingdom
    Dr. Cheng-chiou Chang at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Dr. Cheng-chiou Chang
    Committee Member
    Department of Rapid Transit Systems
    Taiwan
  • Henok Bogale at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Henok Bogale
    Deputy CEO
    Ethiopian Railways Corp
    Ethiopia
    Efim Rozenberg at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Efim Rozenberg
    First Deputy General Director, JSC NIIAS
    Russian Railways
    Russian Federation
    Alexander Arriola at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Alexander Arriola
    General Director
    SPRI
    Spain
  • Eneko Arruebarrena Elizondo at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Eneko Arruebarrena Elizondo
    CEO
    Metro Bilbao
    Spain
    Joanna Baczewska at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Joanna Baczewska
    Chief Financial Officer
    Tramwaje Warszawskie
    Poland
    Michael Barillère-Scholz at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Michael Barillère-Scholz
    Managing Director
    IOKI by Deutsche Bahn
    Germany
  • Wojciech Bartelski at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Wojciech Bartelski
    CEO
    Tramwaje Warszawskie
    Poland
    Andrea Bruschi at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Andrea Bruschi
    Transportation and Mobility Planner
    Metropolitana Milanese SpA
    Italy
    Juan Antonio Delgado at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Juan Antonio Delgado
    Head of Business Development, Marketing and Communication of Stadler Valencia
    Stadler Rail Valencia
    Spain
  • Nick Earle at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Nick Earle
    SVP - Global Field Operations
    Virgin Hyperloop One
    United Kingdom
    Pedro Fortea at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Pedro Fortea
    Director
    MAFEX
    Spain
    Aitor Garitano at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Aitor Garitano
    CEO
    Euskal Trenbide Sarea - Red Ferroviaria Vasca
    Spain
  • Vincent Georjon at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Vincent Georjon
    Deputy General Manager
    SMTC - Tisséo
    France
    Nick Kingsley at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Nick Kingsley
    Managing Editor
    Railway Gazette International
    United Kingdom
    Imanol Leza at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Imanol Leza
    CEO
    Euskotren
    Spain
  • Maria Concepcion Ortega Ortiz at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Maria Concepcion Ortega Ortiz
    Urban Light Transport Manager
    IDOM
    Spain
    Juan Francisco Paz at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Juan Francisco Paz
    Architecture Area Manager
    SENER Ingenieria Y Sistemas S.A.
    Spain
    Ivana Semanjski at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Ivana Semanjski
    City of Ghent
    Belgium
  • The Most Excellent Iñigo Urkullu at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    The Most Excellent Iñigo Urkullu
    President/ Lehendakari
    Basque Government
    Spain
    Paolo Carbone at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Paolo Carbone
    Head of Public Transport Capital Programmes
    Transport Infrastructure Ireland
    Ireland
    Martin Röhrleef at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Martin Röhrleef
    Project and Innovation Manager
    Üstra Hannoversche Verkehrsbetriebe Ag
    Germany
  • Cesáreo Gonzalez Alvarez at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Cesáreo Gonzalez Alvarez
    Chief Executive Officer
    Telice
    Spain
    Enrique Fernandez Pino at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Enrique Fernandez Pino
    Group CIO
    Go Ahead Group
    United Kingdom
    Amy Harhoff at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Amy Harhoff
    Director of Corporate Affairs
    Transport for Greater Manchester
    United Kingdom
  • Thomas Kritzer at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Thomas Kritzer
    Head of Tramway Division
    Wiener Linien
    Austria
    Nir Kugel at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Nir Kugel
    Deputy General Manager, Design
    N.T.A. Metropolitan Mass Transit System Ltd
    Israel
    Mohammad Montazeri at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Mohammad Montazeri
    Deputy Managing Director
    Tehran Urban & Suburban Railway Company - TUSRC
    Iran
  • Meike Niedbal at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Meike Niedbal
    Head of Business Development
    D.B. Station and Service
    Germany
    Leanne Redden at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Leanne Redden
    Executive Director
    Regional Transportation Authority Chicago
    United States
    Peter Cushing at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Peter Cushing
    Managing Director
    Cushing IP and Co Ltd
    United Kingdom
  • Mogens Hagelskær at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Mogens Hagelskær
    CEO
    Odense Tramway
    Denmark
    Jon Lamonte at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Jon Lamonte
    Chief Executive Officer
    Transport for Greater Manchester
    United Kingdom
    Ana Maria Moreno at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Ana Maria Moreno
    General Manager
    Los Tranvías de Zaragoza
    Spain
  • Luis Miguel Martinez Palencia at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
    Luis Miguel Martinez Palencia
    Director of Strategic Planning and Operation
    Consorcio De Transportes De Madrid
    Spain
 
Why join us?

THE RAIL ELITE NETWORK

The congress is a forum where the elite from the urban rail community gather to share ideas and debate strategies. In 2018 we move to Bilbao to explore global investment in rail, including upcoming global projects.


The conference will see 150+ rail experts and futurists debate with 800+ senior rail executives  from around the globe on the latest hot topics.

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EXCLUSIVE INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

No matter where your interest lies, global metro projects, IOT, AI and applications for operations, global light rail projects, industry 4.0, track infrastructure, MaaS, design, rolling stock, PPPs, smart cities, financing, ATO or even autonomous vehicles , we have content, speakers and a packed agenda that is tailored just for you.

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2 CONFERENCES FOR 1

Gain access to 2 co-located events – Your ticket includes full access to Rail Live!, a conference and expo that will focus on how new technologies are revolutionising the rail industry, including Predictive Maintenance, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Smart Infrastructure and a plethora of new applications, software and tools.

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SELECT NETWORKING

Get more knowledge and networking out of your participation: Sign up for exclusive pre-day site visits and summits which will take place on the 17th April across the city of Bilbao. Areas such as LTE, IoT and Predictive Maintenance will be covered.

Join our exclusive RSVP only evening networking reception at the Guggenheim , one of the world’s most breath-taking museums. We only have 250 places available so sign up now!

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Sponsors & Exhibitors you could meet:

 
  • Host Partner

    Mafex - Spanish Railway Association at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Diamond Sponsor

    C.A.F. at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Diamond Sponsor

    CAF Power & Automation at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    CAF Signalling at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    Lander at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Silver Sponsor

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    NEM Solutions at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Revenga Smart Solutions at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Silver Sponsor

    Stadler at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Silver Sponsor

    Telefónica Ingenieria de Seguridad at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    eurecat at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Associate Sponsor

    Implaser at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Associate Sponsor

    SENER at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Telice at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    Acosta at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

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    Exhibitor

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    Exhibitor

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    Comtran Cable at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Dipostel at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    ETAP at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    Fluidmesh at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Garma Electronica S.L at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    Goratu at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    Greenwood Engineering A/S at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    GURUTZPE TURNING SOLUTIONS, S.L. at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    Indra at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    INTEGRA NETWORK at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Kuehne + Nagel Ltd at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    La Celsia at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    La Farga at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Lapp Group at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    LINMAG GmbH at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    Luznor at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    M.B. Sistemas S. Coop. at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    Metro Report at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    MG-Valdunes at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    MODUBE Fabricación Metálica at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    Airgarbi at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    Net Module at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Exhibitor

    Rail Baltica at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    Red Lion Controls at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    SCHWIHAG at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    SICE at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    Steconfer at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    TM COMAS at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Trafag at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    Vía Libre at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Exhibitor

    Vossloh at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
  • Exhibitor

    ZHUZHOU CRRC TIMES ELECTRIC CO., LTD at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    MAFEX Co-Exhibitor

    cetest at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    MAFEX Co-Exhibitor

    Gantrex at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    G.M.V. at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    MAFEX Co-Exhibitor

    IK4 at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    MAFEX Co-Exhibitor

    Typsa at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
  • Innovation Zone Exhibitor

    3spin at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    Auto Drive Solutions S.L. at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    BIGDA Solutions at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    BIGM - Big Monitor Engineers at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    Ceit IK4 at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    CITEF at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Creativitic at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    D-Rail at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    Dovu at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    GAIKER-IK4 Centro Tecnológico at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Innovation Zone Exhibitor

    IoMob at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Innovation Zone Exhibitor

    Kinergizer at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Limmat Group at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Innovation Zone Exhibitor

    Neosistec -NaviLens at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

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    Neuron Soundware at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Pay Thunder at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Innovation Zone Exhibitor

    Sigma Rail at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Innovation Zone Exhibitor

    SITUM at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
  • Innovation Zone Exhibitor

    SUPRASYS at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Innovation Zone Exhibitor

    University of Cantabria at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

    Innovation Zone Exhibitor

    Universitat Politècnica de València at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018
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    Zeleros at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

 

800+
attendees

150+
speakers

100
exhibitors

3
innovative days

 

 

 

 

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Where is the congress?

Bilbao Exhibition Centre
Azkue Kalea, 1, 48902 Barakaldo, Bizkaia, España
 
 
 
 
 
 

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