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Press Releases

Press releases are listed in chronological order and can be downloaded as PDF files.

19 April 2017
RAIL DEVELOPMENT GROUP’S PAUL PLUMMER TO OPEN RAILTEX
Paul Plummer, Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group, will now formally open Railtex 2017 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on 9 May. He has kindly agreed to take on this role following the withdrawal of Rail Minister Paul Maynard MP due to the recent announcement of a June general election. Parliamentary protocol restricts the activities of ministers and civil servants during the pre-election ‘purdah’ period.

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06 March 2017
Railtex 2017 - outstanding keynotes and exhibitors
The number of exhibitors taking part in the show continues to grow. By mid-February the figure had surpassed 400. And with participating companies covering all sectors of the supply chain – from the best known names serving the UK market to the smallest specialist firms – the event offers something of interest for everyone. Check the Railtex website at www.railtex.co.uk to see an up to date list of exhibitors.

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11 February 2017
Railtex on track for the NEC
Railtex, the UK’s leading exhibition of railway technology, products and services, takes place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham from 9 to 11 May. This will be thirteenth of these popular and successful industry events.

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15 January 2017
Rail Minister to open rail show
Railtex organisers Mack Brooks Exhibitions are pleased to confirm that Rail Minister Paul Maynard MP has kindly agreed to open this year’s show, which takes place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham from 9 to 11 May.

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24 November 2016
MORE RAIL INVESTMENT BOOSTS SUPPLY SECTOR PROSPECTS
A review of the Autumn Budget and the current UK rail market situation

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12 August 2016
Industry support for Railtex reflects market confidence
Continuing confidence in the strength of the UK’s rail market is underlined by the high level of industry support already shown for Railtex 2017, which takes place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham from 9 to 11 May next year.

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15 April 2016
Dates and venue announced for Railtex 2017
The National Exhibition Centre at Birmingham will host Railtex 2017 from 9 to 11 May next year. Set against a background of continuing high levels of investment in the UK in both railway infrastructure and rolling stock fleets, the show will again be the all-encompassing showcase for technological innovation across all sectors of the supply market.

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19 May 2015
12th edition of Railtex delivers the strongest ever UK rail event
The biggest Railtex for over 10 years welcomed 10,151 railway industry professionals over three days at the NEC, Birmingham, last week. 468 of the rail industry’s leading suppliers displayed the latest railway technology, equipment and innovations, during what was regarded as the most effective Railtex for years.

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Press Information

Representatives of the press and other transport media are very welcome at Railtex.

Pre-registration for members of the press is not required. On arrival at Railtex, please go to the Press registration desk, show your press ID and you will be issued with a Press badge and given free entry to Railtex.

Press Contact

Ken Harris
Tel: +44 (0)1727 814 400
Fax: +44 (0)1727 814 401
ken.harris@mackbrooks.co.uk

Publication Stand

Contra arrangements can be organised between relevant publications and Railtex. This enables publications to be represented at the event without taking an exhibition stand.

The Publication Stand is a popular and proven feature at our rail exhibitions. For exhibitors and visitors, particularly overseas companies, it is the central point to obtain a free copy of a publication, which can then lead to new subscriptions and/or advertising sales.

To discuss contra arrangements and participation in the Publication Stand, please contact Kirsten Whitehouse
kirsten.whitehouse@mackbrooks.co.uk

Railtex 2017 Logo

The Railtex 2017 logo is available in the formats listed below. Please click on the relevant link to download the required format.

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Cooperation agreements on railway research and education were signed by CSR Sifang of China and three British universities
Network Rail chairman Richard Parry-Jones toured Railtex after formally opening the show
Railtex provided a great showcase for developments in rail technology, as seen here on the telent stand
An outline of supplier opportunities in Hong Kong by Steve Griffin of MTR Corporation drew a large audience
Chinese train builders CNR Corporation and CSR Sifang took part in Railtex for the first time
The popular Networking Reception concluded a successful first day at the show
Hardware on display included this platform rail trailer from Chieftain Trailers
Terence Watson, co-chairman of the Rail Supply Group, detailed the challenges and opportunities facing the industry's supply chain in the UK
More than 250 people enjoyed the Railtex Awards dinner
TV game show host and actor Roy Walker made the presentations at the Railtex Awards dinner
Tata Steel sponsored The Track feature
Rolls Royce subsidiary MTU featured innovative propulsion technology
Displayed on the Hitachi Rail Europe stand was a model of the Class 800/801 IEP train it is building in the UK

Media Partners

Rail Media

Rail Media

Rail Media keeps the industry connected with the latest products, developments and projects. Whether it be through one of our magazines, attending one of our many events where our events team connect like-minded professionals or utilising our recruitment services that help companies connect with the ideal candidates.

:: News ::
RailStaff - Trade Magazine for the UK Rail Industry
Rail Engineer - Technical Engineering Magazine for the UK Rail Industry
Global Rail News - Global Rail News Website

:: Events ::
Rail Summits - A series of specialist Rail conferences
Rail Exec - A series of networking events
RailStaff Awards - Saying thank you to the people who keep the rail industry moving
Rail Live - The largest outdoor event in the rail industry

:: Recruitment ::
RailwayPeople.com helps the UK Rail Industry find people
Global Rail Jobs helps the Global Rail Industry find people

...and we offer a bunch of services, just find one us at Railtex and ask.

For more information visit www.rail-media.com/


Railway Gazette International

Railway Gazette International

The leading business journal for the global rail industry, Railway Gazette International is read by transport professionals and decision makers in more than 140 countries.

Published monthly, the magazine contains in depth technical, commercial and geographical articles, many written by senior figures within the rail industry.  The articles are complemented by industry-focused news and high-quality analysis, complied by an expert team of professional journalists specialising in the rail sector.  Analysis goes behind the headline news to explain what you really need to know.  Innovations brings you the latest products and services for the rail industry.  Inside Industry looks at mergers, acquisitions, financial results and other news from the supply sector.

For more information visit www.railwaygazette.com


Supporting Media Organisations

Modern Railways

Modern Railways

Established in 1962, Modern Railways is the longest running UK rail industry journal, providing essential reading across the spectrum from traction and rolling stock to signalling and infrastructure. We also publish our annual directory, The Modern Railway, which providing a comprehensive listing of over 2,500 companies and offers an overview of all key areas within the industry and of major developments during the previous year, as well as looking ahead to the coming 12 months. Modern Railways Insight, launched in 2015, is a new online product targeted at rail industry professionals, combined a comprehensive industry directory with regular news updates. Please visit stand N60 at Railtex for a demonstration of what Modern Railways Insight can offer.

For more information visit www.modern-railways.com


International Railway Journal

International Railway Journal

IRJ – The World’s railway magazine
International Railway Journal – IRJ – was launched in 1960 as the world’s first magazine. Over half a century later, IRJ maintains its position as the world’s brightest and best international railway magazine.
With an average qualified circulation of 10,459 rail professionals. 90.5% of our qualified circulation is requested. With impartial coverage, superior design, expert editorial team, and high-value readership, no other global railway magazine comes close.
IRJ’s industry-leading website carries the most up-to-date news of any international railway publication, the site’s channel structure takes readers to the topics which are most relevant to them.
In 2016 IRJ launched IRJ Pro, an online data service which keeps subscribers up-to-date on market developments in rolling stock and new railway construction.

For more information visit www.railjournal.com/


European Railway Review

European Railway Review

European Railway Review is a bi-monthly technical journal for the European rail industry covering topics including infrastructure, rolling stock, track maintenance, GSM-R and permanent way machinery

Designed to address new technologies and developments within this highly important and rapidly increasing industry, European Railway Review is the leading bi-monthly technical journal for the European rail industry and essential reading for anyone involved in the European railway business.  Every issue offers a high level of individual technical and business contributions from Europe's leading rail industry specialists.

Our readers are kept-up-to-date with new developments and projects within the dynamic European rail environment, covering article topics that impact this sector, including infrastructure, rolling stock, track maintenance, GSM-R and permanent way machinery.  Here at European Railway Review we pride ourselves on our editorial integrity.  This means we attract the leading industry experts to write on subjects that our readers need to know about.  Plus we have the knowledge of our respected Editorial Board containing nine leading industry peers.  ABC audited, European Railway Review is regularly distributed to 11,500 readers throughout Europe.

 

For more information visit www.europeanrailwayreview.com


Rail Technology Magazine

Rail Technology Magazine

RTM – Britain’s rail industry media leader – uniquely and directly targets and engages those responsible for running and developing the UK rail industry, through exclusive and thought-provoking news, analysis, reports and updates on all aspects of the UK rail industry. RTM is the only magazine to have the full attention of the leaders, decision-makers and professionals across this important sector.

Our team of expert journalists and cross-industry editorial board places RTM at the forefront of the innovation happening in rail every day, offering readers and those attending RTM’s first class events a true insight into the challenges and opportunities they face, while simultaneously offering independent analysis on a wide range of solutions developed and utilised by a truly innovative, efficient and vibrant industry.

RTM increases your brand’s visibility and extends its reach to the rail industry’s most influential audience – which is also your target market!

For more information visit www.railtechnologymagazine.com


Railway Strategies

Railway Strategies

Railway Strategies is a publication designed to address the latest issues in the rail sector, both nationally and internationally, and can be accessed here on the Railway Strategies website or in full digital and print magazine formats.
Practical and factual, engaging and challenging, Railway Strategies is an information packed resource for senior rail industry executives. Within its pages we explore and report on the issues that face the industry today, and present the latest developments and achievements as they unfold.
Our aim is to share the latest ideas, innovations, strategies and best practice from all disciplines in the sector. This runs alongside a continuously updated selection of case studies of prominent and successful companies from different sectors of the industry, which provide real world examples of how these ideas are put into practice.

For more information visit www.railway-strategies.com/


Rail Construction News

Rail Construction News

Published bi-monthly by Roma Publications, Rail Construction News is a subscription-based publication, showcasing a varied collection of rail-based construction projects throughout the UK and abroad. Launched in February 2014, the full-colour, 50+ page, glossy magazine is available in both print and digital editions and brings all the latest developments in the rail sector to more than 18,000 subscribers.
Past projects featured in Rail Construction News include the redevelopment of Birmingham New Street Station, the Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP), the Brenner Base Tunnel scheme and Reading Station redevelopment, amongst others. In addition, Rail Construction News regularly features work undertaken as part of the Crossrail project, including significant milestones.
For more information about Rail Construction News or sister publications Premier Hospitality, Premier Construction and Premier Retail, please visit: www.premierconstructionnews.com.
Alternatively, for all the latest news and updates, follow Premier Hospitality on Twitter: @PCbyRoma

For more information visit www.premierconstructionnews.com


Rail Professional

Rail Professional

For over 20 years Rail Professional has delivered thought provoking, in-depth analysis of the rail sector

What sets us apart?

•  Focused and dynamic - the only monthly magazine dedicated to managers in the rail sector.
•  The industry number one for display advertising, delivering readers with real buying power.
•  The established market-leader for recruitment advertising at executive and managerial levels, both in print and online.
•  Delivered to 22,000 readers, including members of the Institution of Railway Operators.

Readership profile
Rail Professional is received by directors and managers in every company operating in the rail industry in all sectors – financial, commercial, purchasing, engineering and general management. The breakdown reveals the magazine’s strong management profile – 59 per cent of readers are managers or board-level executives. Even those who are not managers themselves are primarily advisers, consultants or professionals in a strong position to influence thinking and purchases.

For more information visit www.railpro.co.uk/


Railway Pro

Railway Pro

Railway Pro Communication Platform is the most effective communication tool of the railway business environment, tailored for the specific needs of railway professionals and investors in order to provide them with the latest business opportunities existing on the market.

The emphasis is put on the international railway commercial sector, our dedicated readers having access to information related to the latest technologies available, ongoing and future projects as well as being a strategic source of knowledge for companies interested in identifying business partners.


Railway Pro Magazine, is the foremost international monthly publication that offers its readers from 140 countries the latest and most valuable news, covering all aspects of the railway industry. Available in print as well as online, we keep our readers constantly informed, even when they are on the move. Besides the attractive advertising solutions that deliver the desired results, the magazine also provides the possibility to promote your company and address the railway business community directly, through interviews and advertorials.

Find out more about our products and services at: www.railwaypro.com

For advertising contact us:
T. +44 131 618 9828
E. marketing@railwaypro.com

For more information visit www.railwaypro.com/wp/


bahn manager magazine

bahn manager magazine

Analyses, reports, specialised articles - the bahn manager magazine is the modern business magazine of the railway industry with an edition of 10,000 copies. Apart from the presentation of innovative companies from the fields of industry, logistics and transportation the bahn manager magazine extensively reports on the developments of the companies. Regular interviews with decision makers, news on the latest trends in the fields of logistics, research, technology, economy and transportation policies as well as excurses concerning the history of railway transportation are all aimed towards experienced readers as well as interested laities.

For more information visit www.bahn-manager.de


RailwayTurkey Suppliers Magazine

RailwayTurkey Suppliers Magazine

RailwayTurkey Suppliers Magazine is published five times in a year (English + Turkish). It is published as 3000 copies. 1000 copies are delivered to recipients in Turkey, while the remaining 2000 copies are sent to overseas countries. RailwayTurkey Suppliers Magazine covers in each issue the new projects and new tenders in Turkey as well as activities of the companies investing in the railway sector. It also presents news and highlights about foreign companies desiring to sell products and systems in the Turkish market.

Aiming to highlight the manufacturing and investment activities in the Turkish railway industry, our magazine also covers other projects from across the world.

The magazine is published bilingually in Turkish and English and is circulated free of charge to the head offices and purchasing departments of related corporations both in Turkey and abroad.

Publishing a magazine in Turkish-English has contributed greatly to the railway sector in Turkey, as the magazine includes information about the needs of the public and private sector from the manufacturing sector and announces their projects in the local and global market. In addition to investment news, the magazine covers product news, interviews and adverts. Advertising companies are entitled to publish their interviews and adverts free of charge.

For more information visit www.railwayturkey.com


Professional Engineering (PE)

Professional Engineering (PE)

The voice of the engineering profession, Professional Engineering (PE) provides business intelligence, analysis and interviews, to help engineers make more informed buying decisions.
PE has an audited ABC Circulation of 59,877 readers per month who are members of the IMechE – the Institution of Mechanical Engineers – this means every magazine is requested, audited and there’s no wastage on your marketing spend.
PE magazine, the website – www.imeche.org/news – and the innovative digital version for tablets and smart phones, provide valuable content in important areas like Aerospace, Automotive, Building, Energy, Manufacturing, Medical, Power, Oil & Gas and Rail & Construction.

For more information visit www.imeche.org/news


Privatbahn Magazin

Privatbahn Magazin

The Privatbahn Magazin reports on trends and developments of the railway industry. Permanent categories are: Railway companies, technology, research, logistics, international issues and career.
Backgrounds, reportages, analyses – the Privatbahn Magazin (PriMa) is the modern business magazine of the railway industry on the way to the logistics-era. Apart from the presentation of innovative companies from the fields of industry, logistics and transportation the Privatbahn Magazin extensively reports on the developments of the carrier ‘railway’.
Regular interviews with decision makers, news on the latest trends in the fields of logistics, research, technology, economy and transportation policies as well as excurses concerning the history of railway transportation are all aimed towards experienced readers as well as interested laities.
Visit us at www.privatbahn-magazin.de and www.facebook.com/PrivatbahnMagazin

For more information visit www.privatbahn-magazin.de


Rail Analysis

Rail Analysis

Rail Analysis is a platform focused on the Railway Industry of India.

It provides the latest news and updates on Indian projects for international companies to connect with each other and collaborate for projects in India along with information and analysis on railway projects in India , projects , transactions and their latest update in India.

By using our platform, companies with an actual or potential interest of doing business in Indian Rail sector will be able to reach their business targets and goals with specific attention to the end user who can take the decision and / or influence the policy decision for roll out of various products / services within the system. You can also strengthen your chances of identifying your potential associates / partners for any JVs/SPVs for doing business in India.

Presently, we are seeking partners from across the globe for collaborating in Railways .

For partnering and project possibilities , please email us at projects@railanalysis.com or visit us at www.railanalysis.com .

For more information visit www.railanalysis.com


Raport Kolejowy | Railway Report

Raport Kolejowy | Railway Report

Railway Report (Raport Kolejowy) is the leading Polish railway magazine. It contains interviews, opinions and reports on fairs, conferences and meetings. Raport Kolejowy is widely recognized in the industry, its basic task is to support the promotion and development of the Polish railway transport. The magazine is addressed to all those professionally related to the railway transport market. The magazine is being issued 6 times a year with a circulation of 5000 copies for every issue.
Railway Raport is published by the Polish Chamber of Railway.

 

For more information visit www.raportkolejowy.pl


E&T

E&T

E&T is the IET's award-winning monthly magazine and associated website for professional engineers, with a circulation of approximately 140,000. It covers all areas of engineering and technology through exclusive news, features, analysis, announcements and job adverts.
The scope of E&T’s coverage is very broad and is aimed at professionals working in all areas of engineering and technology, including the key industry sectors of the built environment, design and production, energy, information and communications and transport.
Its award-winning content is available in print, online and on tablet computers for iOS, Android and Kindle. Members can access the tablet editions free of charge. Single issues or an annual subscription can be purchased by non-IET members from the relevant app stores.
E&T is published by the IET for its members through the wholly owned subsidiary IET Services. The magazine is editorially independent of the Institution and the views expressed in it do not necessarily reflect those of its editors or publishers.
More information on how to contact the editors, advertise in E&T or subscribe to the magazine is available on this website.

For more information visit https://eandt.theiet.org/


Railway-News

Railway-News

Railway-News brings you the latest rail news and leading railway suppliers from around the world.
Our website is updated daily with the most important news stories and developments in the rail industry. In addition, we have a weekly newsletter so you can get all the vital updates straight into your inbox.
We also publish a quarterly magazine that is filled with articles from our own writers and key figures in the industry to provide you with a broad spectrum of views.
The idea behind Railway-News is simple. We are passionate about rail as a mode of transport and are dedicated to promoting businesses who work in the sector, greatly increasing their exposure. At the same time our hard-working editorial team bring you in-depth features and interviews so that Railway-News can be your one stop shop for news on the rail industry!

For more information visit www.railway-news.com


Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering was launched in 1961 and over the last half century, the magazine has evolved and grown with the market sector. It continues to be the leading journal in its field. The magazine is the only one of its kind that offers complete coverage of all the sectors involved in the purchasing and specifying of electrical equipment.

Electrical Engineering’s editorial content consists of a mix of news, feature articles, application stories and new product items. Features include: Rail Industry Focus, Cabling & Cable Management, Surge & Circuit Protection and many more.

The magazine is ABC audited and read by engineers, managers and senior executives who have a purchasing and specifying responsibility for electrical products and equipment for use in commercial and industrial applications.

For advertising opportunities please contact John Jennings on 01622 699 118 or JJennings@datateam.co.uk

For more information visit www.connectingindustry.com/ElectricalEngineering/


Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine

Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine

Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine, abbreviated to MEM, is a leading UK engineering magazine and manufacturing news source, covering a wide assortment of industry news sectors such as: contract manufacturing, 3D printing, structural and civil engineering, automotive manufacturing, aerospace engineering, marine engineering, rail engineering, industrial engineering, CAD and schematic designs.

Incorporating all aspects of the engineering sector, Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine is a keen champion of innovation and technological advancement across all levels of the manufacturing chain, as well as in the methodologies applied to engineering disciplines. Not only highlighting the overarching engineering news topics, the magazine also highlights other, more specific areas such as: transport news, construction news, infrastructure news, healthcare news, pharmaceutical news, manufacturing news, technology news and even news pertaining to consumer goods.

For more information visit www.memuk.org


topEngineer

topEngineer

topEngineer is the world’s largest engineering job search engine, listing over 25,000 live roles each week. We also provide jobseekers with access to industry news, training courses and events – making topEngineer the “one-stop-shop” for all of your job-hunting needs.

For more information visit www.topengineer.com/


FastFixTechnology.com

FastFixTechnology.com

A platform for designers and engineers searching for the latest fastening developments and joining solutions.
Through case studies, technical articles and news from leading joining technology suppliers and experts, the website reinforces the critical value of integrating fastening technologies in the design process and adopting their intelligent use for in place cost reductions , continuous product improvements, as well as safety and performance enhancements.

Your banner on www.fastfixtechnology.com

For more information visit www.fastfixtechnology.com/fastener-news/rail/


CIE Online

CIE Online

Published by Specialist Media, CIE with its distinctive look and editorial, provides the electronics industry with in-depth coverage of the latest market trends, devices and technological developments and is essential reading for design engineers, specifiers and buyers. Published 10 times a year CIE is also available in a digital format  as is the annual distributor directory, the ultimate in product procurement. The distributor directory is the comprehensive source for electronic components, with detailed information on distributors, the manufacturers represented and the products and services provided.

For more information visit www.cieonline.co.uk


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