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SmartRail World Specialist Organiser of Rail and Metro Technology Events

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The SmartRail Congress 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.

Featuring more than 80 speakers from global railway operators and infrastructure managers, SmartRail represents the best opportunity for learning and networking within the rail innovation community.

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.

Our events take place across Europe and North America throughout the year focusing on the most important aspects of rail and metro technology.

Transport Security and Safety Expo: 11-12 June 2018

The only event of its kind to provide a platform for transport operators across all verticals, government officials and suppliers to address current concerns, share best practice and build long-lasting business connections.

The show hosts presentations and discussion streams with C-level and director-level operator speakers from aviation, road, rail, transit, maritime and border control.

Alongside these content streams, Transport Security and Safety Expo is also host to a large-scale exhibition which will display the latest solutions alongside the most innovative security and safety suppliers working today.

SafeRail Congress: 11-12 June 2018

The SafeRail Congress is dedicated 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, this is the place to learn and network for safety and security professionals working on the US rail network.

SmartTransit USA: 23-24 October 2018

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.

SmartMetro and CBTC World Congress: 5-7 November 2018

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.

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Improve Collaboration to Overcome Cyber-Attack Security Issues, Says Security Leaders

One of the keys to averting cyber-attacks on critical transportation infrastructure such as 2016’s ransomware attack on San Francisco’s transit network, lies in industry-wide collaboration, according to security experts working for some of North America’s most well-known transit organisations.

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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.

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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.

10 February 2017

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.

14 July 2016

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.

1 April 2016

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.

22 January 2016

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.

24 September 2015

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.

17 September 2015

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Press Release

22 February 2018

One of the keys to averting cyber-attacks on critical transportation infrastructure such as 2016’s ransomware attack on San Francisco’s transit network, lies in industry-wide collaboration, according to security experts working for some of North America’s most well-known transit organisations.

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27 February 2017

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.

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21 February 2017

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.

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1 April 2016

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.

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20 January 2016

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.

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11 September 2015

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.

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20 August 2015

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.

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21 July 2015

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.

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