[locomotive/passenger] About Rail Business Days 2024

An important railway event for central Europe will take place in the Czech Republic next week; From 11 to 13 June, Ostrava will host Rail Business Days 2024. A preview:

Two halls and one outdoor exhibition will welcome participants for the next edition of the international rail trade fair, Rail Business Days. This event presents an opportunity for knowledge sharing, discussion of current trends and presentation of the latest innovations.

What will happen at the fair?

The event will consist of three main parts:

  1. Trade Fair: will include an indoor exhibition of 4,800 m², an outdoor exhibition of 800 m², and 500 m of track for railway vehicles. The fair will feature a wide range of exhibitors from different countries and areas of the railway industry.
  2. Conference: The Minister of Transport, the Director of the Railway Administration, the General Managers of Czech Railways and AŽD Praha will make opening speeches, and other prominent managers will also participate in the discussions.
  3. Gala evening: On Tuesday, a gala evening with a cultural programme is prepared for the participants.

Our highlights:

There will also be several exhibition premieres which have been announced to appear at the event:

  • Škoda Transportation and České dráhy will show for the first time the Panter 690 series BEMU unit

  • ČD Cargo will show the first of then new Vectrons ordered for 2024 with a livery dedicated to famous railway personalities.

  • The event will see the official christening and handover of the DualShunter 1600 locomotive to Hrochostroj
  • Construction machines of the companies Správa železnic, Subterra, Budimex will be presented

  • Stadler will present a Flirt unit designed for Srbija Voz

In the picture: Rail Business days 2022/2023:

Rail Business Days 2023 Ostrava
Rail Business Days 2022 Ostrava
ZSSK presented the first KISS EMU at the Rail Business Days in Ostrava on 06.06.2023 – © ZSSK
Rail Business Days 2022 Ostrava
Rail Business Days 2023 Ostrava