26-28 October 2021 | Lille Grand Palais Exhibition Centre, Lille, France 

Why Exhibit?

France's only exhibition dedicated to the rail sector 

Covering the entire rail market, SIFER is the perfect platform for suppliers to present their capabilities and latest technologies to the market’s top buyers, specifiers and engineers. The exhibition showcases the latest technological advances in the rail industry within 3 exhibition halls. More than 160 product categories are represented. Exhibit categories include: 

  • Rail vehicle manufacturing
  • Major subsystems and components
  • Vehicle interiors, including seating, HVAC and lighting
  • Vehicle maintenance and refurbishment
  • Track products
  • Track construction and maintenance equipment and services
  • Civil works products and services
  • Signalling and communications
  • Electrification
  • Passenger information and fare collection systems
  • Station facilities
  • Security and safety
  • IT systems
  • Cable systems
  • Electronics
  • Mechanical engineering services and products
  • Testing and monitoring systems
  • Consultancy services


If your company supplies the rail market, you should exhibit. Taking part will help you to:

  • Present your products to more than 5,000 industry professionals, including overseas buyers
  • Meet potential and existing clients face-to-face
  • Achieve sales to visitors seeking new suppliers
  • Gather business leads
  • Learn more about your market
  • Build brand awareness
The One-stop Event For Rail Professionals

The One-stop Event For Rail Professionals

SIFER is the meeting place for policy-makers, rail operators and manufacturers, combining presentations of the latest technological innovations with a stimulating programme of supporting events comprising conferences, workshops, B2B meetings and technical seminars.

7 good reasons to exhibit:

7 good reasons to exhibit:

  • The only exhibition of its kind in France since 1999 – 100% dedicated to rail, 100% b2b
  • Held in Lille, France’s leading rail industry region
  • Actively supported by partners representing the entire rail sector and shaping its future direction
  • Increased attendance at every successive edition
  • 443 exhibitors, 5,400 qualified visitors, 48 nationalities represented in 2019
  • With 1,500 businesses, the French rail supply industry is Europe's second biggest, generating a turnover in excess of €4 billion
  • One-quarter of the industry's sales are from exports

Who visits SIFER?

Senior managers, buyers, influential business leaders, policy makers and engineers attended the last show. SIFER attracts senior industry professionals looking for the very latest technologies and products and seeking new business partners. Visitors include representatives of:

  • Main line and urban rail operators
  • Infrastructure authorities
  • Vehicle builders
  • Maintenance and refurbishment companies
  • Infrastructure construction and maintenance contractors
  • Suppliers seeking industry partners
  • Rail transport policy makers, planners and consultants