Freight & Terminal Forum

UtrechtThe Netherlands

The latest railway innovations play a big role at Freight & Terminal Forum and RailTech Europe, the event that was organised concurrently with the Freight & Terminal Forum. There was an Innovation Award-ceremony during the dinner on Freight & Terminal Forum on 26 March 2019.

RailFreight Innovation Awards

Best innovative product or service in the rail freight sector.

Innovation Awards

Next to the RailFreight Innovation Award, six more Innovation Awards were announced:


Category: RailFreight
1. Traxens
2. SBB Cargo AG
3. RailApp
Category: Public Transport 
1. Qlayers
2. London North Eastern Railway
3. EPFL Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Category: Rolling stock
1. Nijhuis Engineering Dronten B.V.
2. Global Railway Engineering Pty Ltd
3. Rail Service Net
Category: Start up 
1. Castlab/Melis Gieterijen Tilburg
2. DB Coating
Category: IT Innovation 
1. CP – Comboios de Portugal E.P.E. – Portuguese Railways
3. Luleå University of Technology /Luleå Railway Research Center
Category: Infrastructure
1. University of Zagreb Faculty of Civil Engineering
2. Thales
3. Infrabel

Vote now for the RailTech Innovations Public Award!

The jury has already selected 15 nominees for the Public RailTech Innovation Award.


Rail Awards Dinner

The RailTech Europe 2019 Awards ceremony took place during the RailTech Awards-dinner on 26 March 2019 at the Nicolaïkerk in Utrecht. Access to the RailTech Awards dinner was included with a RailTech Europe 2019 Conference ticket or by invitation. Dresscode: Business attire



Nicolaaskerkhof 8, 3512 XC Utrecht



The jury consisted of professionals as well as academics with expert knowledge of the railway industry. This jury evaluated the entries and announced the nominations.