SMaRT exhibited at the Middle East Rail expo held at the World Trade Centre, Dubai, 26-27th February 2019. MER is the largest Rail Conference & Exhibition across the Middle East, North Africa, Indian Subcontinent & Central Asia that brings together professionals from railway design, engineering, construction, and maintenance. The SMaRT stand attracted plenty of fellow railway industry professionals to discuss sand mitigation and resilience Sand mitigation is a significant issue affecting desert railways and the SMaRT Team identified the expo as an excellent opportunity to engage with railway industry professionals. Thank you to our industrial partners Salcef, Ansaldo and Astaldi for their support! And thank you to everyone who visited the SMaRT stand.