Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) jointly with the Ministry of Railways of India decided to hold the 8 th International Railway Exhibition iree 2009 at between 24 and 26 August 2009 in the venue Delhi Pragati Maidan. In parallel, the exhibition is planned for 2-day conference on various aspects of the modernization of railways in India. iree exhibition first took place in 1990 in Calcutta, and since 2003 has been conducted 1 time in 2 years in part of the international industrial exhibition ietf, which is also carried out with a two-year period in February. iree 2007 occupied 7,000 square meters. m, the exhibition was attended by 146 companies, including 65 foreign from 12 countries (including Russia) and 17000 visitors. The delay of the exhibition this year and shift the dates of August due to the expectation of the organizers of the parliamentary elections and the formation of India's new government. iree Exhibition 2009 is regarded in India as an important step in attracting potential foreign partners to participate in the Government's planned multibillion-dollar program of development and modernization rail transport and infrastructure. Interest in this year's exhibition has already shown many of the world's leading manufacturers of the equipment rail industry. The organizing committee is very interested in participating in iree Conference and Exhibition 2009 Russian companies, which, in the opinion of Indian professionals, a great potential to participate in diverse collaborative projects.