ACCESS $508 BILLION IN AFRICAN RAILWAY PROJECTS

13- 14 June 2017, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg

 

FREE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN.    

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It makes sign-in a breeze, with thousands of visitors per day, you will avoid all the queues. Skip the typing and just collect your badge on level 2.

 

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6500  Attendees

800 VIPS/ Delegates

200 Speakers

26 African Countries

WHY AFRICA RAIL IS THE BEST.   

 

Africa Rail, the largest and only event in Africa, creates a unique platform where the African operators, end users and government meet in one place. Africa Rail attracts 26 of the top African buyers in the rail space. This is your chance to get face time with a decision maker who would typically take months to secure a meeting with.

This is the perfect opportunity to get exclusive insights into projects and influence policy.

  Africa Rail- map of operators

DO BUSINESS WITH AFRICA'S OPERATORS

 

LEADING RAIL KEYNOTES.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Howard Smith
Operations Director,
Crossrail, UK

Argent Chuula
CEO,
COMESA & ACTESA, Zambia

Jack van der Merve
CEO,
Gautrain Management Agency, South Africa



 
 

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CONFERENCE BROCHURE.

24 African Countries |
100 Speakers   |
6500 Attendees |
850 VIP buyers |
250 Exhibitors |

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THE POWER OF WOMEN IN RAIL.

TO CELEBRATE WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD, WE ARE THRILLED TO BE ANNOUNCING SOME KEY FEMALE LEADERS WHO WILL BE SPEAKING AT AFRICA RAIL IN JUNE.

 

• Barbara Mommen, CEO,Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative, South Africa
• Liz Whitehouse, Managing Director,Africa House, South Africa
• Emma Wade-Smith, Trade Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, Department for International trade
• Louise Jacobus, Country Division Controller: Mobility,Siemens Southern & Eastern Africa
• Nthabeleng Ledwaba, Head: Faleme Integrated Project, In partnership with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Land Transport, Senegal
• Dr Natalie Skeepers,Non-Executive Director, PRASA, South Africa
• Vivian Ramathuba, Senior Industry Development Manager, Rail Portfolio, IDC, South Africa


 

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OUR 2017 SPEAKERS.

 

 

 

  • Herman Bruwer at Africa Rail 2017
    Herman Bruwer
    General Manager: Safety Compliance
    Railway Safety Regulator
    Argent Chuula at Africa Rail 2017
    Argent Chuula
    Chief Executive Officer
    Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern & Southern Africa, COMESA
    Bhekithemba Dlamini at Africa Rail 2017
    Bhekithemba Dlamini
    Director Engineering
    Swaziland Railway
  • Christian Engelbrecht at Africa Rail 2017
    Christian Engelbrecht
    Associate Partner
    Letsema Consulting and Advisory (Pty) Ltd
    Dr andrea Giuricin at Africa Rail 2017
    Dr andrea Giuricin
    Managing director of CRIET - Transport at University
    Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV)
    Engr Chidi Izuwah at Africa Rail 2017
    Engr Chidi Izuwah
    Executive Director
    The Presidency, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission,
  • Charles Kateeba at Africa Rail 2017
    Charles Kateeba
    Ag. Managing Director
    Uganda Railways
    Betram Kiswaga at Africa Rail 2017
    Betram Kiswaga
    Deputy Managing Director
    Tazara
    David Kwenda at Africa Rail 2017
    David Kwenda
    Director of Maintenance
    CEAR
  • Barbara Mommen at Africa Rail 2017
    Barbara Mommen
    Chief Executive Officer
    Mcli
    Chimeta Mulambia at Africa Rail 2017
    Chimeta Mulambia
    Head of Production Planning and Control
    Central East African Railways
    Fidet Okhiria at Africa Rail 2017
    Fidet Okhiria
    Managing Director
    Nigerian Railway Corporation
  • Isaiah Okoth at Africa Rail 2017
    Isaiah Okoth
    Group Chief Executive
    Rift Valley Railways
    Bello Roni at Africa Rail 2017
    Bello Roni
    Deputy Director: Signalling and Telecommunications
    Nigerian Railway Corporation
    Howard Rosen at Africa Rail 2017
    Howard Rosen
    Chairman
    Rail Working Group
  • Derek Thomas at Africa Rail 2017
    Derek Thomas
    Development Economist
    Letsema
    Didier VANDENBON at Africa Rail 2017
    Didier VANDENBON
    Director General
    Cameroon Railways
    Dr Onasanya Fredrick Yomi at Africa Rail 2017
    Dr Onasanya Fredrick Yomi
    Assistant Director: Signalling & Telecommunications
    Nigerian Railways Corporation
  • Charles Mwaura at Africa Rail 2017
    Charles Mwaura
    Group Chief Executive Officer
    Pamoja Capital
    Nicholas Chikwenya at Africa Rail 2017
    Nicholas Chikwenya
    Director of Transport
    Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications
    Joubert Fortes Flores Filho at Africa Rail 2017
    Joubert Fortes Flores Filho
    Engineering Director
    MetroRio
  • Paul Kabaale at Africa Rail 2017
    Paul Kabaale
    GM Safety
    Rift Valley Railways
    Tshepo Kgobe at Africa Rail 2017
    Tshepo Kgobe
    Senior Executive Manager : Technical Services
    Gautrain Management Agency
    Jean MAPOUTH at Africa Rail 2017
    Jean MAPOUTH
    Rolling Stock Projects Director
    Cameroon Railways
  • Shewangizaw Kifle Mulugeta at Africa Rail 2017
    Shewangizaw Kifle Mulugeta
    Director: Business Development
    Ethiopian Railways Coproration
    Jean Nepo Ndayambaje at Africa Rail 2017
    Jean Nepo Ndayambaje
    Railway & Cable Car Dvpt Senior Engineer
    Rwanda Transport Development Agency
    Stephenson Ngubane at Africa Rail 2017
    Stephenson Ngubane
    Chief Executive Officer
    Swaziland Railways
  • Johny Smith at Africa Rail 2017
    Johny Smith
    Chief Executive Officer
    Walvis Bay Corridor Group
    Kurt Davis at Africa Rail 2017
    Kurt Davis
    Investment Banker
    Barclays Capital
    Winston R. Cluff at Africa Rail 2017
    Winston R. Cluff
    Managing Director
    Cluff Trade & Investments
  • Youssef Draïss at Africa Rail 2017
    Youssef Draïss
    CEO
    Casablanca Transport Sa
    Vincent Tshiongo at Africa Rail 2017
    Vincent Tshiongo
    Chief Operating Officer
    Rift Valley Railways
    Jack Van Der Merwe at Africa Rail 2017
    Jack Van Der Merwe
    Chief Executive Officer
    Gautrain Management Agency
  • andrew marsay at Africa Rail 2017
    andrew marsay
    Transport Economist
    'ANDREW MARSAY TRANSPORT ECONOMIST'
    Hlayisani Matelakengisa at Africa Rail 2017
    Hlayisani Matelakengisa
    CEO
    Railroad Association of South Afria
    Essam Selim at Africa Rail 2017
    Essam Selim
    Chairman and Former MD
    Egyptian Railways Maintenance & Servces
  • Howard Smith at Africa Rail 2017
    Howard Smith
    Operations Director
    Crossrail
    Christopher Chiboboka Musonda at Africa Rail 2017
    Christopher Chiboboka Musonda
    Managing Director
    Zambia Railways
    Seth Bodnar at Africa Rail 2017
    Seth Bodnar
    Chief Digital Officer, President Digital Solutions
    G.E. Transportation
  • Ole Torp Sejersen at Africa Rail 2017
    Ole Torp Sejersen
    TMS specialist
    IDA
    Dr Natalie Skeepers at Africa Rail 2017
    Dr Natalie Skeepers
    Non- Executive Director
    PRASA
    Peter Thomas at Africa Rail 2017
    Peter Thomas
    Chief Commercial Officer for GE Transportation’s Digital Solutions
    GE Transportation
  • Emma Wade-Smith at Africa Rail 2017
    Emma Wade-Smith
    Regional Director
    UK Trade and Investment
    Michael Kisaka at Africa Rail 2017
    Michael Kisaka
    Director Rail Regulation
    SUMATRA
    Paul Runge at Africa Rail 2017
    Paul Runge
    Chief Executive Officer
    Africa Project Access
  • Yonov Frederick AGAH at Africa Rail 2017
    Yonov Frederick AGAH
    Deputy Director-General
    W.T.O.
    Andreas dammann at Africa Rail 2017
    Andreas dammann
    Business Manager Rail - EMEA
    Cummins Inc
    Fabio Duarte at Africa Rail 2017
    Fabio Duarte
    Commercial and B.D Director
    Nacala Railway Corridor
  • Nthabeleng Ledwaba at Africa Rail 2017
    Nthabeleng Ledwaba
    Head: Faleme Integrated Project, In Partnership with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Land Transport
    Faleme Integrated Project
    Nikhil Swami at Africa Rail 2017
    Nikhil Swami
    Executive Engineer
    Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Limited
    William Dachs at Africa Rail 2017
    William Dachs
    Chief Operations Officer
    Gautrain Management Agency
  • Israel Mbwi Lambi at Africa Rail 2017
    Israel Mbwi Lambi
    Director General
    SNCC
    HE Justin Kalumba Mwana-Ngongo at Africa Rail 2017
    HE Justin Kalumba Mwana-Ngongo
    Former Minister of Transportation & Commerce
    Ministry of Transport- DRC
    Jordan Zimba at Africa Rail 2017
    Jordan Zimba
    Government Inspector of Railway
    Ministry of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications
  • Azoupiou Daouda at Africa Rail 2017
    Azoupiou Daouda
    Director of Cabinet
    Ministry of Transports - Burkina Faso
    Azzedine Fridi at Africa Rail 2017
    Azzedine Fridi
    General Manager
    ANESRIF
    Maria Raoleka at Africa Rail 2017
    Maria Raoleka
    General Secretary
    Sanwit

 

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SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS.

  • Platinum Sponsor- Stand #G2

    GE Transportation at Africa Rail 2017

    Associate Sponsor- Stand #H7

    Transnet Engineering at Africa Rail 2017
  • Associate Sponsor- Stand #G5

    Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa at Africa Rail 2017

    Gold Sponsor- Stand #G8

    Alstom Transport at Africa Rail 2017
  • Gold Sponsor- Stand #K5

    Cummins Power Generation at Africa Rail 2017

    Gold Sponsor- Stand #G9

    Gibela Rail Transportation at Africa Rail 2017
  • Gold Sponsor- Stand #F5

    Ni-Foundry (Guestro) at Africa Rail 2017

    Gold Sponsor- Stand #H6

    Thales Global Services SAS at Africa Rail 2017
  • Bronze Sponsor- Stand #H5

    Rail Safety Regulator at Africa Rail 2017

    Bronze Sponsor

    Siemens (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017
  • Bronze Sponsor- Stand #B8

    Transmashholding CJSC at Africa Rail 2017

    Lanyard Sponsor

    DACHSER South Africa (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #F1

    Bombardier at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #E5

    Vossloh at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #H4

    Gear Rail at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #C15

    Greenbrier at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #J3

    MTU South Africa (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #C10

    MORAVIA STEEL a.s. at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #C1

    Liquid Telecommunications Operations SA (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #F4

    GSDI South Africa at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- stand #H8

    A B B at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #F2

    Business France at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #E1

    Scaw Metals Group at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #K10

    Voith Turbo (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #H13

    The Timken Company at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #J2

    Plasserail at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D15

    Schlatter Industries AG at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #H3

    PENGG KABEL GmbH at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D5

    HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #K12

    Sheltam (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D8

    LH Marthinusen (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #K9

    Radel at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #K9

    Schaltbau Gmbh at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #D16

    Wabtec South Africa (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D20

    Techtronic Technology Solutions at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #B17

    Rock Engineering Africa at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #J6

    Compressed Air Equipment at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #K1

    Glova Rail As at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D4

    SA Biotech at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #C5

    TATRAVAGONKA a.s at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #K15

    Klueber Lubrication at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #H12

    Ansys Rail at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #K14

    Permatool Pty (Ltd) – Geismar South Africa at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #D7

    Dalekovod Proizvodnja d.o.o. at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D10

    Times Microwave by Webb Industries at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #D9

    Titagarh Wagons AFR at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #J7

    Ecoan Engineering at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #B7

    RailTransHolding at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #K2

    Pfisterer at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #D6

    SSAB south africa at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D12

    Railserve, Inc. at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #H2

    Thermitrex (PTY) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #J5

    Lucchini R.S. Spa at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #D11

    Chemsystems at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D11

    Whitmore Rail Ltd at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #G1

    Atlas Copco South Africa at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #B1

    Hardface Technology Pty Ltd at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #K8

    The India Thermit Corporation at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D18

    Surtees Tube Technologies Pty Ltd at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #F4

    Brady Corporation at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D13

    Penbro Kelnick at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #J8

    Prime Automation - Pilz at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #E3

    Rugged Interconnect Technologies at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #C4

    United Wagon Company at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D1

    Sebvest Engineering at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #J4

    Railcor Pty Limited at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #H9

    NSH Rail Services CC at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #K6

    Actum Electronics Closed Corporation at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #F6

    Aveng Manufacturing Lennings Rail Services at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #G6

    Electro Motive Diesel at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #G3

    Brenco Reelin at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #K4

    Isringhausen SA (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #K7

    HARTING SA at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #J1

    Phendula Synergy Pty Ltd at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #F3

    Letsema Consulting and Advisory (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #H1

    Microelettrica Scientifica at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D14

    B B D Steel Supplies at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #D2

    Hellermanntyton at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #H11

    A.J.M Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #G4

    Voestalpine Vae S A at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #K1

    Bakara Engineering (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #F7, H10

    CCPITMSC at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #K16

    ŚRUBENA UNIA S.A at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #F7b

    Jiangsu Tedrail Industrial Co,. LTD at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #B15

    Rail Road Association at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #K13

    Escorts Limited at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #F2

    Lohr Industry at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #F2

    FS GROUP at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #F2

    SNCF at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #F2

    Consolis Rail at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #F2

    SETEC FERROVIAIRE at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #F2

    RATP DEV at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #F2

    COELME-EGIC at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #F2

    IMMERGIS SAS at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #F2

    COLAS RAIL at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #F2

    Corys at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #D21

    Powermite Africa (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2017

    Exhibitor- Stand #D19

    Amsted Rail Africa at Africa Rail 2017
  • Exhibitor- Stand #H10b

    Baotou Beifang Chuangye Co.,Ltd at Africa Rail 2017

EVERY EXHIBITOR HAS A SUCCESS STORY...

2017 SUCCESS.           

EXHIBITION

With over 150 exhibitors and 5,800 attendees, this is THE one-stop shop for product demonstrations and networking. Leading rail solution providers met our extensive list of buyers from across Africa.

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CONFERENCE

A strategic, two day conference, addressed the key challenges and opportunities that are imperitive to building a smart, efficient and sustainable railway system in Africa.

SPONSOR A SESSION

Africa Rail- networking while billions of dollar deals are done

NETWORKING

No other event has a show around making sure you met the right people to grow your business. Attracting senior representatives from governments, operators, end users and consultants from across Africa.

HAVE PRE-ARRANGED MEETINGS

MOST SUCCESSFUL & WELL ATTENDED RAIL EVENT IN AFRICA.   

 

One huge conference, one massive exhibition.

A meeting place for 6,500 attendees, 850 VIPs and 250 exhibitors.

“Biggest rail exhibition in Africa” 

 

Stephane Guy, Services Operations Director, Gibela Rail Transportation

Thousands of rail attendees- operators, end users and government- Africa Rail

 

WHO WE ARE. 

From a small conference with a handful of exhibition stands, it now takes up 2 massive halls in Johannesburg. And has grown to become Africa’s most successful and well attended railways conference and exhibition.

For 2 decades, Africa Rail has become the undisputed leader. It is an unrivalled platform for the continent’s railways industry to come together … to learn, to network and to do business. With a consistent annual increase its no doubt that Africa Rail has been called “the must attend event in the rail industry.” 

 

In 2017 we are expecting:

200 Exhibitors     

6500 Attendees

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THE AFRICA RAIL DIFFERENCE.   

Hosted over

15,886 attendees

over the last 3 years

A CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION IN HARMONY.

MORE CUSTOMERS, MORE BUSINESS>>>

Africa Rail exhibitor borchure- boom your stand today

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DESIGNED TO OPTIMIZE EVERY SALES OPPORTUNITY...

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MAKING HISTORY. 

 

 

AFRICA'S LARGEST RAILWAY EXHIBITION

SINCE 1997

 

 1997

THE SHOW WAS BORN OUT OF A DESIRE TO PLAY A CENTRAL ROLE IN INFLUENCING THE GROWTH OF THE RAILWAY SECTOR

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 2007

THE SHOW CONTINUED TO ACT AS BUILDING BLOCK FOR CHANNELLING INNOVATION AND INVESTMENT AS WELL AS A GUIDE TO HONING IN ON WHAT IS RELEVANT AND CRITICAL FOR ALL IN THE AFRICAN SECTOR

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 2017

NOW IN ITS 20TH YEAR, AFRICA RAIL CONTINUES TO GROW. BILLIONS OF DOLLARS OF BUSINESS HAVE EITHER BEEN INITIATED, CONCLUDED OR INFLUENCDE AT THIS SHOW

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Africa Rail- save the date 13-14 June 2017

“Must attend event in the rail industry”

 

Matthias Handschin, Business Development Director, Alstom  

WHO SHOULD SPONSOR/ EXHIBIT.   

Africa Rail- engineering & construction exhibitors

Engingeering & Construction

Africa Rail- rolling stock exhibitors

Rolling Stock &  Components

Africa Rail- signalling exhibitors

Signalling, Telecommunications & IT

Africa Rail- energy and power exhibitors

Energy & Power

Africa Rail- equipment & maitenance exhibitors

Equipment & Maintenance Services

Africa Rail- track and infrastructure exhibitors

Track & Station Infrastructure

Africa Rail- ticketing system exhibitors

Ticketing Systems

Africa Rail- legal and financial exhibitors

Legal & Financial services, Enterprise & Asset Management

Africa Rail- tunneling and construction exhibitors

Tunneling & Construction, Safety & Security

Africa Rail- IOT & analytic exhibitors

IOT & Analytics

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