5th Annual
Middle East Rail Opportunities

05 - 06 May 2014, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

“Expanding Trade Tracks : Boosting Economy in a Dynamic Region”

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On behalf of Fleming Gulf, we would like to thank all speakers, attendees, sponsors and the media for making the 5th Annual Middle East Rail Opportunities a grand success.

This year saw 150+ participants attend 15+ presentations,  3 executive panel discussions and offered many new and discussed the operational challenges in the railways as well as spoke about the trade links taking place across the GCC regions. It also delivered answers to questions from the regulators of the railway and government authorities and the role of the GCC regulatory body discussing the regulatory system.

We hope that your attendance at Fleming Gulf Conferences is just the beginning of our business relationship and that we will have the opportunity to make a continuing contribution to your organization’s profitability and success.

Thank you for participating and hope to see you again.

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What Happened at the 5th Annual Middle East Rail Opportunities


Rail industry needs ‘more innovation’:

11 May 2014
Courtsey: Arab News
The “5th Annual Middle East Rail Opportunities” exhibition has ended on a high note, underscoring the fact that Saudi Arabia was the focus of the global railway industry, judging from the participants who came from all over the world. Read More


Topics of the Week

>> THE PROJECT PLAN: Saudi Public Transport Company (SAPTCO) Metro and Light Rail - Challenges and Solutions
Eng. Khalid Al Hogail, Chief Executive Officer, Saudi Public Transport Company (SAPTCO), Saudi Arabia

>> Business advantages of the international railway law for railway undertakings on the Arabian peninsula
Cesare Brand, Secretary General, CIT – Rail, Switzerland

>> TRADE LINKS GCC‘s First Freight Railway Link by Saudi Railway Company
Eng Tariq Abdulrahman Al Marzouki, Chairman of Transport Committee, Council of Saudi Chambers, Saudi Arabia

News of the Week

3632487413Etihad Rail to connect to Dubai Metro at Meydan Read more
April 28, 2014
Courtsey Emirates 24/7

afp-getty 1814226bAs Saudi's consulting market grows, other GCC states may hold the answer to larger investment Read more
April 29, 2014
Courtsey Albawaba Business

Key Topics 2014

  • The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – A Railway Hub
  • CEO Panel Discussion – Prioritizing Rail in the GCC Region
  • Railway Operators Panel Discussion
  • Key Projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia's economic development with an uplift in the employment opportunity
  • Expanding trade Links within the GCC Region
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Testimonials from 2013 edition

 Umberto Cattaneo, Strategic Partnership & Alliance, Sirti
"The main event in the GCC Region to share experiences and get new ideas"

Chen Yuan, Transportation Business & Regional Business Development, Huawei
"Generally speaking the event is excellent, especially the organization is excellent"

Mohamad El Khalili, Regional Sales Director, Mobitec, Focon Electronic Systems ApS
"In general was a good conference"

Thomas Kuppler, Key Account Manager, Voestalpine/Signal & System Technik
"Good to get an overview / snapshot of the GCC Market"

Rabii Ouadi, Head of Business Development - MENA Rail, Huawei
"Everything Good !"

How did the partners benefit from the event

MERO Huawei 2013At a recent event in Riyadh, Huawei Enterprise revealed its latest railway communication solutions, including its GSM-R, metro solution and Long-Term-Evolution (LTE) based technologies, otherwise better known as 4G. Read More

Advisory Panel 2014

Ian Smith, Senior Advisor
Saudi Rail Commission, Saudi Arabia
Omar M Al-Fadil, Vice President
Integrated Transport Company, Saudi Arabia
Mohammed Serroukh, Director General
ITS Arab, Saudi Arabia
Loay Ghazaleh, PPP theme leader & Advisor to the Undersecretary of Works, Bahrain
Ministry of Works, Bahrain, Bahrain
John Thomas, Regulatory Affairs Advisor
Etihad Rail, UAE

François Davenne, Secretary General
Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) , Switzerland

Who Should Attend : Sectors

  • Rail & Metro
  • Land Transport
  • Infrastructure Maintenance & Repair
  • Rail Consultants & Advisors
  • Trade & Investment
  • Urban Planning
  • Urban Development and Infrastructure
  • Strategic Asset Development 
  • Signal & Telecommunications         
  • Governement
  • Railway Operators & Passenger Freight

Who Should Attend: Regional Breakup


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Tanaya Priya
Marketing: Transport
+ 971 4609 1570
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