SARA Rail Conference 2023

SARA invites strategic stakeholders, Government,  companies, customers, suppliers and captains of industry to attend  its 12th Rail Conference and exhibition that will be held on the 25 – 27 October 2023 at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.

PARTICIPATING AFRICAN RAILWAY OPERATORS

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

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

MAGALA
Hon. Mateus Magala
Minister of Transport and Communications
mozambique
Mozambique
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Hon. Felix T Mhona
Minister of Transport
zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
Jorge-Bengue-Calumbo
Jorge Bengue Calumbo
Angola State Secretary
angola
Angola
Hon John Mutorwa - NAMIBIA
Hon. John Mutorwa
Ministry of Works and Transport
namibia
Namibia
Marc-Ekila-Likombo
Hon. Marc Ekila Likombo
Minister of Transport
DRC
DRC
Sindisiwe Lydia Chikunga
Hon. Sindisiwe Lydia Chikunga
Minister of Transport South Africa
southafrica
South Africa
Eswatini 3
Hon. Chief Ndlaluhlaza Ndwandwe
Minister of Public Works and Transport
eswatini
Eswatini
MakameMbarawa
Hon. Prof. Makame Mbarawa
Minister of Transport
tanzania
Tanzania
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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
Molale
Hon. Eric Molale
Minister of Transport and Public Works
botswana
Botswana
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Hon. Lebohang Monaheng
Ministry of Public Works and Transport
lesotho
Lesotho

KEY SPEAKERS

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Antonio Manuel Cabral
Chief Executive Officer
Caminho De Ferro De Benguela
Agostinho Francisco Langa Júnior, Eng. – President and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Agostinho Francisco Langa Júnior
President and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique - CFM
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Respina Zinyanduko
General Manager
National Railways of Zimbabwe
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Nixon Dlamini
Chief Executive Officer
Eswatini Railways
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Raymond Shoniwa
General Manager
Beitbridge Bulawayo Railways
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Fred Mwila
Acting Chief Executive Officer
Zambia Railway Limited
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Fabien Mutomb
Chief Executive Officer
SNCC - Société Nationale des Chemins de fer du Congo
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Daniel Quipaxe
Chief Executive Officer
Caminho De Ferro De Mocamedes
Russel Baatjies
Russel Baatjies
Acting CE
Transnet Freight Rail
MasanjaKadogosa
Masanja Kungu Kadogosa
Chief Executive Officer
Tanzania Railways Corporation
MmusoSelaledi
Mmuso Selaledi
Acting Chief Executive Officer
Rail Safety Regulator (RSR)
Webster-Gonzo---TransNamib
Webster Gonzo
Acting CEO
TransNamib