Shanghai International Railway Conference

2018011.7-11.8 Shanghai

Our story

Shanghai International railway Conference is an annual industrial grand meeting created by the Organizing Committee of Rail+Metro China in cooperation with relevant government agencies, industry associations, subway operators and enterprises from relevant fields in the industry. Since its inception in 2002, the conference has successfully gathered over 3,000 industry leaders to deliver speeches and attracted the participation of over 20,000 professionals and has become an authoritative event with certain influence in China and even in Asian-Pacific region. This year, the conference will be held in Shanghai in November 7-8, 2018.


Over the past decade, China has experienced large-scale and rapid railway and urban rail transit development process. By the end of December 2017, 33 cities in China have rail transit and the total mileage has exceeded 4,500 miles. National Development and Reform Commission has approved the construction plans for rail transit (excluding tram) in 43 cities. There are also about 80cities in the process of preliminary study for urban rail transit. By the year 2020, the operating mileage of urban rail transit in China is expected to reach 6,000 miles. In terms of railway. , the operating mileage of urban rail transit in the country has exceed 127,000 miles, ranking second in the world, the operating mileage of high-speed railway has reached 25,000 miles, which tops the world.


According to information from industry associations, urban transit in China is development towards large-scale, network structure, diversified systems, intellectualized equipment and independent technology in recent years. It has become a trend to adopt large-capacity subway in the central areas of megacities and super cities and adopt medium-capacity monorail, magnetic suspension, inner-city rapid rail transit and modern tram between central urban area and satellite town, between satellite towns and between suburb and tourist area, so as to form networked and multi-system coordinated development.

2018 Conference Theme

Shanghai International Railway Conference Opening Forum


  • China’s commuter railway development trends
  • Construction of intelligent urban rail traffic system


Department of Transport Service, Ministry of Transport
Department of Basic Industries, National Development and Reform Commission
CIPA Railway Industry International Cooperation Committee
Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission


Tongji University
Shanghai Transportation Trade Association
Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd.

Urban Rail Transit Construction Seminar

•Technology of railway construction engineering
•The project management of urban railway

Medium-volume Traffic Development Trends and Technology Seminar

•Trams, trolleybus, maglev, monorail…..
•The system of variable transport to solve the
urban travel problems
•The innovation of new transport modes

China Railway International Cooperation Forum

•Progress in China-Laos Railway, Indonesia Jakart-Bandung high-speed Railway, Hungary-Serbia Railway
•China railway development and ‘One Belt One Road’ Strategy

Urban Railway Operation and Maintenance Seminar

•The trends of railway big data
•New technology and products of maintenance

Railway TOD&PPP Mode Development Senimar

•TOD policy and regulations
•Case-study of TOD investment project and PPP project

Urban Railway Communication Seminar

•Communication equipment and key technology
•Private wireless communication solutions

Railway Vibration and Noise Control Seminar

•Technology for reducing vibration and noise reduction of existing operating lines
•New product of vibration and noise reduction

Urban Railway Electricity System Seminar

•The intelligence of electricity supply system
•The reliable and safe design of power supply
•New technology and equipment

Previous Major Sponsors

Our Attendees From Railway & Urban Transit Operators

Sponsorship Opportunities

You may get values in our conference

•Brand positioning—promote brand influence
•Expand exposure—explore new business opportunities
•Face-to-Face with your customers—embolden communications with your customers
•Wide media report exposure—continue your investment returns

Value-added Items

•Speech Sponsorship
•Social Media and EDMs
•SMS Promotion
•Logo Bag Advertisement
•Badge and Badge Belt Advertisement

•Billboard Advertisement
•Media Interviews
•Conference Pass
•Souvenir Sponsorship

If you’d like to become an exhibitor, sponsor or speaker in our exhibition and conference, please contact

Aaron Li at or +86 21 62951009

Conference Venue

For more exhibition information, please contact Bill Wu at or +86 21 62951059