Shortlist announced for Railway Innovation Awards 2023

The judges for the Railway Innovation Awards 2023 are pleased to reveal the shortlist of entries for this year's event, which will be the 25th for the industry's longest standing awards event.

The awards ceremony takes place on Friday 23 June at the Marriott Grosvenor Square, London. Attendees will hear from keynote speaker Steve White, Managing Director of Southeastern, find out who the winners are and enjoy unrivalled networking opportunities with their peers.

In each of the eight awards categories, one of the shortlisted entrants will be declared the winner, with Highly Commended certificates awarded to the others on the shortlist.

You can find more information about the awards here. To book your place to attend the awards, contact Chris Shilling via email at or call 07736 635916.

Shortlisted entries

Cross-Industry Partnership

  • LIDAR Point Cloud Data Capture – Cordel
  • Passenger Assist Programme – Rail Delivery Group
  • Possession Intelligence Forecast – EviFile and Frazer-Nash
  • Trains with Brains – Transmission Dynamics

Engineering and Safety

  • Digital Manufacturing – DB ESG and Angel Trains
  • Geofencing – Connected Places Catapult and Network Rail
  • In Service Infrastructure Monitoring – Northern
  • Strategy Engineering and Asset Management System – Cognizant and Network Rail

Environment and Sustainability

  • I Came By Train – Trainline
  • Improving Environmental and Sustainability Performance – Greater Anglia
  • Independently Powered EMU – Stadler
  • Technocrete – Transpennine Route Upgrade East of Leeds

Operations and Performance

  • Crew Displacement Management Tool – MTR Elizabeth line & CPC Systems
  • Digital Coach Signposts – LNER
  • Immersive Reality Driver Training – Northern
  • Manchester Recovery Task Force – Steer

Passenger Experience

  • Accessible Travel Simulation – Northern
  • CIS Enhancements – Southeastern
  • Request to Stop – HITRANS

People, Skills and Diversity

  • Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce – Southeastern
  • Journey into Rail – Auctus Management Group
  • Track’a’thon – South Western Railway
  • Travel Companion – Avanti West Coast

Small Scale Project

  • Konux Switch – Konux
  • State of the Railway Compiler – Network Rail and Realtime Trains
  • Voice of the Customer Report – Chiltern Railways

Major Project

  • Crossrail Completion – Bechtel/Transcend/Crossrail
  • Pendolino Refurbishment – Avanti West Coast