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Large project award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020
The large project prize is awarded to an entry which makes a significant impact on the rail industry. The category is introduced by sponsor Thales, before chair of the judging panel Haydn Abbott explains how the judges selected the winner.
Passenger Experience award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020
This category comprises entries focused on making journeys better for passengers, whether that’s through better information, an improved on-board experience or better customer service. The shortlisted entries are introduced by category sponsor the Institution of Railway Operators
Special award for Covid-19 response - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020
A significant number of entries to this year’s awards were innovations responding to the Covid-19 crisis, so the judges decided to create a special category recognising some of these. This category is sponsored by Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe, and the shortlist comprises
Engineering and Safety Award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020
Running a safe and reliable railway is the number one objective for all operators, passenger and freight. In this category we see three very different innovations contributing to improvements in engineering and safety, introduced by category sponsor the Railway Industry Association
Cross Industry Partnership Award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020
The railway is a system and is therefore at its best when companies collaborate to improve the way it operates. Our category sponsor Resonate introduces three entries which demonstrate good examples of cross-industry working
2020 Railway Industry Innovation Awards Ceremony
Watch the awards cereony here, streaming now.
Coming soon – the Railway Industry Innovation Awards
On Friday 23 October we will be holding an online version of our annual Railway Industry Innovation Awards, the longest standing awards event in the industry.
- Passenger experience
- Cross-industry partnership
- Operations and performance
- Engineering and safety
- Small-scale project
- Major project
- NEW: Covid crisis response
The Railway Industry Innovation Award entries are judged by a panel of industry experts: