Middle East Rail

Outline of the Event


May 15, 2023 – May 16, 2023

Abu Dhabi National Exibition Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates



The 17th annual Middle East Rail, hosted by Etihad Rail. Run in partnership with the ministry of energy & infrastructure UAE, the department for culture & tourism, GCC railways authority and the department of municipalities and transport UAE.

Middle East Rail proved once again that it is the flagship transport event for Middle East, North Africa and sub-continent markets.

The event brought together over 200 exhibitors across 16,000 square meters of exhibition space, 200+ expert speakers and 12,047 registered attendees during two great days of knowledge sharing and networking.

Hitachi Rail was a proud gold sponsor at the event, with a booth space of 90 sqm located in hall 8, providing Hitachi Rail with a great opportunity to meet with new clients, existing customers and supply chain partners.

Hitachi Activities

Hitachi Rail was a core contributor to the event through the following activities:

Hitachi Rail had a booth of 90 sqm located in hall 8 — the booth was well located; it was composed of a lounge, a bar, two private meeting rooms, four pods with tablets and a large LED video wall — giving visitors a warm welcome whilst showcasing digital technology in a sustainable way.

Hitachi Products & Solutions:

Hitachi Rail was a core contributor to the event through the following products and solutions:

Hitachi Rail is a global leader in passenger rail systems, designing, building, operating and maintaining railway and mass transit solutions that range from fully integrated turnkey solutions to traditional signalling systems. These systems can include any of the technological subsystems that make up a transport system, including signalling, power supply, telecommunications, rolling stock, traffic management and other technologies.

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Hitachi Rail provides innovative operation service management across a range of services from Service & Maintenance (S&M) both for rolling stock equipment and legacy signalling installations, as well as our Operation & Maintenance (O&M) business, which includes turnkey operations, signalling infrastructures, vehicles, buildings and facilities. Our global experience across both passenger and freight systems enables us to anticipate our customers’ needs, offering a wide range of high quality, reliable services, leading to a high-quality passenger experience.

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Using engineering excellence and our commitment to innovation, we work in partnership with our customers to improve passenger experience across our rolling stock products. As a leading rolling stock manufacturer, we believe that design should be accessible to all — it should impact society in a positive way and make a change within people’s daily lives.

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Our automatic transportation systems are designed with whole-life cost at the forefront, meaning the solutions provide high performance levels, increased transport capacity, high levels of safety and service availability and ensure high passenger expectations from the beginning of operation.

We have the capability to work as a general contractor or as a leader in joint ventures with civil work companies and other rolling stock manufacturers.

Our turnkey project approach ensures one client contact and construction organisation leadership in place to drive the construction team during the implementation phases, during the warranty period or during Operation & Maintenance (O&M) periods, which is often included as part of the turnkey operation contract.

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Middle East Rail is widely acknowledged as the region’s most important railway, tech and freight network infrastructure event. Designed to inspire, encourage knowledge exchange and to showcase innovative solution providers who promise world-class excellence and infrastructure delivery. As the Middle East continues its drive to develop world class infrastructure, digitised railways and mobility projects in the region have become the most prominent opportunity. All this and more, is what’s driving the growth of this sector. Middle East Rail is the definitive event that brings all these elements together under one roof, new thinking, new technology, efficiency and best practice in the industry.