Don't miss the RVE BigIdea application deadline!

Entries for the RVE BigIdea event at Modern Railways RVE close at 17.00 tomorrow, 24 September, and suppliers intending to participate in this popular element of the show are urged to submit their applications as soon as possible.

Organised by Rail Forum Midlands, RVE BigIdea represents a new form of supplier engagement for the 2021 show. Suppliers are invited to pitch their products and services to 18 industry organisations as part of the activity at the Modern Railways RVE show at Derby Arena on 4 November. Companies can enter their products and services over four themes – accessibility, asset optimisation, decarbonisation, and productivity, with each organisation able to enter up to two of those themes.

Entries can be submitted at via an online form, with selections to be made on Friday 15 October.

The organisations taking part are Alstom, Angel Trains, Arriva TrainCare, CAF, DB, FirstGroup, Freightliner, Gemini, Hitachi, Loram, Nottingham Express Transit, Talgo, Transport for London, Siemens, Stadler, TDI, Unipart Rail and Wabtec.

RVE BigIdea forms a key element of Modern Railways RVE, and we are delighted to be working in partnership with Rail Forum Midlands once again. In addition, visitors to the show will be able to enjoy the Modern Railways RVE exhibition and join us for the Rail in the Midlands conference, featuring top-level speakers presenting on topical developments across the region. 

Attendance at the Modern Railways RVE show is free to industry professionals, so don’t delay and register today! For more information on the Modern Railways RVE Show, visit