Connect Rail returns in 2024 with a new location and an upgraded format.

Connect Rail is an exciting new industry platform for addressing rail’s future. Showcasing the latest innovations and business opportunities, it connects technology, knowledge and people all under the one roof for an interactive exchange of ideas and solutions.

Keep up to date on the strategies, priorities and best practices with the experts accelerating rail’s journey to decarbonise its operations, assets, and supply chains.


Leverage the learnings from the latest projects, policy and research driving the safety, efficiency and productivity needed to maximise rail’s competitive advantage in keeping Australia moving.


Explore the opportunities to accelerate smarter, safer, and more sustainable rail infrastructure assets and systems through technology and AI.



Technology Showcase

Multiple Conference Platforms

Co-working Hub & Networking Lounges

Rail TikTOC Innovation & Other Competitions

Expo Networking Drinks

Thought Leadership

Acceleration Allies & D&I Initiatives


Who will you meet?

Informa Connects you with an international database of +24,000 rail professionals.

Connect with Decision Makers:

Connect Rail will bring together senior decision makers from across the rail industry looking to learn, share best practice, and network with their peers.

Job Role Breakdown

  • Business Development
  • Engineering/Technical
  • Product/Project/Operations
  • Consultant/Advisor/Analyst
  • GM/Senior Manager/Partner
  • C-Suite/Director
  • Construction/Maintenance/Safety
  • Commercial
  • Research/Professor/Lecturer
  • Other
  • Suppliers/Manufacturing
  • Construction/Infrastructure
  • Passenger
  • Freight
  • Track
  • Rollingstock
  • Other

Partner with the Right People:

Connect Rail has been designed to attract a diverse mix of asset owners, operators, project managers, solutions providers and engineers to let you connect with people who share your interests in delivering the technology, innovation and engagement for the future.

Interest Categories

Connect with Attendees from Across the Globe:

Connect Rail will welcome attendees from across the world who come together to learn, share best practice and network.

Regional Breakdown

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • AU/NZ
  • EU
  • North / South America
  • Connect Rail will also be co-located with our Rail Decarbonisation conference, allowing attendees to directly engage with the suppliers, engineers, operators and leaders required to drive a sustainable future.



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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.

Faster to Zero

FasterForward is Informa’s approach to sustainability, moving faster to become a zero waste and net carbon business. Our goal is to become carbon neutral across our events by 2025 and a zero waste and net carbon business by 2030.

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