Railtex 2021

Joining forces to shape the future of UK rail

7 - 9 September 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

Infrarail 2021

Travel & Accommodation

The NEC is the dedicated venue for all recent Railtex events and it is located at the heart of the Midlands region. International flight connections as well as the excellent local infrastructure make the venue easily accessible by plane, car and public transport.

Travel by Train

The NEC is right next to Birmingham International rail station. The NEC entrance is on the right hand side as you exit the station, and clearly signposted. Many services run direct to Birmingham International. If yours doesn’t, you can catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street. There are regular services, and the journey only takes 10-15 minutes. Buses to the NEC can be caught at Birmingham Moor Street and Solihull stations.

For further information call National Rail or get 20% off your journey with Avanti West Coast Advance Fares tickets.

Travel by Car

The NEC is 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre. The postcode is B40 1NT. There are 16,500 parking spaces available. Follow the electronic signage or directions provided by their traffic team to get you to the right car park area for Railtex/Infrarail.

Once you’ve parked you can either take a free shuttle bus or walk to the halls using the sign posted footpaths.

Car Parking Options

Travel by Air

The NEC is just minutes away from Birmingham Airport (BHX). From the airport, simply take the free and fast Air-Rail Link to Birmingham International railway station and then it’s just a short walk to the entrance of the NEC.

The Air-Rail Link runs every 2 minutes and takes just 90 seconds to reach the NEC. It leaves the airport from the upper level of Terminal 1, and operates daily between 05:15am and 02:00am.

East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 40 miles away from the NEC.

Hotels & Accommodation

Railtex / Infrarail takes place from 7th to 9th September 2021 at NEC, Birmingham. If you need to book a hotel for your visit, BCD Meetings & Events has been appointed as the official hotel booking agency for the event.

BCD Meetings & Events have negotiated discounted rates at hotels close to the venue for visitors of Railtex / Infrarail 2021.