Rail Live 2024
18-19 June 2025
Porterbrook’s Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre

Why Attend?


Immerse yourself in all things rail at the UK's largest outdoor rail exhibition.

Rail Live brings 6,000+ rail professionals together to explore the latest innovations, develop skills and best practices, and to keep on top of industry changes so you can gain a competitive advantage.





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Make faster, more informed decisions 

Compare thousands of pieces of kit from leading suppliers, including live plant demonstrations.

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See real rolling stock on display

The only rail event in the UK with real rolling stock on display in a real railway environment.

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Explore the latest rail innovations

See technology you didn't know existed that can help you with your work practices, from safety, to productivity, to sustainability.


Develop your skills and understand best practices

Join a variety of in-depth content sessions led by experts from Network Rail, the Government, and more.


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Keep abreast of industry changes and gain competitive advantage

Hear from key industry leaders and innovators as they share their insight on recent developments with HS2 and CP7.  

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Meet more potential partners in 2 days than you could meet in 6 months

Find solutions fast with access to the leading rail suppliers in the UK and Europe, saving you time & money.


Take the next step in your career

Learn how to advance your career through networking and sessions at the show.


Discover new, more efficient ways of working

Through the insights provided by industry experts, live demonstrations, and within the dedicated signalling zones. View 2024 speakers.

Learn about rail's sustainable future

Find out more about how the rail industry will move towards a more environmentally sustainable future, and discover best practices.





What attendees and exhibitors had to say:


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“Rail Live is the premier hands-on rail event of the year - rolling stock, plant, people, techniques. Unmissable. Be there!"

- Peter, Lord Hendy of Richmond Hill CBE, Chairman, Network Rail



"‘Farnborough for the Railway’, an event that is well and truly in the international rail calendar.”

- Mike Noakes, Head of Rail, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
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“This event offers something different. It gives us the opportunity to be in a railway environment with real plant and real organisations.”

- Pino De Rosa, Managing Director, Bridgeway Consulting