It’s about the big ideas, projects, market disruptions and keeping your finger on the pulse of trends that can meet our freight and passenger transport demands and change the daily lives of all Africans across the continent.
Africa Rail has grown to become the largest and most established rail event in Africa. Africa Rail now enters its 24th successful year, hosting over 30 African countries, 150 global speakers and the best suppliers in rail from across the globe.
Our mission is to maintain this forum as the industry meeting place where industry professionals come to see the latest in rail and transport innovation and tech, learn how to deliver bankable and sustainable projects as well as the newest signalling and digitisation trends.
From humble beginnings as a small conference with a handful of exhibition stands, Africa Rail has become the undisputed leader and an unrivalled platform for the continent’s railways industry to come together, to learn, to network and to do business.
Our event is a multi-brand exhibition with thousands of attendees and a ground breaking conference. Every year, we welcome rail operators, government, large end users, disruptors and innovators, all looking to procure from, and collaborate with the best in the world.
Oracle, IRZ Lokomotiv, Transnet, PRASA, GE Transportation, Siemens, MTU, Voith… just to name a few, have all leveraged Africa Rail as their once-a-year opportunity to meet and do business with new and existing customers.
Billions of dollars of business have either been initiated, influenced or concluded at this show.
Our conference is a C-level platform that focusses on global trends, operational efficiency and practical innovative applications as well as how market players can capitalise on business opportunities across the continent.
Our formats are unique. Our keynotes are genuine disruptors, innovators and thought leaders. Our content and topics are relevant, well-researched and at the cusp of global and regional trends. Year on year, African railway operators and their partners continue to attend the highlevel conference.
As many of them will attest, this is where they find solutions to their challenges. It’s where they form new and lucrative relationships & partnerships. And it’s where they source and invest in new railway solutions.
Our partners and solution providers are global leaders and innovators like you. Africa Rail is your once-a-year opportunity for you to meet and do business with new and existing customers.
It provides you with access into African railway markets that are traditionally difficult to penetrate. And most importantly, the show allows you to meet real buyers.
Combining our history with our passion for innovation, we are committed to bringing you a unique and forwardthinking event for you to promote your brand, generate new business and sales leads and spearhead the growth of your business.