We are encouraging all attendees to print badges at home however, we appreciate not everyone has access to a printer therefor there will be printing facilities available at registration.
Phone signal and internet access can be intermitent onsite due to the high volume of visitors so if you plan to print your badge onsite we would suggest you take a screen shot of it at home so its easily available in your phone gallery to scan on your arrival onsite instead of trying to load an email/QR code when you get there.
Alternatively, the registration help desk area can search for your badge by name too.
Yes, there is free car parking. Parking is located on a field so please wear appropriate footwear for the prevailing weather conditions.
Please ensure you follow the yellow road signage as you approach the venue for directions into the visitor carparks - these can change throughout the day depending on traffic flows so you may go out a different exit than the one you came in.
Yes, all attendees must wear upper body hi-vis vests and we recommend sturdy footwear as the ground can be uneven in certain areas of the show.
Yes, you will find all catering locations on the event floorplan.
No, all catering is located outdoors via a variety of catering units.
All caterers will be accepting cash and card onsite.
Yes, toilets will be available in multiple zones and located on the event floorplan in Zone A, Zone H, Zone L and Zone M.
Yes, there will be various demonstrations taking place across the 2 days and you can find out more information closer to the event under the 'Whats on' section of the website.
We will be hosting our seminar theatre in an open sided covered marquee.
No dogs are permitted onsite with the exception of guide dogs, hearing dogs and registered assistance dogs being permitted. No dogs should be left in any vehicle parked at the event. If a dog is found in a vehicle and is in clear distress the necessary precautions will be taken for the safety of the dog/animal.
No, children under 16 are not permitted due to the nature of site with moving trains and plant machinery.
The organisers have made their best endeavours to be DDA compliant. Most of the event site has tarmac roadways, however majority of exhibits are located on grass. If you have any concerns about accessibility at the event, please contact us.
Should you require blue badge parking, please email the event team on [email protected] so we can assist with booking you a space.
Rail Live is the premier hands-on rail event of the year – rolling stock, plant, people, techniques – unmissable. Be there!
Rail Live is a truly notable event for all people with a professional rail interest, not only those involved with rail plant and track working. Having RAIL take over the organisation and promotion of the show has made it possible for Rail Live to become a ‘Farnborough for the Railway’, and an event that is now well and truly in the international rail calendar.
Great planning and great team work from you guys for the Rail Live show!
I would encourage you to get around and talk to as many people as you can, because in my visit I genuinely have spoken to people I would never have seen before. That’s one of the joys of this dynamic, and it’s why I’m a real passionate supporter of Rail Live.
Rail Live is an unmissable event for SMEs like us to connect with passionate industry leaders and suppliers. The event has become a staple in our calendar, and is a fantastic opportunity to incept exciting project collaborations and partnerships. We're highly anticipating this year's event, and look forward to taking in the diverse breadth of rail expertise on offer!
Rail Live is a key event for Thomas Graham as an industrial supplier, it is a great opportunity to exhibit our range of products to the rail industry, speak to key contacts, that under normal conditions wouldn’t be accessible and we have been able to exhibit our specialised calibrated lockers, which have been a great success with some sizeable orders.
2022 was our first time exhibiting at Rail Live and we were absolutely thrilled with the response and engagement experienced over the 2-day event. We had productive conversations and consultations with attendees, who were both existing and potential clients. The event is well organised, in a great location and thoughtfully laid out and is now a valuable addition to our annual events calendar.