SmartRail World Specialist Organiser of Rail and Metro Technology Events
The rail industry is in the midst of an exciting evolution, with technology now playing a key role in creating safe and sustainable rail networks. SmartRail World is dedicated to driving innovation and supporting the industry to meet evolving challenges through our news portal and global events.
Visit the Smart Rail World website to find out how we can help you with your objectives; whether you’re looking to break into a new market, meet new clients or learn the latest practices in the industry, we are here to cater to your needs.
Our events take place across the Europe and North America throughout the year focusing on the most important aspects of rail and metro technology.
SmartRail Europe: 5-6 April 2017, Amsterdam
SmartRail Europe is the annual gathering of railway infrastructure managers, train operating companies, system and data integrators and technology suppliers coming together to build the digital railway of the future.
This year, with C-level speakers from the likes of Norwegian State Railways, Trenitalia, Etihad Rail DB, NS, Prasarana Malaysia and more than 45 speakers from around the world, SmartRail Europe represents the best opportunity for learning and networking within the rail innovation community.
SafeRail Congress: 11-12 April 2017, Washington D.C.
The SafeRail Congress is the dedicated congress for all stakeholders involved in operational safety, digital and physical security on the North American freight and transit railroad network.
With C-Level speakers from the top railroads and transit agencies in North America, such as Metrolink SCRRA, MTA Maryland, CSX, MTA Metro North Railroad, and with diverse organisations such as Uber and NSA also speaking, this is the place to learn and network for safety and security professionals working on the US rail network.
SmartTransit USA: 26-27 October 2017, Baltimore
The SmartTransit Congress is the only dedicated strategic technology conference for North American bus, rail, and metro transit agencies of all sizes, and focuses on how technology is integral to delivering a safe, reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable public transportation network for the benefit of communities.
This year the show will focus on:
- Assets, networks and safety
- Ridership and mobility
SmartMetro: 6-8 November 2017, Paris
SmartMetro is the perfect platform for engaging with global metro operators on how technology can solve the key issues affecting the urban transport today, from signalling and safety to the digital passenger. Join your colleagues at the conference to share knowledge and make deeper business connections.
Products and Services
SafeRail Incorporating the Sixth Annual PTC World Congress
SafeRail is a holistic safety and security showcase for operators wanting to effect a business-wide culture of rail safety, and promote a positive public perception of their business.
SmartMetro Incorporating the 7th Annual CBTC World Congress
SmartMetro allows transport leaders, innovators and specialists to share their best practices, uncover new solutions and put CBTC at the heart of SmartMetro systems.
SmartRail Asia is the largest free-to-attend exhibition for the rail technology industry in the South East Asian region.
SmartRail Eurasia is a dedicated congress looking at technology deployment and project management for Eurasian railways and metros.
SmartRail Europe is the place to learn about the latest innovations in European rail.
SmartTransit USA is the definitive transit technology show for North America with more than 50 senior-level speakers from transit agencies, the government and industry suppliers.
Keeping Pace with the Demands of the Digital Passenger
SmartRail World's latest digital magazine includes articles on a range of topics, including five key technology trends shaping the journey for railway passengers, how innovative gamification is aiming to boost ridership in Italy, and the introduction of nationwide e-tickets in Germany.
Putting Public Transport at the Heart of Tomorrow’s Smart Cities
This white paper download is the latest e-Book from the team at SmartRail World.
Innovative IT for Improved Rail Performance: A User’s Guide
The technological developments we have seen in rail and metro over recent years are impressive but it's perhaps the pace of change that is so crucial.
Eurasian Rail and Metro: Seizing the Opportunity
A new era is dawning for rail and metro in Eurasia. The region's rapidly emerging economies are increasingly look towards rail rather than road or air to transport people and cargo.
Building the Digital Transport Network of the Future
You will be travelling at high-speed having scanned a ticket that's been synced with your Apple Watch. A pad on the arm of your seat will be charging your smartphone, and whilst the 6G connection allows you a seamless connection to the office, you order a snack to be delivered straight to your seat via an App.
Perspectives on US Rail: Opportunities and Challenges
Last year, 2014, saw the highest rate of transit ridership in the USA for 58 years, with a total of 10.8bn trips taken across the year.
As the rail and transit sector becomes increasingly reliant on interconnected digital systems to run its operations and with recent events such as San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority's ransomware attack, it is vital that each organisation not only addresses its cyber security but also works with industry to keep their operations and their customers safe.Read more
SmartRail Europe is the annual show this April in Amsterdam for railway infrastructure managers, train operating companies, system and data integrators and technology suppliers to come together and create the digital railway of the future.Read more
The SmartRail Europe Innovation Awards 2016, a continent-wide search for the best new product and project, has announced its shortlist following an extensive judging process from a panel representing a cross-section of the European rail industry.Read more
The recent release of the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) annual Most Wanted list has once again shone a spotlight upon rail safety in the US.Read more
The rapidly evolving business of delivering metro networks to global cities is to be the focus of three days of expert insight, practical case studies, high-level discussion, interactive workshops and networking at SmartMetro in Copenhagen, Denmark on 3-5th November 2015.Read more
A host of metro experts from across the world are confirmed as speaking at SmartMetro and leading three days of expert insight, practical case studies, detailed discussion and interactive workshops in Copenhagen, Denmark on 3rd -5th November 2015.Read more
The SmartRail USA Innovation Awards, a nationwide search for the best new products and projects, has announced its shortlist following an extensive judging process from a panel representing a cross-section of the North American rail industry. The awards have two categories focusing on products and projects.Read more