Railtex 2013

30 April - 2 May 2013, Earls Court, London

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As the UK's leading rail event covering railway equipment, systems and services, Railtex is the industry's meeting place - where visitors and exhibitors alike see the latest technology in action, learn about new products/services and meet fellow industry professionals.

Railtex 2013 took place from Tuesday 30th April to Thursday 2nd May at Earls Court 2 in London. View the photos »

“There is no better place to gauge the confidence and optimism of an industry than a trade show like this. And with more than 400 exhibitors here this week, from large train manufacturers to small scale engineering and technology companies, I think Railtex 2013 is evidence of a thriving rail industry in this country”

Simon Burns MP, Minister of State for Transport, speaking at Railtex 2013 on 30th April.
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Railtex 2013 -
more than just an exhibition

The Track
Lengths of track in the hall where exhibitors can show their products in-situ and do live demonstrations. Read more »

Rail Media was proud to be a media partner for Railtex again. The Rail Engineer hosted the very popular technical seminar sessions in an open theatre on the show floor. The individual sessions were presented by exhibitors at Railtex and focussed on areas of topical significance for the rail industry. There were also three keynote addresses from senior industry figures. Read more »

Project Update Theatre
The latest developments in the major rail projects. Read more »

The Platform - an interactive discussion forum
The Platform is a new interactive discussion forum where a panel of industry experts lead various open discussions and invite audience participation. Read more »

Railtex is the ideal platform to see and network with the industry professionals that you need to meet. Specific events included the Networking Reception, Networking Area and the Railtex Awards Dinner.

Over 430 exhibitors and thousands of products were on display, demonstrating the very best in technology, equipment, systems and services for the rail market.

The Yard – new at Railtex 2013
Supported by The Rail Plant Association, The Yard enables suppliers of large plant machinery to display products which cannot usually be featured on their stand. Read more »

Railtex Awards – new at Railtex 2013
The Awards have been designed to recognise excellence within the organisations that exhibit at Railtex. Read more »

The Recruitment Wall
Helping exhibitors to meet their recruitment needs with the skills of over 9,000 visitors. RailwayPeople.com powered this year’s Recruitment Wall. Visitors to the exhibition were able to search exhibitor vacancies live to find their next career move. Read more »

Rail Alliance Hub
Members of the Rail Alliance showcased their products, services and innovations in a dedicated area of the exhibition. Read more »

For the first time, members of the Derby & Derbyshire Rail Forum formed a Hub area, where they exhibited alongside each other. Read more »

News & Features

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Exhibitors at Railtex 2013
Over 300 exhibitors are already signed up for Railtex, including Bombardier, Alstom, Siemens, Invensys Rail, Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems (UK)

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Investment Plans Boost Demand For Space At Railtex 2013
The upbeat mood of the railway supply industry in response to recent investment announcements is reflected in strong demand for stand space at next year’s Railtex exhibition in London.

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Railtex 2013 to host careers event
In a development intended to introduce engineering students and graduates to opportunities in the rail industry, Railtex ‘13 in cooperation with leading organisations in the sector will host a dedicated careers event during next year’s exhibition.

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The Yard – new at Railtex 2013
Supported by The Rail Plant Association, The Yard enables suppliers of large plant machinery to display products which cannot usually be featured on their stand.