"The event is the perfect platform to explore new technologies, strategise with the industry’s leading figures and connect with the disruptors shaping the future of transport."
Federal Transport Authority
"A very successful event; we made lots of new contacts. We plan to be back!”"
CEO, Virgin Hyperloop One
What is Middle East Rail?
The exhibition is where the testing, networking and product interaction happens. With leading rail solution providers showcasing what’s new at the exhibition, this is your chance to ask questions, compare suppliers and evaluate what’s best for you. So whether you’re looking for new connections or progressive thinking, join us.
The conference acts as the leading platform for high-level rail leaders to engage with the community and to tackle the biggest challenges in the industry. From modernising legacy networks, to building transport corridors of the future, upgrading signalling and telecommunications systems, and financing new networks; the Middle East Rail conference has it all.
200 speakers, including international experts, regional ministries and CEOs of rail operators. Middle East Rail features the biggest speakers in the industry. This conference comprises of inspirational keynotes and pioneering experts already changing the industry. Come learn about the latest developments, innovations and investment opportunities.
No other railway event creates a show entirely around making sure you meet the right people to grow your business. We attract the most senior representatives from governments, operators, contractors, technology providers and consultants from across the Middle East, North Africa, the Indian Subcontinent and Central Asia and have built hours of networking into the agenda.
"We had some excellent meetings. The quality of attendees is exceptionally high."
Project Manager in Overseas Business Division, CRRC
Bashar Al Malik, CEO, Saudi Railway Company
Bashar AlMalik is the CEO of the Saudi Railway Company (SAR). Before Joining SAR, he was the Vice President of the Saudi Railway Organization (SRO). AlMalik holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, a Master’s degree in Construction Management and a PhD in Geotechnical & Transportation...
Amr Abdelsalam Shaat, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transport Egypt
Dr. Amr Shaat is the deputy minister of transport for railways and tunnels since Feb. 2017.Dr. Shaat is leading the major rehabilitation program for the Egyptian National Railways (ENR) such as the modernization of the signalling system along 1000 km of the railway network as well as the major...
Gamal Alshami, Vice Chairman of Fright Sector, Egyptian National Railways
Eng. GAMAL ELSHAMY, was born in Zagazig city, Sharkia governorate, married and has 4 sons, having the bachelor of Engineering form Zagazig University in 1985, his last positions was the director of Operation Management in ENR, then the Vice chairman of Infrastructure, and currently, the Vice...
Steve Severance, Head Of Programme Management, Masdar
Steve Severance leads the Program Management and Marketing for Masdar City, a low-carbon sustainable city and clean-technology cluster in Abu Dhabi. He oversees numerous projects to ensure they meet program baselines that balance sustainability and economic requirements, as well as program controls ...