SARA Rail Conference 2024

SARA invites strategic stakeholders, Government, companies, customers, suppliers and captains of industry to attend its 13th Rail Conference and Exhibition that will be held on the 20th – 23rd August 2024 at Sandton Convention Centre in Sandton, South Africa.

PARTICIPATING AFRICAN RAILWAY OPERATORS

CFB
NRZ
SNCC
ZambiaRailways
CFL
Eswatini
transnamib
Nacala
tfr
CFM
botswanarailways
MALAWI94
TRC
CFM-Angola
prasa
BBR
TAZARA

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

WHO WILL BE PARTICIPATING

Different key players and stakeholders from the African Continent and beyond are expected and some have already registered for the event. Below is the list of the different experts and authorities who have been invited.
  • All members of the SARA Network
  • Policymakers (e.g ministers and government officials in the region)
  • Railway operators
  • Railway regulators
  • Rail consultants in turnkey rail solutions
  • Locomotive manufacturers
  • Information Technology specializing in Rail
  • Track accessories specialists
  • Port authorities
  • Corridor management Groups
  • Rolling stock manufactures
  • Rolling stock financiers
  • Project financiers in the railway industry
  • Civil Engineers
  • Transmission and fuelling companies
  • Signalling and Tele-communication Experts
  • Rail industry associations
  • Rail users
  • Investors in the Railway industry
  • Stakeholders in the freight and intermodal business
  • Turnkey rail vendors
  • Legal and transport advisors
  • Brakes and draw gear companies
  • Academia and Research and Development experts
  • Information technology and system integrators
  • Security, safety, and access control companies
  • Environmental Management and land use planning experts

Sponsorship Packages

Try our SARA Event 3-in-1 Value Option!
  • Shell scheme stand package (different size options available)
  • Delegate & Gala dinner ticket
  • Golf Day four ball

Why attend as a delegate?

The Southern African Railway Associations (SARA) event is Africa’s only railway event hosted by Railway Operators and this includes Transport Ministers from the region. As a delegate, not only will you get to hear first-hand about the projects and opportunities on offer, but you will also get to engage with key decision-makers from both railway operators and transport ministries.

If you are registering for more than 5 (five) people please contact the conference team to make use of our group booking discount options.
Delegate

event speakers

SADC VIP SPEAKERS

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Hon. Frank Tayali
Minister of Transport and Logistics
zambia
Zambia
Hon. Jacob Hara MP Minister of Transport and Public Works
Hon. Jacob Hara
Minister of Transport and Public Works
malawi
Malawi
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Hon. Felix T Mhona
Minister of Transport
zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
Creecy-Barbara
Hon. Barbara Creecy
Minister of Transport South Africa
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South Africa
MakameMbarawa
Hon. Prof. Makame Mbarawa
Minister of Transport
tanzania
Tanzania
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Hon. Lebohang Monaheng
Ministry of Public Works and Transport
lesotho
Lesotho
Eswatini 3
Hon. Chief Ndlaluhlaza Ndwandwe
Minister of Public Works and Transport
eswatini
Eswatini
MAGALA
Hon. Mateus Magala
Minister of Transport and Communications
mozambique
Mozambique
Marc-Ekila-Likombo
Hon. Marc Ekila Likombo
Minister of Transport
DRC
DRC
Hon John Mutorwa - NAMIBIA
Hon. John Mutorwa
Ministry of Works and Transport
namibia
Namibia
Molale
Hon. Eric Molale
Minister of Transport and Public Works
botswana
Botswana
Ricardo Daniel Sandão Queirós Viegas D' Abreu
Hon. Ricardo de Abreu
Minister of Transport
angola
Angola

KEY SPEAKERS

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Daniel Quipaxe
Chief Executive Officer
Caminho De Ferro De Mocamedes
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Desmond Van Jaarsveld
Chief Executive Officer
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Dr. Manuel António Kanda Kanda
CFL (Luanda)
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Fred Mwila
Acting Chief Executive Officer
Zambia Railway Limited
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Nixon Dlamini
Chief Executive Officer
Eswatini Railways
Conductor-Paul-Masena
Conductor Paul Masena
General Manager
Botswana Railways
HishaamEmeran
Hishaam Emeran
Group CEO
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa
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Eng. Bruno Tandeo Ching’andu
Chief Executive Officer
TAZARA - Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority
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Antonio Manuel Cabral
Chief Executive Officer
Caminho De Ferro De Benguela
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Julio Bango Joachim
Chief Executive Officer
Caminho De Ferro De Luanda
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Respina Zinyanduko
General Manager
National Railways of Zimbabwe
Russel Baatjies
Russel Baatjies
Chief Executive
Transnet Freight Rail