Conference Day one:    registration opens at 07:30am / conference starts at 08:40am / conference closes at 06:00pm / Guggenheim reception at 09:00pm  
Conference Day two:    registration opens at 07:30am / conference starts at 09:00am / conference closes at 03:30pm


Exhibition Day one:   registration opens at 08:30 / exhibition opens at 10:00am / Official opening ceremony at 10:20am / Exhibition closes at 05:00pm   Exhibition Day two:    registration opens at 08:30 / exhibition opens at 10:00am / Exhibition closes at 03:30pm



High level executives from around the world will be joining us for an event packed with inspiration, ideas and networking at the top level.

We sit on the brink of a new dawn in railway technology. Now, more than ever, disruptive forces are reshaping the way we operate and maintain our networks.

RAIL Live! brings together the biggest global innovators, futurists and gurus that have exploded onto the railway landscape in recent years to inspire you.

Over the two days of the event we will feature 200+ speakers, 4 conference streams and several interactive workshops. These are all designed to ensure that you get the most out of this event.


Who Sponsors?

  • Asset Management & Maintenance
  • Digital Tech
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Systems Integrators
  • Enterprise Systems and Technology
  • Consultants
  • Signalling & Communications
  • Energy & Power
  • Rolling Stock & Maintenance
  • Ticketing & Revenue Management
  • Infrastructure & Track

Who Attends From National Operators ?

  • CEOs, Chairmen and Managing Directors 
  • Head of Signalling & Train Control
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • Head of Planning
  • Head of Operations
  • Chief Digital Officer
  • Chief Data Officer
  • Head of International Relations

Who Attends from Infrastructure Authorities?

  • CEOs
  • Heads of Planning
  • CFO
  • Head of Stations
  • Senior Project Engineers

Who Attends from Local and National Governments?

  • Economic Development Department Heads
  • Trade & Industry Specialists
  • Heads of Transport



Co-located with 

Festival of Biologics

18-19 April 2018, Bilbao

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This event is a professional railway industry congress and exhibition open to industry professionals only. The organisers reserve the right to bar entry either at the door or at the time of registration or on the door at their sole discretion.