Hackatrain 2020 Update

In times of corona you need to be creative, so this year we decided doing things differently.

What’s new?

• This year we won’t travel to Berlin, but we’ll stay in The Netherlands.

• No train ride will be involved, as the advice from our government is to only travel by train if necessary. Nonetheless we wanted to maintain the relationship with the railways (duh, our event is called ‘Hackatrain’ with a good reason). That’s why we’ve decided to organize the digital part of our event at the Railcenter in Amersfoort. Saying this…

• We’re going digital! We’ll set up a live stream and online radio station, which will be broadcasted from the Railcenter.
In terms of content think about live conversations with amazing speakers, live pitches & prize ceremony, a tastefully curated range of music, giveaways and a fun side program.

• This all, we’ll merge with a physical event. Participating teams (5-persons) will be staying in a 10, 12 or 16 person cottage at Landal Waterparc Veluwemeer. From there they can work together on solving ProRail’s tech challenge.


September 29 to October 2, 2020