15th-17th Nov 2019, London

HackTrain VI

The Putting Passengers First Hackathon

The ultimate transport hackathon is back
once again!

We’ve upped the game this year. For the Network Rail challenges, the best ideas have an opportunity to receive acceleration funding to further develop them after the hackathon!

Join us on a journey to innovate the rail industry over 3 crazy days of hacking!





Last Year's

Challenges For
HackTrain VI

Passenger Experience

What next generation of technology can improve the travel experience by 100x for passengers?

Network Performance

How can train and network performance be improved through the use of real-time and historical data?

Rolling Stock Enhancement

How can we improve the trains we ride on so that they are more efficient and comfortable?

Intelligent Infrastructure

How can we maintain our infrastructure assets more effiecently to ensure our assets fail less?

and more ...

Hackathon Winner Prizes

Team Prizes:
£600 Travel Voucher x4
to anywhere in the world
For 1st Place Hackathon Winners Team
For 2nd Place Hackathon Team
Nintendo Switch x 4
For 3rd Place Hackathon Team
Amazon Echo x4
Individual Prizes:
Amazon Echo Spot x 2
Nintendo NES Classic Mini x2
Secret Bounty Challenge:
Announced very 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 Announced Soon

Andrew Haines

Chief Executive Officer
Network Rail

River Tamoor Baig

Chief Executive Officer
Hack Partners


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 VI would not be possible!

Frequently Asked Questions

Hack Partners Contact

WeWork Provost & East,
145 City Road, London, UK