Registration is now open for Britain’s only event that brings the entire rail industry together in a real railway environment.
Rail Live will take place this year on June 17-18 at Quinton Rail Technology Centre (QRTC), Long Marston, Warwickshire. And new for 2020 is the InnoTech Pavilion, a dedicated exhibition hall of more than 2,200m2 featuring a diverse range of the latest innovations and technology from across the industry.
Giving visitors the opportunity to explore how the latest innovations, products, suppliers and technology could transform their businesses, the pavilion will feature:
- Technology providers.
- The Rail Alliance Village.
- Networking cafe.
- Innovation and Technology seminar theatre.
Also confirmed for attendance at this year’s event is Network Rail’s ‘Flying Banana’ New Measurement Train (NMT). The converted HST set monitors and records track condition information, using the latest technology to find faults before they affect performance or become a safety risk.
The NMT covers a staggering 115,000 miles a year and captures 10TB of image data every 440 miles. Visitors to the show will be able to find out more about the vital role that this unique train plays on the network and ask questions about its capabilities.
Rail Live was relaunched in 2018 by RAIL’s publisher Bauer Media. It is expected that the 2020 event will attract around 250 exhibitors and more than 5,000 visitors across the two days.
Over the past two years, exhibits at the event have included more than £0.5 billion worth of rail plant equipment each year and more than £20 million worth of locomotives and rolling stock. Last year, the UK’s first full-sized hydrogen train HydroFLEX was demonstrated at the show.
Live demonstrations by the British Transport Police have been a popular fixture of the event for the past two years, and it is expected that similar displays will take place in 2020.
More features for this year’s event will be announced on www.raillive.org.uk and in RAIL as soon as they are confirmed.
- Rail Live is a trade show for individuals working in or with the rail industry. To register for this year’s event, visit www.raillive.org.uk.