Open House to the Future

In-House Exhibition in Freilassing 17. - 19.09.2019

Safety. Process velocity. Environment protection. These topics define the future of track construction around the globe. In a factory exhibition, ROBEL shows to clients and distribution partners ideas that are going to shape this future.

Besides machines and vehicle systems in the assembly halls and on track, the visitors will experience:

- A worksite operated exclusively with battery powered devices
- The premiere of track construction robots in the brand new ROBEL R&D Center
- Considerably more room for service – from Retrofit to spring test bench

Moreover, workshops during the exhibition allow the intensive exchange with experts from all fields of track maintenance.

Please note that due to limited capacity, this event is specifically aimed at customers and partners of ROBEL. Registrations are only valid after confirmation by the ROBEL sales team.

From experts for experts

Workshops during our In-House Exhibition

The maximum number of participants has been reached.
Registration for workshops is no longer possible.

Workshop I: The construction site of the future
Daily from 10:00 – 11:00
A complete rail exchange with battery powered machines only:

  • Demonstration of the working method and tips for optimal use
  • Elaborate all the advantages
  • Explanations on new technologies
  • Developers in exchange with users


Workshop II: Refurbishment for track vehicles
Daily from 11.00 - 12:00
Retrofit – advantages and realization in detail:

  • The way to the decision: necessary steps
  • What revisions are possible, which makes sense?
  • How does a retrofit work - the implementation in detail
  • Customer testimonials
  • Service professionals in exchange with track construction professionals


Workshop III: ROBOT on Track
Daily from 13:00 – 14:00
Robotics – the future of spot track maintenance:

  • Robots as a chance and a challenge for the construction industry and network operators
  • Presentation of the idea ROBOT
  • Applications now and in the future
  • Demonstration of the way of working
  • Exchange of ideas on opportunities and risks
Inhouse exhibit 2015

Tour of the ROBEL factory

Customer Journey

Factory tours start from Tuesday, 17.09. until Thursday, 19.09. every hour between 9 and 16 o'clock.
Meeting point is the foyer at Industriestraße 31, 83395 Freilassing.

The tour includes the following stations:

1 Foyer (welcome and safety briefing)
2 Main building (company presentation)
3 R&D Center (assembly / ROBOT / ROCLEAN Ice)
4 Service & Support (production facility / paint stripping system / vehicles in different service stages)
5 Training workshop
6 Systems & Vehicles (Production / product exhibition)
7 Machinery & Tools (Product exhibition)      
     7.1 Vogel & Plötscher      
     7.2 Optional: Assembly, service workshop, continuous stress test


Depending on requirements, a detailed insight can be given at selected stations.
Talk to us about it!

Changes to the route or individual stations reserved.
Participation only after prior registration.


Questions about the In-House Exhibition

What’s the In-House Exhibition about?

ROBEL is constantly developing new products and presenting them at the major fairs worldwide. Every four years - whenever there is no trade show for the rail industry in Germany - ROBEL uses its own factory premises to show what's new.


This year’s In-House Exhibition has the motto “Open House to the Future”. All ROBEL divisions are aimed towards picking up and solving the big issues of the future:


Safety - Process Velocity ​​- Environmental Protection


Together with you, our customers, we create machines and services in order to successfully build, maintain and expand rail infrastructure over the next decades.

Who benefits from the In-House Exhibition?

The exhibition is aimed specifically at ROBEL customers and prospects of the railway (construction) industry.


Since the capacities are limited - in terms of personnel and space at the factory premises - ROBEL reserves the right to limit registrations. After registering for the exhibition, you will receive feedback from your personal contact at ROBEL.

What can I expect from the In-House Exhibition?

All participants will receive a guided factory tour with insights into new developments in the areas of Machinery & Tools as well as Systems & Vehicles. There is also the opportunity to get involved, especially with small machines.


Ideas for the track construction of tomorrow, eg. studies on the products ROBOT and ROCLEAN Ice, will be shown at the brand new ROBEL R&D Center. Another main topic for the future - sustainability and value preservation - is being addressed by the significantly expanded and digitized service area.


For the first time, workshops will take place during the exhibition, in which new ideas and solutions for track construction will emerge through intensive dialogue between developers and users.


Come to the exhibition for a lively interaction with the international rail industry as well as with the persons behind the ROBEL products. Your physical well-being will be taken care of!

When does the In-house Exhibition take place?

From Tuesday, 17.09. until Thursday 19.09. the ROBEL factory gates are open from 9 AM to 6 PM.


Tours will always start on the full hour from 9 AM The last tour starts at 4 PM.

How long does the guided tour take?

The guided tour through the ROBEL factory premises takes about 1:30 h.


There is also the possibility to set personal priorities in the areas of Machinery & Tools, Systems & Vehicles or Service & Support for more detailed information.

Is ROBEL also present at the ÖVG conference?

Yes. On Wednesday, 18.09.2019 there will be a machine demonstration at the main station in Salzburg. There you will experience the ROGRIND HF Head Hybrid Grinding Machine as well as the ROGRIND 3.0 Welders Best Friend Grinding Machine live on track.

How do I get from the ÖVG conference to the ROBEL exhibition?

We are happy to organize your transfer from the conference in the Kongresshaus or the main train station in Salzburg to ROBEL in Freilassing. Please discuss the details of your arrival as soon as you register with the ROBEL employees.

What's the best way to get to the In-House Exhibition?

  • Arrival by train to the station Freilassing
  • Arrival from Munich airport by train to Freilassing
  • Arrival from Salzburg airport by train or taxi to Freilassing
  • Arrival by car: designated, limited parking spaces are available


If required, we can organize your transfer from the station Freilassing to ROBEL. Please discuss the details of your arrival as soon as you register with the ROBEL employees.

until 01.08.2019

Registration for In-House Exhibition 2019

The registration period is over, but the doors for our In-House Exhibition are still open.

Please contact your ROBEL sales representative or send an email to

Do you still have questions about the exhibition 2019?

ROBEL contact

ROBEL Sales team


ROBEL Bahnbaumaschinen GmbH

Industriestraße 31

83395 Freilassing