19 – 20 June 2019
Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Book your ticket for Africa's most important rail event.
Africa Rail is the only event bringing together African railway operators, Government, end users and multimodal sector to enable collaboration and business meetings.
This year’s exhibition sees hundreds of exhibitors from across the globe bringing you cutting edge products and solutions from Energy & power, Engineering & consulting, Enterprise management systems,Equipment, maintenance, Freight & Logistics, IOT and analytics and much more.
The on-floor seminar theatres with 65 FREE sessions, create an ideal platform for you to learn about the issues you’re facing every day. Topics being covered include rail maintenance, infrasturucture, technology, smart mobility, and skills development in rail.
The Skills Development Theatre, is a two day FREE programme covering the inability to retain skills, Women skills capacity building, employability and inclusion in railways, planning for infrastructure growth and sustainability and Functional Mentorship & Coaching.
New for 2019, two-day FREE programme covering intermodal freight handling solutions, demand and supply, Multimodal Integration, Concessions, Intra Africa trade, regional connectivity, smart and sustainable transport solutions, Going green and improving transit times.
New for 2019, Africa Rail will be hosting the leading railway operators from across Africa in order to facilitate meetings and business connections.
With the explosion of new and innovative transport companies over the past 12 months,Africa Rail presents one of the biggest opportunities in Africa. Visit the Start-Up Zone to meet groundbreaking start-ups in African transport.
We understand that relationships matter more than ever and at the end of the day, the success of Africa Rail will be determined by the number of quality contacts you make.
Africa Rail is all about innovation – see the new exhibitors who have joined us for the first time in 2019.
Level 0 & 2
Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg
Wednesday 19th June 10am – 5pm
Thursday 20th June 10am – 5pm
Over the last 22 years, the Africa Rail conference has continued to be the largest of it's kind in Africa, hosting the largest gathering of rail operators, government operators, government entities and contractors.
Learn why 6000+ people attend Africa Rail.
See the first 200+ confirmed speakers, view the agenda and discover what's in-store for 2019.
We know what a lot of great innovation is being driven by startups.
Africa Rail is the continent's most important railway event and we have never seen change happening as rapidly as it is now. Are you one of those startups driving innovation in the transport space?
Apply now to put your business infront of Africa's entire rail & transport industry - this is your opportunity to create key partnerships that will drive your business forward.
Launched in 2008, the Transport Africa Awards have become the blue chip mark of success for the African transport and infrastructure sector.
The annual Transport Africa Awards are designed to identify and reward companies who have demonstrated an unparalleled ability to succeed and have continually set standards of excellence. Be a part of this exclusive and prestigious award ceremony and gala dinner of the region’s leading authorities in transport and infrastructure innovation.
Align your brand with excellence, innovation and forward thinking.
Our exclusive Guest Buyer Programme offers C-level executives from Railway Operators and Government a limited number of complimentary passes to attend Africa Rail.
Africa Rail gives you two days of networking that you won't find anywhere else. As Africa's largest rail exhibition, Africa Rail creates a platform where leading solution providers can showcase a wide range of technologies aimed at helping transform and innovate the African rail industry.
Our mission is to bring together the entire rail sector in Africa to learn, be inspired and exchange ideas.
The Africa Rail conference delivers hundreds of global industry leaders who are shaping the way we innovate railways. No where else in Africa can you find this opportunity in just two days.
This conference is comprised of inspirational keynotes and pioneering experts already changing the industry.
Free to attend seminars on the Rail expo floor enable sponsors and exhibitors to present to both prospects and customers alike. Enabling them to have a better understanding of how their products and solutions work.
Attendees benefit from the very latest in teaching strategies, cutting edge technologies and collaboration opportunities.
The Africa Rail agenda covers the critical topics in the rail sector, the new projects happening around the world and the latest and greatest innovations. Two days of relevant and ground breaking content, five hard hitting tracks and hundreds of rail delegates from over 30 African countires.
Barbara Mommen, CEO, Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative, Namibia
This report is designed to give current and future project specific information across Africa, as well as insights into a continent that has an abundance of opportunities. Countries covered in the eBook include:
Countries covered in the eBook include: Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Angola, Zambia, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Botswana, Mozambique, Swaziland, South Africa, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Egypt, Sudan, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi.
Bringing together the leading minds in rail, Africa Rail is the perfect platform to showcase your products, ideas and innovations to your target market.
Patrick Rusongoza, Senior Presidential Advisor, Government Of Uganda, Uganda
Engingeering & Construction
Rolling Stock & Components
Signalling, Telecommunications & IT
Energy & Power
Equipment & Maintenance Services
Track & Station Infrastructure
Legal & Financial services, Enterprise & Asset Management
Tunneling & Construction, Safety & Security
IOT & Analytics