29th November –1st December 2022, FYCMA Málaga 

Rail Live 2022






How can the Rail Freight Market compete more effectively against other modes including road? Commercial and technical challenges are critical to increase competitivity and we will examine these during the Freight Summit at Rail Live.



Key themes

Connected Transportation
Automation & Digitisation
ATC Development
Cross Border Standardisation
Commercial Strategy



Speaking at the Freight Summit




The agenda

Freight Summit, Tuesday 29 November 2022

Juergen Maier
Freight Summit

Chair's Welcome

Michael Granqvist
Freight Summit

Sharing the Norwegian case study: Developing new rail freight networks for relevant markets in Norway

Julio Gómez-Pomar
Freight Summit

Implementing a rolling highway in Spain, optimising on Rail’s benefits to create new business solutions for rail freight transition

Mar Rivas
Freight Summit

Towards a decarbonisation strategy for the transport sector. Stadler's new generation of locomotives to meet the challenges of rail freight transport in Europe

Manuel Alarcon Espinosa
Freight Summit

Creating the conditions for Rail Freight to double by 2030

Freight Summit

Chair's Welcome

Marc Valette
Freight Summit

Applying IoT and telematics data to optimise real time information & tracking at CFL Multimodal

Tim Krasowska
Freight Summit

Enabling green transport by allowing all types of semi-trailers to use rail

Panel discussion

Skills & Diversity – making a career in rail more attractive to all

·        Outlining the key recruitment challenges to making rail a more inclusive, welcoming and diverse profession

·        What steps can operators, infrastructure managers and technology providers take to make a career in rail a more desirable profession?

·        Do universities need to take a leading role in advocating for the industry?

·        How do we prepare for the generational shift which is affecting railway workers and ensure there are enough people to operate the system in the future


last published: 28/Nov/22 16:45

Freight Summit, Wednesday 30 November 2022

Silvia Roldan

La importancia de los ferrocariles metropolitanos

Sebastian Court

Reflexiones para la nueva industria Metro Ferroviaria

Richard Aaroe

How can Innovative Technology give reliable, and cost saving infrastructure monitoring, and accurate predictive maintenance projections?

  • Are the railways ready for new innovative technology?
  • Is the word Innovation a “Hype-phrase” or just a bunch of IoT’s, SaaS’s, AI’s, etc put into some fancy slides?
  • How can Innovation be brought to the clients?
Panel discussion

Investing in the railway infrastructure required to meet future demand: the role of digitisation, decarbonisation and optimisation across Europe’s railway infrastructure

  • As we look ahead to the requirements of the railway infrastructure over the next couple of decades, where are the top priorities for investment?
  • How can technology support the optimisation of railway infrastructure operations and minimise maintenance costs?
  • What are our panellists doing to prepare for the impacts of climate change on railway infrastructure? 
last published: 28/Nov/22 16:45

Freight Summit, Thursday 1 December 2022

Panel discussion

Meeting the challenge to decarbonise the railway sector and play our part in the fight against the climate crisis

  • How can the rail industry look to meet net zero targets and what are the key roles for every relevant sector including Freight, infrastructure managers and the wider supply chain?
  • Creating the conditions for true modal shift of passengers and freight: what are our biggest challenges and how can we meet them
  • Putting sustainability at the heart of all rail investment, development and optimisation from circular economy to biodiversity


Sergio Vázquez Torrón

All aboard! Travelling by train, the way to go for all

  • Rail as the mode of transport best placed to provide the backbone of our future mobility needs (not only environmental, but social). The future lies in rail.
  • What is Spain doing in its commitment to rail as the best mode in terms of social impact. No one is left behind
  • What role does Ineco play in this scenario: its contribution (specific projects and solutions)
last published: 28/Nov/22 16:45



Attending companies include