18th-21st Sept 2018, Berlin

HackTrain InnoTrans

The Best Hackathon Meets The Best Transport Festival

The ultimate transport hackathon is back
once again!

This year we are proud to announce that InnoTrans, the biggest and best transport innovation event in the world has partnered with HackTrain to run what will be a truly special hackathon.

Join us on a journey to innovate the rail industry over 4 crazy days of hacking!








Challenges For
HackTrain InnoTrans

Customer Experience

What next generation of technology can improve the travel experience by 1000x for passengers?

Operational Efficieny

How can performance be improved through the use of data and machine learning?

Rolling Stock Enhancement

What can we do with the vast amount of data that trains are producing nowadays?

Intelligent Infrastructure

How can we build and operate our future infrastructure assets more effiecently?

and more ...


Team Prizes:
£600 Travel Voucher
to anywhere in the world
Overall Winners
2nd Place
3rd Place
Individual Prizes:
£100 Amazon Voucher
Audio Technica Turntable
Nespresso Essenza Mini Coffee Machine
More coming soon!
Who will be there?

Mentors & Speakers

This year we are not holding back. Then again, when do we ever? We've hunted down the absolute brightest and best rail experts in the world and have invited them to mentor our equally talented hackers!

More Mentors & Speakers Coming

Graham Hopkins

Group Director
Network Rail

Apurva Sinha

Head of Innovation
Network Rail

Evelin Skeppstrom

Product Manager

River Tamoor Baig

RailTech Innovator

Justas Cernas

Software Engineer

James Brown

Data & Performance Engineer

Yasir Din

Data Scientist

Maithili Mehta

Software Developer


Time Left Until The Hackathon Starts




18 September 2018, Berlin, Germany

Register For The Launch

Don't quite want to take part but are curious to see what's going on? Then come along to our launch event for HackTrain InnoTrans at The Business Lougne in Marshall Haus at 17:00. RSVP here to gain entry. Please note, you must have a ticket for the InnoTrans fair to be able to attend the HackTrain InnoTrans launch.

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Partners & Sponsors

We are proud to be supported by some of the best organisations in the world and can't thank each of them enough for helping us! Without them, HackTrain InnoTrans would not be possible!

Frequently Asked Questions

Hackathon Location

Messe Berlin, Messedamm 22, 14055 Berlin, Germany