Bilbao will once again host the second edition of the international railway fair and congress, Rail Live!
The organisation, Terrapinn Holdings Limited, which has the backing of Mafex - the Spanish Railways Association, is putting together an intense agenda of talks and round tables in which the latest trends in rail transport and the main challenges of the future will be addressed over two days. Digitisation or mobility as a service are just two of the topics that will be covered in the 300 planned addresses. More than 3,000 attendees from 80 countries and 150 exhibiting companies will make Bilbao the world centre of the sector..
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