Jaarbeurs Utrecht
The Netherlands

We would like to invite you to attend RailTech Europe 2017!

Pier Eringa
CEO ProRail

We hope to welcome you in Utrecht (The Netherlands) on 28-30 March for the 11th edition of RailTech Europe. The whole railway industry will come together at this event. RailTech Europe 2017 is reinventing itself. In addition to the expo, RailTech Europe 2017 offers a high-level international conference programme, a large workshop programme, career matchmaking between exhibitors and visitors, live (on-track) infrastructure demonstrations, train maintenance and rolling stock, exclusive side visits and many other new features.


RailTech Europe 2017 is going to be bigger than ever with broad support from the entire railway sector. The event is organized in cooperation with the Dutch Railways (NS), Dutch Infrastructure manager (ProRail) and railway associations: Holland Rail Industry, Railforum and The Royal Dutch Transport Federation (KNV). Over 7,500 international railway professionals are expected.

Partners RailTech Europe 2017:

Royal Dutch Transport Federation (Koninklijk Nederlands Vervoer)
Dutch Railways (Nederlandse Spoorwegen)
Holland Rail Industry (HRI)
ProRail (Dutch Railway infrastructure manager)

RailTech Europe 2017 Exhibition

RailTech Europe 2017 focusses on the future. In addition to the expo, a large and interesting free-of-charge workshop program also form part of RailTech Europe 2017 Exhibition. With career matchmaking between exhibitors and visitors, live (on-track) infrastructure demonstrations, train maintenance and rolling stock, exclusive side visits, Startup Fest and many other new features, RailTech Europe 2017 is bigger than ever.

RailTech Europe is the meeting place for the entire railway industry and has divided the sector into four areas of expertise: Infrastructure & Construction, Rolling Stock, Technologies & Information Systems, and Public Transport.

More information about RailTech Europe 2017 Exhibition.

RailTech Europe 2017 Conference

The RailTech Conference will address ERTMS, Digitalisation and Maintenance

Marieke van Gompel
Editor-in-Chief RailTech

RailTech Europe 2017 Conference provides an extensive platform and the most dynamic meeting place for the experts and professionals in this sector from all over the world to share the most impactful breakthroughs and most sophisticated and modern ideas on industry related infrastructure and potential fields of improvement.

The RailTech Europe 2017 Conference will explore the following three themes:

  • Day 1 – 28 March 2017: European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS)
  • Day 2 – 29 March 2017: Digitalisation in Railways
  • Day 3 – 30 March 2017: Maintenance of Infrastructure

Read more about the RailTech Europe 2017 Conference

RailTech Europe 2017 Innovation Awards

The best railway innovations will be awarded at RailTech Europe 2017

Frédérique van den Boomen
Project Manager

The latest railway innovations play a big role at RailTech Europe. There will be three Innovation Award-ceremonies during the Awards-dinner on 28 March 2017 at the Janskerk in Utrecht:

  • Innovation Award; best innovative product / service
  • Young Innovation Award; best innovative product / service by persons under the age of 30 years
  • Startup Award:  young company with the latest and most innovative development, product or service

More information about the RailTech Europe 2017 Innovation Awards

RailTech Career Event 2017

Looking for a job, a traineeship or an internship in the Dutch rail sector? Then visit the Career Event

Jasper Rodenhuis
RailTech Europe

The Rail Career Event 2017 is the career event for Dutch (young) professionals, starters and students looking for a job, a traineeship or an internship in the Dutch rail sector. Interested in participating?

The third edition of this event is on Wednesday 29th March at RailTech Europe 2017. Employers and young talent will get in touch with each other during this event, full with workshops, matchmaking, networking, meeting rooms, CEO-talks and pitches.

Also people who are seeking a job in the rail sector get professional help and advice with their CV and how to proceed to a job interview. The Rail Career Event at RailTech Europe 2017 will be a promising start for a lot of careers in the railway sector.

For more information, please visit the RailTech Career Event

RailTech Europe 2017 Railfreight Square

jasperpasfotoInterested to meet rail freight orientated visitors? Exhibit at the Rail Freight Square!

Jasper Rodenhuis
Sales Manager

During RailTech Europe 2017 we facilitate a dedicated Rail Freight Square for organizations active in the rail cargo industry. There is about 1,500 m2 floorspace available, consisting of different booth types. In cooperation with among others branch organization Rail Cargo information Netherlands we will offer tailormade workshops in the dedicated Rail Freight Square workshop space.

Rail freight networking drink

On Thursday 30th of March 2017 we will organize the rail freight networking drink. This drink will take place at the Rail Freight Square exhibition floor.

Interested in exhibiting at the Rail Freight Square?

Interested to bring your message to several hundreds of rail freight orientated visitors? Feel free to download the RailTech Europe 2017 exhibition brochure. Do you have any special wishes, please let us know.

For more information, please visit the Rail Freight Square

RailTech Startup Fest

Are you a startup in the railway sector? Then we are looking for you!

Kristi Seaby
Sales Manager

Startup Brochure

Postition yourself as a driver of innovation; join the RailTech Startup FEST. Much more than a mere exhibition stand, RailTech Startup FEST, offers a marketplace of innovation in the rail industry with pitches, networking and jury-feedback. This matchmaking platform will bring together thriving startup companies, industry stakeholders, and investors at RailTech 2017.

The rail industry needs young companies to modernise processes and help to ensure safer and more effective railways in the 21st century. And maybe you want to show the industry your startup has the potential to disrupt the rail market as we know it. At the RailTech Startup FEST you can network with rail infrastructure managers and train operating companies, meet potential investors, 7,500+ engineers, buyers and railway specialists.

Read more about the RailTech Startup FEST

RailTech Europe 2017 Workshops

Attend several interesting workshops that are taking place during RailTech Europe 2017

Inge Jacobs
Editor RailTech.com

During RailTech Europe 2017, there will be several interesting workshops taking place, which will explore important topics related to the railway industry. These workshops can be attended by all the visitors of RailTech Europe 2017.

The three days will focus on the three key themes:

  • Day 1 – 28 March 2017: Innovation day with pitches for the Innovation and start-up awards
  • Day 2 – 29 March 2017: How to have a career in the rail sector?
  • Day 3 – 30 March 2017: Rail freight and Public Transport

Read more about the workshops

Venue Jaarbeurs Utrecht

‘Jaarbeurs is located next to the Utrecht Central Station, which makes it easily accessible by train.‘

Manouk Brouwers, event manager

The multifunctional Jaarbeurs venue in Utrecht, the Netherlands has an extensive infrastructure and well-equipped halls for RailTech Europe, especially for the placement of large vehicles and equipment. Jaarbeurs is located in the centre of Utrecht, right next to the Central Station and within walking distance of the historical city centre. It is also easily reachable by train for international visitors flying in from Amsterdam.

Impression RailTech EXPO 2015

“It is important for the rail industry to see which new innovations there are at the moment” – Exhibitor RailTech 2015

Have a look at the photo impression of RailTech 2015:

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We are looking forward to meeting you in Utrecht, between 28-30 March 2017!