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    AFRICA'S LARGEST AND ONLY RAIL CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION 

  • Bringing together the biggest global innovators and trailblazers in rail... 

    Atsushi Sakai 

    Deputy Director 

    Japan Railway Group 

    "How to increase passenger usage through improved customer experience"

    Atsushi Sakai at Africa Rail

  • Bringing together the biggest global innovators and trailblazers in rail... 

    Olivier Frendo  

    Managing Director 

    Goldman Sachs International  

    "Trends, constraints and opportunity for investing in African transport"

    Olivier Frendo at Africa Rail 2016

  • Bringing together the biggest global innovators and trailblazers in rail... 

    Argent Chuula  

    CEO, Alliance for commodity trade in Eastern & Southern Africa  

    COMESA, Zambia  

    "Examining the implications of international trade on African transport"

    Argent Chuula at Africa Rail

  • THE ONLY CONFERENCE FOR AFRICA'S BOOMING RAILWAY INDUSTRY

    15 AFRICAN COUNTRIES CONFIRMED

 

EXCLUSIVE EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Unveiling of the first ever Trans Africa Locos.

Wednesday, 11:00, Stand F8

Trip Optimiser and Africa Innovation Centre’s

Tuesday, 13:30, Stand D2

 

"Power Hour"

Wednesday, 13:00, Stand E2


 

FREE EXHIBITION PASS: 28-29 JUNE
Free to attend – pre-registration essential

 

FREE TO ATTEND
EXHIBITION 


 

Exhibition Day 1: 10:00 – 17:00
Exhibition Day 2: 10:00 – 17:00

 

Registration starts at 8am 
 

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CONFERENCE 


 

Conference Day 1: 08:50 – 17:40
Conference Day 2: 08:50 – 16:00

 

Registration starts at 8am
*ONLY for VIP pass holder: 2 days

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PRE- EVENT
WORKSHOP


 

27 June:08:30- 14:30

 

 

Registration starts at 8:00am
*ONLY for workshop pass holders

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Africa’s largest and longest running RAIL EXPO

6,500 ATTENDEES     800 DELEGATES   300 SPEAKERS
19 YEARS OF BUSINESS SUCCESS

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Register for the free expo pass to gain access to:

72 DEMONSTRATIONS

Attend 30 minute demonstrations and walk away with new ideas and knowledge on rail infrastructure, maintenance, cargo and technology.

250 EXHIBITORS

Shop for products from over 250 exhibitors. Your only chance to discover the hottest rail solutions from across the globe all in one place.

WATCH LIVE EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Head to the sponsor and exhibitor stands to see the latest railway innovations: product demos, announcements, press releases and much more...  

 

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"Well done to you all for a massive and impressive event."

Chidi Izuwah, Senior Government Official, Nigerian Presidency

72+ FREE EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS

Get inspired by real innovation

 

Rail infrastructure and maintenance seminar

Rail technology seminar

Cargo seminar

 

VENUE:

Sandton Convention Centre

Johannesburg

EXPO TIMES:

Tuesday 28th June: 10am - 5pm

Wednesday 29th June: 10am - 5pm

ANNOUNCING THE 2016 SPEAKERS

With a long history of bringing the biggest names in the global rail industry to speak at the conference, here's a look at who you can hear from at Africa Rail 2016.

 

  • Mr Gaurav Agarwal at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Gaurav Agarwal
    Director of Corporate Co-ordination
    Ministry Of Railways, India
    Mr Ross Boyd at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Ross Boyd
    Director – Enterprise and Supplier Development
    GE
  • Mr Paul Brooks at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Paul Brooks
    President
    Chartered Institute Of Logistics & Transport
    Mr Herman Bruwer at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Herman Bruwer
    General Manager: Safety Compliance
    Railway Safety Regulator
  • Mr Argent Chuula at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Argent Chuula
    Chief Executive Officer
    Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern & Southern Africa, COMESA
    Mr Winston Cluff at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Winston Cluff
    Managing Director
    Cluff Trade & Investments
  • Ms Melissa Cook at Africa Rail 2016
    Ms Melissa Cook
    Managing Director
    African Sunrise Partners Llc
    Mr Simon Daum at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Simon Daum
    Head of Strategy Passenger Transport
    Deutsche Bahn AG
  • Renato de Castro at Africa Rail 2016
    Renato de Castro
    International Advisor
    The World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments (WeGo)
    Youssef Draïss at Africa Rail 2016
    Youssef Draïss
    General Manager
    Casablanca Transport Sa
  • Olivier Frendo at Africa Rail 2016
    Olivier Frendo
    Managing Director
    Goldman Sachs International
    Dr Norman Frisch at Africa Rail 2016
    Dr Norman Frisch
    Chairman of the eLTE Industry Alliance, Marketing Director, Enterprise Business Group and Transport Sector
    Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
  • Andrea Giuricin at Africa Rail 2016
    Andrea Giuricin
    Managing director of CRIET - Transport at University
    Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori Spa
    Mr Matthias Handschin at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Matthias Handschin
    Business Development Director
    Alstom Transport
  • Ms Renaire Huntley at Africa Rail 2016
    Ms Renaire Huntley
    Executive in the office of the CEO
    Railway Safety Regulator
    Mr Arvind Khare at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Arvind Khare
    Former CEO
    Campanhia Dos Caminhos De Ferro Da Beira S.A.R.L. - C.C.F.B.
  • Mr Kasingye Kyamugambi at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Kasingye Kyamugambi
    Project Coordinator
    Uganda Railways
    Mr Chimeta Mulambia at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Chimeta Mulambia
    Head of Production Planning and Control
    Central East African Railways
  • Mr Charles Mwaura at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Charles Mwaura
    Group Chief Executive Officer
    Pamoja Capital
    Mr Bello Roni at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Bello Roni
    Deputy Director Signaling and Telecommunications
    Nigerian Railways
  • Atsushi SAKAI at Africa Rail 2016
    Atsushi SAKAI
    Deputy Director
    Japan Railways Group
    Miss Hlengiwe Sayd at Africa Rail 2016
    Miss Hlengiwe Sayd
    Director
    Department Of Transport
  • Mr Essam Selim at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Essam Selim
    Chairman and Former MD
    Egyptian Railways Maintenance & Servces
    Mr Johny Smith at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Johny Smith
    Chief Executive Officer
    Walvis Bay Corridor Group
  • Mr Louis Strydom at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Louis Strydom
    Principal Investment Officer
    Development Bank Of Southern Africa
    Mr Peter Thomas at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Peter Thomas
    Commercial Director
    GE Transportation
  • Mr Thomas Bieg at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Thomas Bieg
    VP Mining & Freight Rail Solutions
    Siemens Industry
    Mr Howard Rosen at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Howard Rosen
    Chairman
    Rail Working Group
  • Mr Durand Castro at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Durand Castro
    Integrated Logistics Engineer
    Centre D'Etudes Diplomatiques et Strategiques
    Mr Stéphane Guy at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Stéphane Guy
    Maintenance Project Director
    GIBELA
  • Mr John Dottie at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr John Dottie
    Managing Director
    Nigerian Railway Corporation
    Mr Karsten Klatt at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Karsten Klatt
    Regional Director
    Thales
  • Mr Christopher Musonda at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Christopher Musonda
    CEO
    Zambia Railways Limited
    Mr Sibusiso Maphatiane at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Sibusiso Maphatiane
    Executive Chairman
    Naledi Forging
  • Dr Cornel Malan at Africa Rail 2016
    Dr Cornel Malan
    Head: Operational Planning and Intelligence
    Railway Safety Regulator
    Mr Joseph Nethathe at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Joseph Nethathe
    Head:Rolling Stock
    RSR
  • Mr Bongani Mankewu at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Bongani Mankewu
    CEO
    Rail Road Association
    Mr Vaughan Harris at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Vaughan Harris
    Executive Director
    BIM Institute
  • Mr Thami Jiyane at Africa Rail 2016
    Mr Thami Jiyane
    Chief Officer: Advanced Manufacturing
    Transnet Rail Engineering
    Dr Betram Kiswaga at Africa Rail 2016
    Dr Betram Kiswaga
    Deputy Managing Director
    Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority
  • Hon Alpheus G Naruseb at Africa Rail 2016
    Hon Alpheus G Naruseb
    Minister
    Ministry of Works and Transport

 

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2 SHOWS
15 AFRICAN COUNTRIES
300 SPEAKERS
16+ ROUNDTABLES
ALL IN 2 DAYS

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Africa's largest and only rail exhibition

WHAT IS AFRICA RAIL

 

From a small conference with a handful of exhibition stands, it now takes up 3 massive halls in Johannesburg. And has grown to become Africa’s most important and best supported railways conference and exhibition.

For nearly 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 an annual increase of 35% its no doubt that Africa Rail has been called “the must attend event in the rail industry.” 

 

In 2016 we are expecting:

250 Exhibitors     

7000 Attendees

PUT YOUR COMPANY IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Sponsor Africa's largest and only rail exhibition

 

Want your share of Africa's $495bn booming rail industry?

Become an exhibitor at Africa Rail and win new business!

Africa Rail is the largest rail exhibition where African rail operators, end users, government and their partners come to source the latest technologies and solutions for their networks.

Get your brand, your message and your sales people in front of new customers.

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SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

 

  • Title Sponsor

    Airports Company South Africa at Africa Rail 2016

    Platinum Sponsor

    GE Transportation at Africa Rail 2016

    Associate Sponsor

    Transnet Engineering at Africa Rail 2016
  • Associate Sponsor

    Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa at Africa Rail 2016

    Gold Sponsor

    Alstom Transport at Africa Rail 2016

    Gold Sponsor

    Grindrod Freight Services at Africa Rail 2016
  • Gold Sponsor

    Ni-Foundry (Guestro) at Africa Rail 2016

    Gold Sponsor

    Gibela Rail Transportation at Africa Rail 2016

    Gold Sponsor

    Thales Global Services SAS at Africa Rail 2016
  • Gold Sponsor

    Huawei Technologies at Africa Rail 2016

    Silver Sponsor

    ANSALDO STS S.p.A. at Africa Rail 2016

    Bronze Sponsor

    RSR at Africa Rail 2016
  • Bronze Sponsor

    Siemens (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Bronze Sponsor

    United Wagon Comapny at Africa Rail 2016

    Wifi Sponsor

    Ruckus at Africa Rail 2016
  • Delegate Lounge Sponsor

    ASTRUM Equipment (PTY) LTD at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    A B B at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Schlatter Industries AG at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Botswana Trade Portal at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Bombardier at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Scaw Metals Group at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    MTU South Africa (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Voestalpine Vae S A at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Pfisterer at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Speedcraft Manufacturing Pty Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    The Timken Company at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    LH Marthinusen (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    CRRC Corporation Limited at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Lockheed Martin at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    NRE at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Kapsch Carrier-Corn Ag at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Selectrail (Australia) Pty Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Corridor Engineering Solutions at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Glova Rail As at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Design Institute of Transport Infrastructure, Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Aveng Infraset at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    G.H.H. Bonatrans Group at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    ITSRAIL at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    B B D Steel Supplies at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    LOHR INDUSTRIE at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Dassault Systèmes at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    IMMERGIS at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Arcproteq (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Thermitrex (PTY) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    ACIERIES ET LAMINOIRS DE RIVES at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Colas Rail at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    CCPITMSC at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Atlas Copco South Africa at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Railroad Association Of South Africa at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Namibian Port Authority at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Wabtec South Africa (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Ansys Limited at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Marlinec Pty Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    SA Biotech at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Chemsystems at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Surtees Tube Technologies Pty Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Ecoan Engineering at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Savino Del Bene at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Acrow Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Actum Electronics Closed Corporation at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Mersen South Africa (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    SSAB south africa at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    HIMA at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Aveng Manufacturing Lennings Rail Services at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Kolejowe Zaklady Nawierzchniowe Biezanow at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    MINDSOURCE LIMITED at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Brady Corporation at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Voith Turbo (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Stimela Infra Structure Management Services (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Hengtong Optic-Electric Co’s at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Galland Sas at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Rolling Stock Consultants Sdn Bhd at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Permatool at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    ATIS UHER SA at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    I C T-Works at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    FandR Catai Transport Solutions (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Siyahamba Engineering at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    SNC Lavalin South Africa (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    China Minmetals Corporation at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Hardface Technology Pty Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Techtronic Technology Solutions at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Throughput Technologies at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Caf Power & Automation at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Railcor Pty Limited at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Rugged Interconnect Technologies at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Railserve, Inc. at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    DCD Ringrollers at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Prime Automation - Pilz at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    BSA HOLDINGS (PTY) LTD at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    AFERPI Acciaierie e Ferriere di Piombino S.p.A. (ex Lucchini) at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    DTI Group at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Narrowtex at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Afri-Cross Logistical Solutions at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    S L Diamond Tools at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Cordstrap SA (Pty) Ltd. at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Actom Transport at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    B.M. Makina at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Barloworld Power at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Flir Commercial Systems at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Lucchini R.S. Spa at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    A.J.M Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    S.S.G. Consulting at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    TITAGARH WAGONS AFR at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    HARTING SA at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Engen Petroleum Ltd at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    IMP Scientific and Precision (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Pandrol at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Letsema Consulting and Advisory (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Beijing Yan Hong Da Railway Equipment Co., Ltd. at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Railways Africa at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Business France at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Imfuyo Projects at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Isringhausen SA (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Plasserail at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Helukabel SA at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Hellermanntyton at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Hegenscheidt M.F.D. Gmbh & Co Kg at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    TLC Engineering Solutions (Pty) Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Gear Rail at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    The India Thermit Corporation at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Phendula Synergy Pty Ltd at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Steloy Castings at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Penbro Kelnick at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Microelettrica Scientifica at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    Sebvest Engineering at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    ATS - African Traction Systems at Africa Rail 2016
  • Exhibitor

    Railway Gazette International at Africa Rail 2016

    Exhibitor

    ECSA at Africa Rail 2016

    Supporting Government Partner

    Ministry of Communication and Transport Zambia at Africa Rail 2016
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    Titagarh Wagons AFR at Africa Rail 2016

 

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Opening times

Tuesday 28th June 2016  10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 29th June 2016 10:00 -17:00
Conference open 08:40 - 17:00
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg

Co-located events

The Cargo Show
Transport Africa Awards