We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 24th Rail Business Awards!
Congratulations to all of our finalists!
A huge thank you to all those who have submitted entries this year and to our fantastic judging panel.
The winners will be revealed on Wednesday 23rd February 2022 at The Royal Lancaster, London. Click here to book your tickets for the night.
The Richard Hope Award and Industry Leader winner will be announced on the night.
For excellence in the management and maintenance of rolling stock or infrastructure assets across the UK rail sector.
Amey Consulting, Speed Restriction Insight Tool (SPRINT)
Geobear, WCML Shugborough Tunnel Shaft & Void Filling
Network Rail, Insight
Translink, Rail Health Strategy
For excellence in the provision of services to rail users, whether passenger or freight.
Eligibility: This category is open to any organisation involved in the delivery of services to rail users, including train operators, local authorities, developers, infrastructure service suppliers and station owners or operators.
KeolisAmey Docklands, KeeolisAmey Docklands Customer Service Excellence
South Western Railway, Welcome Hosts
Southeastern Railway, Mobile Assist Staff
To recognise efforts to improve gender balance, diversity and inclusion within the UK rail industry.
Atkins Ltd, #Differentmakesadifference
Northern, Making Northern a great place to work for everyone.
ScotRail, Pride of ScotRail - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
West Midlands Trains, Diversity in Rail - West Midlands Trains
For any company or organisation providing education or training services for the UK rail industry or putting training and development at the heart of their business.
GB Railfreight, GB Railfreight’s new Peterborough Operations and Training Facility
GWR, Increasing Apprenticeships in the midst of a Pandemic
Nexus, Our New Learning Centre is transforming employee development
TransPennine Express, The excellent training facility of the Mission Room and the apprenticeship scheme
For the most successful infrastructure enhancement or station development project, including schemes to improve accessibility and/or facilitate multi-modal integration.
Atkins, Laing O’Rourke, Network Rail and VolkerRail, Bletchley Flyover
Buckingham Group Contracting Ltd, Howdon Satellite Depot
Morgan Sindall VolkerFitzpatrick Joint Venture, Barking Riverside Extension
Network Rail, East Coast Upgrade - King's Cross remodelling
Network Rail, East Coast Upgrade Werrington Grade Separation portal push
For the development of innovative technology, products, systems or services within the rail industry.
Network Rail/ KONUX, KONUX switch and crossing monitoring and predictive maintenance solution
Nexus and Stadler, Putting Customers at the Heart of New Metro Train Design
Scott Parnell Ltd, FlexMSE - Vegetated Retaining Walls
Skanska Construction UK Ltd, Euston Station Enabling Works - Design Models in Augmented Reality within a London Station
Southeastern Railway, SeatFinder
Whoosh, Real-Time Journey Dashboard
For the most successful marketing campaign, PR, external or internal communications project.
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), Affirmation Art
Network Rail, East Coast Upgrade - King's Cross Station remodelling
Nexus, Bold Actions to Drive Recovery
Nexus, Putting Customers at the Heart of New Metro Train Design
TransPennine Express, TransPennine Express Reassurance Campaign
For any business or other organisation operating within the UK’s rail freight sector including train and terminal operators, logistics companies and supply chain or forwarding agents.
DB Cargo UK & Associated British Ports, Associated British Ports and DB Cargo UK complete “The Southampton Job”
Rail Operations (UK) Limited, Orion high speed logistics
For the most outstanding team working within the UK rail industry.
Eligibility: This award is for any team providing functions relating to rail business management, development or service delivery, whether customer-facing or behind the scenes.
AmcoGiffen and Network Rail Black Bridge Project Team
Dartmoor Line Project Group
East Coast Digital Programme (ECDP)
Network Rail and industry partners
For the most successful railway safety and/or security initiatives.
Arcadis, SIte Works Tracker Application
Atkins Ltd, OLE Static Analysis Tool (OLE-StAT)
Network Rail, Safety Task Force
Tram Operations Lmited, Correct Side Door Enabling (CSDE)
GWR, Taunton Station Improvements
Network Rail / Bam Nuttall / Govia Thameslink Railway / Innvu, Denmark Hill Station Enhancement Project
Scotland's Railway, Glasgow Queen Street station redevelopment
For any company demonstrating excellence within the UK rail supply chain, providing products or services to any part of the UK rail sector.
Diamond Rail Services, Diamond Rail Services Front of House
One Big Circle Ltd, Automated Intelligent Video Review - One Big Circle and Network Rail's Signalling Innovations Group & Asset Information Services
Rail Electrification Alliance (REAL), Phase 2 of the East Coast Main Line Power Supply Upgrade programme (part of the East Coast Upgrade)
For the most successful sustainability or environmental initiative within the UK rail industry.
Atkins Ltd, Great crested newts (GCN) Detection Dogs
GREATER ANGLIA, GREATER ANGLIA
Northern, Commitment to environmental sustainability
For the UK passenger or freight train operator demonstrating overall business excellence and providing the most outstanding customer service.
London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
To recognise efforts to improve mental and physical health & wellbeing across the UK rail industry.
Siemens Mobility Limited
Atkins Ltd, Changing the way we think and act about mental health in the workplace
Hearts, Minds, Network Rail Southern region
Arriva Rail London
For the most outstanding young professional working within the UK rail industry.
Eligibility: A professional under the age of 35 as at 31/12/21 (DOB to be stated on entry). This award is for excellence in any of the functions relating to the management of a rail business.