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13 – 15 May 2025
NEC, Birmingham

Railtex, the International Exhibition of Railway Equipment, Systems & Services, will take place from 13 – 15 May 2025 at the NEC, Birmingham.

Renowned as the leading one-stop-shop event for the entire railway industry in the UK, Railtex brings together all rail professionals from various sectors.

The exhibition serves as a forum for attendees to discuss all aspects of infrastructure, technological innovations, digitalisation, safety, and sustainability across the entire rail supply chain.

Exhibition Profile

Railtex covers all aspects of railway technology and provides a showcase for manufacturers in the major fields of rolling stock technology, track and infrastructure and signalling and communications. The exhibition also serves as a shop window for suppliers of the many other specialised products essential to the efficient and safe operation of railway and public transport systems. Among these are vehicle maintenance equipment, fare collection systems, rolling stock leasing, electronics for rail applications and cable technology.

More than 180 categories of products & services will be represented at the event. If you supply products & services in any of the following areas, then exhibiting at Railtex 2023 should be part of your marketing plan:

  • Rolling Stock 
  • Railway Civil Engineering 
  • Track Design, Supply & Construction 
  • Track & Infrastructure Maintenance 
  • Electrification 
  • Signalling & Communications 
  • Depot & Workshop Equipment & Services 
  • Plant & Equipment 
  • Safety & Security Systems 
  • Electrical products & Equipment 
  • Measurement, Monitoring & Testing Systems 
  • Information Technology 
  • Station Equipment & Passenger Technology 
  • Human resources & Occupational Health 
  • Consultancy & Specialised Services 

There is even more to it!

An extensive supporting programme

The extensive supporting programme will provide valuable insights into future trends in railway technology and will feature a broad range of topics and sessions to address key challenges and opportunities facing the rail industry in the coming years.

On-Track Display: an established and successful feature

Placed in the hall, one length of track will be used by exhibitors to display and demonstrate tools and equipment in an authentic rail setting. There is no better way to experience a product than to see how it sits and operates on track as it would in the field.

This was Railtex 2023

From 9 – 11 May 2023, over 2,600 trade visitors came to Birmingham to discover the latest innovations, products, and services from all areas of railway technology. This is a 17 % increase in visitor numbers compared to the previous event in 2022.

As the showcase event for the rail industry, Railtex 2023 welcomed 160 exhibitors from 19 countries representing the complete spectrum of the rail industry.

2600 trade visitors
160 exhibitors
3 days
25 conference sessions
It's actually breathtaking.

Darren Caplan,
Chief-Executive, Railway Industry Association

Thinking about exhibiting?

Don't miss out and promote your company’s innovative products and services by exhibiting at the UK’s leading rail exhibition!

Why should you visit?

You will be able to discover modern solutions for railway application and get insights into the latest technologies and products.

Looking for press material?

Members of the press can find the latest press releases, show logos, photos and press contacts on our dedicated Railtex press hub.

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