Business Conference


SARA invites strategic stakeholders, Government,  companies, customers, suppliers and captains of industry to attend  its 8th Rail Conference and exhibition that will be held on the 26th - 28th October 2022 at Gallagher Convention Centre in South Africa, Johannesburg.



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
    Policy makers ( 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 & system integrators

  • Security, safety, & access control companies

  • Management and land use planning experts

Some of our Key Speakers


Hon Min Fikile Mbalula

He is the Minister incharge of The Department of Transport that aims to lead the development of efficient integrated transport systems by creating a framework of sustainable policies and regulations; and implementable models to support government strategies for economic, social and international development