What our exhibitors and Visitors are saying

What did our Exhibitors and Visitors say about Rolling Stock Networking.  Here is just a snapshot from the feedback received copied direct from source.  RSN does not solicit or request positive feedback and notes that these are expressions of opinion that RSN may or may not agree with.

  • RSN 2024 (158)1
  • RSN 2023 (195)
  • RSN 2023 (236)



It’s been a conveyor belt of high-quality people right from the outset. It’s been absolutely non-stop, exhausting but brilliant.  Gareth Roberts UKRL Exhibitor.


It’s an energetic high momentum event, we get a lot done in one day.  Lewis Ball CAF Rolling Stock UK.


We love this show, it’s central it allows all our customers and all the people we want to speak to in a network environment, in a super concise pivot point day.  Gary Suttleworth – Dellner Polymer Solutions.


Todays been amazing we have met some new customers as well as some existing customers. We come every year, it’s a really good show and well supported.  Claire Phillips Alfatronix.


Today has been a great event, busy as ever a lot of industry experts, it’s always an event worth attending. Dave Potter Stadler Rail Services UK.


Were meeting lots of new people and getting a real feel for what the rolling stock market is. Steve Welch  TVS Rail Spares.


The best thing about RSN is the people you get to meet here throughout the industry in all different fields.  Craig Regan Witzenmann UK


We come to RSN every year because we meet the right people for our business.  Paul Curry PSV Wipers.


What a fantastic day today, RSN was superb. From the pre-event information, the networking; the footfall (mega) and the opportunity to present the Global Centre Of Rail Excellence to a completely engaged audience – what a privilege.

Such a brilliant array of speakers, thank you Rail Partners, Kevin Lane Susan Lane Neil Ovenden your continued support is very much appreciated.

Kelly Warburton – Chief Commercial Officer – GCRE


What an incredible day yesterday was at the RSN exhibition, organised by a formidable duo Kevin Lane and Susan Lane ! 🙏  Shane Duffy Enigma Seven


Well what can I say. Yet another fantastic Rolling Stock Networking show. Thank you to all that came to visit the stand. Great to see so many old friends and make some new ones. Already booked for next year. Roll on 2025.  Daniel Brock CB Frost


Kevin Lane and Susan Lane, always a pleasure to engage with. A job well done and, we had some significant lead generation to take back home, to boot!  Looking forward to the next one! 😊 Amazing work!  Barry Aldridge Flotec


What a great day!! A day that I really enjoyed attending  the Rolling Stock Networking event in Derby.  Robert Purdy AtkinsRéalis


We had a great day at Rolling Stock Networking. The stand was so busy all day long.  Laura Beardmore CoMech


What a fantastic Rolling Stock Networking event today! Well done to all involved. Donna Hoffman – Inside Out Group


A great and very well done Rolling Stock Networking today in Derby with the railway industry all gathered together under the same roof.  Luca Giantin FISA.


Word on the street was that Rolling Stock Networking just keeps on getting better and better.  James Brewer Head, Rail Supply Chains at Department for Business and Trade.


A great day today at Rolling Stock Networking 2024 in Derby! Good to see the event so busy; a great sign that the rail industry is looking forward confidently again. Matt Dyke Expleo Group


Busy day meeting lots of existing and new contacts. Thanks to Rolling Stock Networking for another excellent show.  Keith Griffiths – IM Kelly R&A


What a great event ⭐️ A massive thank you to RSN and everyone that we meet.  Paul Williams Consultant.


So Rolling Stock Networking 2024 comes to end. What a show and so many new contacts, customers and friends. ……..really enjoyed my first RSN event.  So many people to thank for visiting our stand and engaging, thanks indeed.  A number of leads to follow up and process.  Mike Harmer


Well that was a really productive, and enjoyable day. Great to catch up with a few existing customers, and brilliant to have a few interesting chats about what Akriveia can offer to potential new customers.  Mike Baker


It was my first time there – and I was blown away! Dean Bruce and I didn’t catch a breath until early afternoon (as you can tell by our only pic from the day) with so many great conversations, first time meets, helping members connect, and simply just catching up with the best people.

Fiona Broomfield RBD


Thank you to Kevin and Susan Lane and their team for organising another fantastic RSN event. 👍  Andy Slater TBM


A brilliant time at Rolling Stock Networking in Derby today.  Dyer Engineering


Just a quick mail to say well done and thank you for yesterday’s RSN event. I know from a Grinsty point of view and several other people I have spoken to, it was the best one yet! Could you please pass on our thanks to the whole team that made it such a great event and already looking forward to 2025 and now following up on all the enquiries.  Dave Brookes Grinsty.


The event was a great success, providing us with a superb opportunity to not only connect with fellow rail industry professionals but also engage with potential future customers and suppliers. Thank you Rolling Stock Networking for organising and hosting such a brilliant day.  Yellow Rail


Yesterday I attended my first Rolling Stock Networking day in Derby — an amazing gathering of industry professionals, innovators, and newcomers, showcasing the breadth of what we do in the UK for rolling stock.  Jay Heavisides RSSB.


It was so much fun meeting lots of new smiley faces and learning more about rail.  Excited for the next one and excited to keep learning about this ever evolving industry!  Lauren Dean-Westwood. Craig and Derricott.


What a day it was at Rolling Stock Networking Show yesterday! I am so pleased we decided to exhibit there for the first time this year. It proved to be a great opportunity to network with key prospects, customers and suppliers all in one place and we will be sure to attend it again next year.  Katariina Wareham Telegartner


We had an amazing time at the Rolling Stock Networking event…Engaging conversations, new connections, and lots of interest in our offerings.  Grinsty Rail


Rolling Stock Networking 2024 done and dusted. Busy and productive day! See you next year!  Belvoir Rail


We had a great day yesterday at RSN 2024 at Derby Arena. Sella Controls


It was a cracking show this year and seems to get bigger and bigger every year!  Luke Shorter DKL Rubber


Great Event, great Contributors, exhibitors and visitors. Book me in for next year!! Big thanks to the team that support RSN, and the way it flows, brilliant.  David Brough Rail Competence and Compliance.


As always an event that does what it says on the tin and in my opinion the ‘must attend’ in the UK Rail calendar.  Neil Davies Dellner Glass.


Thank you to the RSN team for putting on the best show yet !! And I was worried it may be slow due to the election ? How wrong I was.  Martin Whitbread – The Orange Train Wash.


It was great to exhibit at RSN 2024 – We had a great opportunity to meet like-minded professionals and potential new customers. Thank you RSN organisers.  Moobin Mithra – Pinet.


Thank-you to everyone who came to see us at Rolling Stock Network 2024, it was a great show and Kevin Lane and the team did a fantastic job.  Gary Comolly – Alfatronix


Yet another fabulous Rolling Stock Networking event organised by Kevin Lane, Susan Lane and Keven Parker ACII CIRM NEBOSH Founder – Jobson James Rail – The Rail Broker. Well done 👏

It’s just gets better every year! Visitors certainly kept us busy on the Aura Brand Solutions stand!

See you in 2025 👋  Nicola McGuire – Aura Brand Solutions



Well done for a superbly organised event.  Best in the UK really enjoyed attending.  UK Teir 1 Chairman.


It was an excellent show and (our team) had many very positive meetings with suppliers. Thank you.  Alstom Train Sourcing Manager


Just like to thank you, and your team for the event yesterday. It’s always well run and people I speak to seem enthusiastic and helpful. Hitachi Procurement managed to ‘escape’ Meet The Buyer at this year’s event (though several of us attended the show), however I’m sure you could persuade us back for next year. Hitachi Rail.


We have been here a few years today. We have done a lot of exhibitions but have not had much luck but this exhibition is small but it brings a really good quality of people and from that we have got some really good orders and that why we keep coming back.  IM Kelly R&A


Be very proud of your efforts, thank you!  You work very hard for us, it’s a breath of fresh air to be honest. Alfatronix


We have been doing RSN for 3 years now and the content of the show just keeps on getting better and better.  Capitol Industrial Batteries.


Wasn’t it a great and very busy day! Rail Forum.


The best one day rail show in the UK.  Luso.


Footfall has been high due to the great central location, the quality of conversations has been good because we have had everyone from the new train builders and TOC’s and the general supply chain and its been really good value for us.  Aura Brand Solutions.


It was a great exhibition, we look forward to exhibiting next year and bringing along our sister company too! Cairn Cross.


I’m a big fan of this show. We have had even had people in from Austria and Norway to see the Orange Train Wash today.


What an amazing day at RSN. many thanks to the new people I have met and talked today. lots of potential new leafs to turn in to legitimate business arrangements.


A fun time at Rolling Stock Networking yesterday easily the friendliest event we do!


Another very successful RSN!  Thanks go to everyone involved in the organisation for making the day a fantastic event. Flotec.


We exhibit at RSN due to the good publicity the event gets, the quantity of visitors and the quality of people that attend.  Cairn Cross.


We get to speak to key decision makers, influencers and people that handle our products on a daily basis. These are the people we want to speak to. CB Frost.


As an exhibitor you get the right people for rolling stock specific requirements based in Derby it’s central and easy to get to. It’s very good for networking and for people to visit it’s been excellent for us.  Enigma Seven


We had a great day to day and enjoyed it very much.  Gimota AG Switzerland.


We’ve garnered a lot of interest and would love to come here again next year to do the same and more.  Amygda 


A great photo at the end of yesterday’s Rolling Stock Networking event in Derby – thank you to Kevin Lane and his team for what was, for me, one of the standout UK Rail events of the year.  Hima Sella.


What an amazing day at RSN. many thanks to the new people I have met and talked today. lots of potential new leafs to turn in to legitimate business arrangements.


Rolling Stock Networking Event, 2023, best one to date, we at Achilles had so many quality conversations with existing and potential customers/partners.


Great day, Feet ache, knees knackered. 


Thank you to Kevin Lane and Susan Lane for organising the event, we are already looking forward to next years!


Absolutely brilliant but tiring day at Rolling Stock Networking in Derby today.


Thanks to the organising companies who have done a sterling job. 


You all have made this transition easier for me into the land of the self employed. Rail Competence and Compliance


A great mix of companies this year ranging from previous exhibitors to new ones. A value added day for sure.


Just like to say I think the show was great again.


It has been a very successful day for SEGULA Technologies UK Rail team at the Rolling Stock Networking event held in Derby!


A great day behind at RSN event in Derby!


First time there but it was worth the effort. Great event overall and we had good discussions with clients.


We had a brilliant day exhibiting at Rolling Stock Networking yesterday.


It was great to meet with both existing, and potential new customers, and we have some interesting leads to follow up on.


We enjoyed working with you, and found the event very well organised and attended, so we are looking forward to next year’s one.


Thanks for organizing this event and hosting usvery well.





It was really good to get back to a full strength exhibition like RSN again and I think the quality of exhibitors was the best that I have seen at the event.


The Meet the Buyer meetings were really well organised and managed by Antoinette and it was a good opportunity to meet new suppliers and catch up with some that I already knew.

Tim Ward – Procurement Manager – Tenders and Process – Alstom


Well done Mr and Mrs Lane for the best show in rail.  It’s staggering the response we have had a huge thanks from us.  Orange Train Wash Exhibitor.


Yesterday was such an amazing turn out at the Derby Arena! 😀  Acres Engineering – Exhibitor


Fantastic day at RSN today. Great to meet so many friends and clients.  Massive thank you to Kevin, Sue and the great team from RSN for organising the event.  RSG Engineering – Exhibitor


It was absolutely crap…….can we book now for next year.  Undisclosed exhibitor.


Thank-you to everyone at Rolling Stock Networking who made it such a wonderful event, I still remember the first one, however this one was top notch – We were able to experience the wonderful people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make the #railway sector tick first hand – Sat Singh Basra – Resolute Group


Our pleasure to sponsor an event that brings so many people together so successfully.  Tony Howard RSSB.


Great atmosphere – Phil Crew – Resolute Group


The event and conference appeared to run very smoothly with good feedback from everyone I spoke to.  It was the first time I attended this one but hopefully not the last !  – Daniel Pyke Visitor


We have had a fantastic day at Rolling Stock Networking today – Flotec Exhibitor


We had a really good day at the event. Probably one of the busiest at the Arena I have seen for some time.  DB ESG Exhibitor.


A great (and incredibly busy) day at Rolling Stock Networking – RTS Solutions.


Brilliant day at the Rolling Stock Networking event yesterday. Good footfall, lots of positive discussions and excellent networking!  Thanks to everyone for stopping by, brilliant event Kevin Lane and team.  Sara Pierepont – Millenium Exhibitor


Rolling Stock Networking – great day in Derby with XXX, Fabulous to see so many familiar faces and meet new suppliers.  Lorna Derrick – Hitachi Rail


We had a great day at Rolling Stock Networking today. Hope to see you all next year!   TRB


All done now for another year. What a fantastic show it was. Great see see some old friends and to make some new ones. Footfall was high and lets just say, there is quite a lot of following up to do.

Thank you to Kevin Lane for organising such a great event.   CB Frost Exhibitor.


A really productive day at Rolling Stock Networking in Derby.  Some really good chats and discussions, and good to catch up with a few people on existing projects, definitely worth the late nights and effort that’s gone into this alongside progressing existing work.  Akriveia Exhibitor.


It was a very good show, for me particular the Meet the buyer event. Very useful. Thank you guys.  Natalia Pickett – Head of Procurement – Keolis Amey Docklands


We had a great show yesterday, thank you Rolling Stock Networking, Kevin and the team. We got to talk to lots of people and the atmosphere was perfect for networking. Well done!  Rolling Stock Networking what a great show – well done!   Acutest – Exhibitor


Didn’t get a chance to congratulate you yesterday but a top show and extremely well worth the visit.   Hope be back next year as an exhibitor.  Carl Watkins – Visitor



You might be interested to know that a number of people who I spoke to yesterday now put RSN ahead of (Name of major show removed by RSN) in the list of shows they try to visit, so well done you and your team.  Exhibitor.


It was an incredibly busy day yesterday, we were inundated with people wanting to speak with us. Stadler.


Just wanted to say a massive thank you to Kevin Lane and his team for the networking event yesterday, 161 Brochures taken and 9 Zoom calls booked over 3 days next week. That is what I call networking!  Thanks for all the positive comments from 11 different Train Operators as well.  It has been an unbelievable event for me.  Martin Whitbread the Orange Train Wash Company.


Great day today and thanks to Rolling Stock Networking for putting on a great show. Made a huge number of contacts and managed to solidify some of those virtual meet-ups.  Custom Insulation Exhibitor


Perfect location…. show dedicated to rolling stock couldn’t be better for us it’s a no brainer.  Design & Analysis Exhibitor.


It was very pleasant to meet a lot of prospective members…..We have had over 50 people dropping by our stand to discuss our membership benefits. Railway Industry Association.


I would like to take this opportunity to thank both you and Kevin and the many Team members behind the scenes, for organising such a great show – AGAIN!!  We feel the RSN is a worthwhile show. In my mind, the show was far more adsorbing than (Name of major show removed by RSN) which costs a small fortune and returns little. I think you have the balance right and we look forward to the show next year.  Exhibitor


Great to see such a fantastic turnout yesterday at the Rolling Stock Networking event in Derby. It was wonderful to catch up with people I know and also meet some new faces.  Visitor T & RS Engineering.


Great to meet all our visitors and proud to be a part of the very busy RSN 2021 exhibition last week Greenbank Group UK Exhibitor


After a great turnout this time last week at the Rolling Stock Networking event, SEGULA Technologies will definitely be in attendance of the next one!  Exhibitor


A huge amount of interest generated from the RSN event last week.  LORAM Exhibitor


We have been very pleased there has been a lot of footfall.  Great to be back amongst like minded Rail professionals at last week’s Rolling Stock Networking show. The show was a real success for Datum and we look forward to progressing the interest we had.


Thanks to Kevin Lane, Susan Lane and their team for such a well organised event.  Datum Composites Exhibitor


Thank you Kevin Lane and Susan Lane for organising such a fantastic event! Lots of people came to visit our stand to say hello and we received great feedback about the Technical Seminars from those people who attended too! Roll on RSN2022! We will definitely be exhibiting again   AEGIS


I thoroughly enjoyed being able to catch up with industry friends again after how limited we have been to do so face to face. Visitor


We have had a great day here, we have been to quite a lot of rail events this year and this has certainly been one of the best and most productive.  Achilles


This has been particularly interesting and important for me for networking.  The UK is a unique railway market due to the quantity of stakeholders and the continuous changes in relationships which makes a constant presence essential.  Let me congratulate once again for the success of the event, I have found it profitable and effective for our scope.  Target achieved for me.  Luca Giantin FISA


It’s been a very productive day today, it’s been absolutely fantastic to open our supplier base it’s given us a fantastic opportunity to work with those individuals and make those key connections.  Chris Ebswood Stadler.


It’s been fabulous absolutely brilliant incredible support for Railway Children Dave Ellis


Thank you to Kevin Lane & Susan Lane for organising a great event as always and we look forward to seeing everyone at the next one in 2022!  Visitor


Great show and some good leads Thanks. IM Kelly R & A Exhibitor.


Fantastic day at Rolling Stock Networking!  Thanks to Susan Lane and Kevin Lane for organising and all the fab people who came to say hello!  Flotec Exhibitor


All happy and smiling after a successful day yesterday at the Rolling Stock Networking event in Derby.  Train Bits and More Exhibitor


Great feedback from our guys who manned our stand at the event this year. LPA Group Exhibitor


We had such a good time we’ve booked to exhibit in July 2022.  Retail Furniture


The fair was a success and we were able to make many interesting contacts. netwiss exhibitor.


Excellent day yesterday at #RSN. Talked lots, laughed lots and even shook hands with people!!!!! Great event. Looking forward to next years already. Exhibitor CB Frost.


We had a great day at RSN2021, so good to meet everyone again after such a long time. Thanks again for the opportunity for Westermo Network Technologies to be the platinum sponsor for this years event!  Westermo.


Thank you for arranging a successful show!  Well done Dellner Polymer and Glass Products.


Top event, well done Kevin, Sue and the team   Exec Director Visitor.


Great event, great to see everyone again, great to meet new people, see you again next year!  Design & Analysis Exhibitor.


It was great to speak to so many people face to face, especially despite fuel shortages and delays from covid! Thank you to everyone who visited and made the show such a success.  Rowe Hankins Exhibitor.


This was a fantastic event to engage the rail industry stakeholders, with a strong presence of Capgemini. It was my pleasure to attend.  Capgemini Exhibitor


A busy day yesterday at RSN! Thank you to all people involved in the organisation and to all people that managed to visit the event and our seminars!  You made it a success!  Lucia Capogna – Technical Seminar Speaker


Thought I would drop you a note to congratulate you on the RSN event last week. It was quite a productive event with a lot of relevant people available. I thought it was very well organised. Already looking forward to next year.  Televic Visitor


Well done team RSN on a fantastically successful event!! Roll on RSN 2022!  Exhibitor


Well done Kev and team. We will be back next year  Exhibitor


Your team has been a pleasure to work with, I am sure we will book again with you again.  Exhibitor


Thank you once again for holding an excellent event.  Stauff Exhibitor


Our sincerest thanks to you and your team for organising the Rolling Stock Networking event.  Exhibitor


Great job. Thanks to the RSN team  FliteTrak


Excellent day at this year’s RSN event in Derby. Lots of interest and great to hold face to face conversations with the client and supply chain.  Sella Controls

RSN 2019 Feedback

I would like to take this opportunity to say, RSN was a wonderful experience for Mattei Compressors Ltd and a BIG THANK YOU, to you and your team for making this possible !”  Graham S Leach Business Development Director Rail & Transportation Ing. Enea Mattei S.p.A.


Let me congratulate for the result had with the event, my personal point of view is that in general the event has achieved all the results (quantity and quality of attendees and participants), and in particular for me has been a great and profitable day, again for the massive interest of the market in us and in our serious focus on the UK market. So, congratulations again. Luca Giantin FISA.


I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say congratulations on a very successful event!  We heard so many excellent reports from other exhibitors about the quality of visitors attending as well as how impressed people were about the professional delivery of the event and conference.  Well done to you all and we look forward to supporting you again next year!  Eli Rees-King – Marketing Communications Director – Rail Alliance



“Great show, looking forward to the next show, we all appreciate the hard work in making the 1st one a success” Ravi Taheem Sourcing Director at CAF Rolling Stock UK


We were very impressed with the whole event and the professionalism of the team.  Our stand was busy with a range of different people and we made some good contacts.  We will be putting this in our event diary for the future. Alice Gilman Vivarail.


“Fantastic atmosphere today – well done you two!  Superb organisation, your hard work has paid off”   Maria Smith – Development Manager at Flotec.



“Wanted to say I had a great show, really good for chit-chat and catchup with the industry in a relaxed environment”. Damon Cadman Sales Engineer LPA Channel Electric Ltd


“The whole EnPro team had a blast today, and we would like to place on record our thanks to the team… you broke us in to our first ever trade show!  It was a brilliant day!  I am still buzzing!  I had no idea that trade shows were our thing; but I find myself thoroughly excited and looking forward to the next one!  Daniel Cartwright – Commercial Director at EnPro Group Ltd


I just wanted to send you a quick note to say huge congratulations on yesterdays event.  There wasn’t anyone we spoke with who wasn’t incredibly positive about the day and once again thank you so much for your support of Railway Children and that of your teams.  Dave Ellis – Railway Children.


Credit to you and your team for having organised such a successful event.  Robin Capel-Dunn LPA Group.


Thank you for your help and support during the RSN Event.  We are especially pleased with the work you did for us on Linked In, but to be honest, the whole event was extremely good for us and we are delighted with the responses from visitors to our stand. Sue and all the team were absolutely brilliant and everyone was extremely helpful (not at all like other venues I could mention ? ).  Keep up the good work, you have some high standards to maintain.  John Skerratt – Holbro Engineering.



Great turnout, some good leads, great to meet up with old friends and make some new ones.  Mike Harmer. Schaltbau.


Phil Lenier and Lee Farms had a brilliant day yesterday at the Rolling Stock Networking event. Thank you to everybody that took an interest in Dyer Engineering Ltd and we look forward to following up on some exciting enquiries.

We thought it was a great event, definitely one of the better ones we’ve attended in this sector and really well put together. Katie Delve, Inward Investment Executive, Marketing Derby.


Thank you to the organisers for a fantastic day at RSN. The AEGIS stand was always busy and we met with lots of current contacts and new.
We will definitely be supporting this event again. ! Nicola McGuire – Aegis Engineering Systems.




Great show last week, really enjoyed it. Shame I couldn’t get on it this year but I’ve given the marketing team a bit more notice this time and I believe they’ve already confirmed for next year.  Leigh Chapman TT Electronics.


I’d like to thank you for organising such an excellent event. This is my first time at RSN and I was very impressed with the exhibitors, speakers, and the venue as well. Mark Newsom  Regional Sales Manager (South West) AE Petsche.


For a first time event it was really good, great to see many familiar faces too. Ken Cleal Head of Production at Stauff Uk.


Via Twitter.  Still buzzing at @RSNevents so many companies exhibiting. Cat Appleby.


I just wanted to pass on my well wishes and to say thank you for a wonderful event and we look forward to the next one. Satt Basra – Resolute Group.


I really did enjoy the show, in fact that much we are now looking at applying to exhibit our selves next year, if we do, it will be my first ever as an exhibitor …. John Good Shipping.



What our customers are saying

“161 Brochures taken and 9 Zoom calls booked over 3 days next week – that is what I call networking!

“It has been an unbelievable event for me.”

– Martin Whitbread, the Orange Train Wash Company