• Special edition of Railway Supply magazine
  • Participate in a wide range of international railway exhibitions on the pages of our magazine!
  • More than 10 events related to railway infrastructure, equipment and rolling stock!
  • Europe, Asia-Pasific region, Africa, Central Asia
  • 3000 copies, two languages: English and Russian
  • Спецвыпуск журнала «Railway Supply»
  • Принимайте участие в международных железнодорожных выставках на страницах нашего журнала!
  • Более 10 международных выставок железнодорожной инфраструктуры, оборудования и подвижного состава.
  • Европа, Азиатско-Тихоокеанский регион, Центральная Азия
  • 3000 экземпляров, два языка: Английский и Русский

Декабрь 1, 2018

Rail India Conference & Expo 2018 wraps up successfully discussing the development and way forward in Indian Rail Industry

Rail India Conference & Expo 2018 wraps up successfully discussing the development and way forward in Indian Rail Industry

Rail India Conference & Expo 2018

A high-profile panel of experts including government authorities came together for the 3rd edition of Rail India Conference & Expo which was inaugurated by Shri Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board, Ministry of Railways. The conference-cum-exhibition brought together 145 attendees including 27 eminent speakers representing entire cross section of the industry.

Shri Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board assured, “By 2020 dedicated freight corridors linking northern side to eastern side will be operational, along with high speed railway between Mumbai and Ahmedabad which would be operational by 2023 at the inauguration of The Rail India Conference & Expo. Further to this he also congratulated Messe Frankfurt India for organising the conference and bringing together all the relevant stakeholders of the Indian rail industry under one roof. Mr. Jean-Marc FENET (Minister-Counsellor, Head of the Regional Economic Department), Embassy of FranceMr. Milan Dostal, Commercial Economic Counsellor, Embassy of the Czech Republic and Mr. Akshay Purkayastha, Director – Transport & Logistics, CRISIL Infrastructure Advisory were also the part of panel.

The first day touched upon important industry subject including new initiatives in high speed rail, future of train sets in India, port connectivity, redevelopment, advancement, initiatives and future plans for the development. The second     day surmised topics by the industry stalwarts like Shri S K Lohia, Managing Director & Chief Executive officer, IRSDC; Shri H K Raghu, Executive Director — Urban Transport & High Speed Directorate, RDSOShri Puneet Chawla, Executive Director (Safety), Railway BoardShri Mukesh Nigam, Managing Director, CRIS; Shri Ankala Saibaba, Chief Engineer, Indian Railways, Mr. Kishore Desai, OSD, Niti Aayog; Mr. Praveen Goyal, Director System, SYSTRAShri P R Jaishankar, CEO, IIFCL Projects Ltd (IPL), Chief general Manager, IIFCL.

Shri Ankala Saibaba, Chief Engineer, Indian Railways stated “The conference was a great platform to find the key players of the industry under one roof. Rail India Conference & Expo provided a great forum to meet the industry stalwarts including national and international speakers who provided information on new projects. It has been a great experience”

“The conference organised by Messe Frankfurt provided a great opportunity for the industry to interact with the officials focusing on mobility, services and other aspects of railways” Shri Puneet Chawla, Executive Director (Safety), Railway Board

The two day conference cum exhibition concluded on a high note, cementing its position as the leading railway industry conference in India

For more details on the event and delegate registrations, visit