Rail Trade Mission to Rail Live, Madrid, Spain

Rail Trade Mission to Rail Live, Madrid, Spain
UK railway suppliers are invited to join the DIT & RIA trade mission to Rail Live, Madrid, Spain.
Participants will have the opportunity to hold pre-arranged meetings with a selection of Spanish OEMs and infrastructure companies, and the possibility of booking their own company stand at a discounted rate (subject to requirement).

is a two-day event (exhibition/conference) being held in Madrid on 30 November and 1 December 2021, at the IFEMA halls.

DIT Spain in partnership with RIA is arranging the mission and providing an opportunity for UK suppliers to engage in pre-set appointments with local OEMs, infrastructure, and metro stakeholders (listed below) and subject to pre-selection. Meetings will likely take place within Rail Live on the client stands.

Those UK companies participating will be able to enter the event (conferences and exhibition) free of charge and do not need their own stand to join the mission, although those who wish to have their own stand at Rail Live can do so at discounted price of €2,370. (Note: This discount price is offered on condition of a minimum of 4 companies participating).

Interested UK companies should:

Complete the registration process via the ‘Register here’ link.
RIA will then forward a supplier questionnaire form to the UK company, who should complete and return to RIA. 
The completed UK supplier form will be sent to the Spanish firms, who will pre-select those UK suppliers that they wish to meet based on the information provided on the form.
DIT/RIA cannot guarantee the number of meetings suppliers will be preselected for, if any. Limited to 2 delegates per company, per meeting.
RIA and DIT will keep you informed throughout the process of any meetings confirmed and we suggest you only book flights and hotels when you are happy with these arrangements or wish to visit Rail Live anyhow.

Local Counterparts Participating:

TALGO has its headquarters in Madrid, specialising in conventional and high-speed trains. 

ALSTOM design and manufacture high-speed trains and regional trains in Spain, as well as high-capacity metro rolling stock and tramways. They also supply electrification and signalling systems, additionally providing maintenance for all the above.

STADLER RAIL is a locomotive and train builder based near Valencia with an important R&D element.

ADIF (Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias) is a Spanish state-owned railway infrastructure manager under the responsibility of the Ministry of Development, charged with the management of most of Spain's railway infrastructure, that is the track, signalling and stations.

METRO DE MADRID  The Madrid Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Madrid, capital of Spain. The system is the 14th longest rapid transit system in the world, with a total length of 293 km (182 mi).

METRO LIGERO OESTE S. A. (TBC) is the concession holder of the ML2 and ML3 light rail lines that connect Madrid and the municipalities of Boadilla del Monte, Alcorcón and Pozuelo de Alarcón to the Madrid Region underground, suburban rail and bus network since July 2007.  
No fee to join the mission. 

Delegates are responsible for covering all their own costs, which may include flights, hotels, insurance etc.

Additionally, if an exhibition stand is booked, companies will be required to pay these associated costs directly with the RAIL Live organisers.

This mission is open to UK companies, including those with local offices in the region. Registration is required (open until 19 November or the mission is full (20 companies).   

Once registered, please also contact DIT/RIA separately if interested in purchasing your own company exhibition stand.

With any overseas travel, RIA recommends that those travelling always check the latest travel advice issued by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) before committing to travelling and again before travelling. Further Information can be found on: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain 

Further details

Neil Walker (RIA) 
E: neil.walker@riagb.org.uk 
T: +44 (0)20 7201 0777

Isaac Morillas (DIT) 
E: isaac.morillas@fcdo.gov.uk
T:+34 91 714 6337

1. Sign in or create a new account (If you don't remember your login details, please click Forgot Password)
2. Click on the Register Myself button
3. Click on the Proceed to checkout button

If you have any questions about your registration, please contact our events team

30/11/2021 08:00 - 01/12/2021 16:00
IFEMA Halls Av. Del Partenón, 5, Madrid 28042 SPAIN
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