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Engineering and Safety Award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020 Article

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 Article

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

Rail in Wales and the West - Session 1 Article

Rail in Wales and the West - Session 2

Improving the Western Route – Mike Gallop, Director, Network Rail Western Route
A single source of truth for operational control and disruption management – Alex Robertson, Head of Business Development, Tracsis
Exploiting opportunities for rail freight growth in Wales and the West, Julian Worth, Chair of the CILT Rail Freight Forum

Golden whistle award Article

First Golden Whistle winners announced

Modern Railways and the Institution of Railway Operators are pleased to announce the first winners in the 2021 Golden Whistle awards.

Delay minutes Whistles winners named Article

Delay minutes Whistles winners named

Our fourth day of virtual announcements of winners at the 2021 Golden Whistle awards focuses on the prizes for minimising delay minutes.

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Celebrating innovation

Excitement is mounting for the Fourth Friday Club Railway Innovation Awards on 15 October. Modern Railways summarises a selection of entries

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VIDEO: Devolution agenda is vital for North of England

​​​​​​​TfN Chief Executive emphasies need for local involvement in decision-making

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VIDEO: HS2 will provide a boost for the North

UK-wide impact of the project emphasised

BR Fares Environment Award Article

Environment award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020

Environmental issues are high on the political agenda and the Covid crisis is only heightening our awareness of these challenges. Hear from our category sponsor BR Fares, which introduces our three shortlisted entries in this category...

Special award for Covid-19 response RIIA 2020 Article

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

Large project award Article

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.

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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.

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Rail in the North of England conference - Session 1

This session features presentations from David Hoggarth, Strategic Rail Director, Transport for the North. Neal Fleming, Digital Services Project Manager, Porterbrook. Adrian Quine, Director, Rail Charter Services Ltd

Outstanding Operators at 2021 Whistles Article

Outstanding Operators at 2021 Whistles

Operators who have gone the extra mile in striving for excellence have been rewarded with prizes at the 2021 Golden Whistle awards, announced today.

Golden Whistle Wednesday Article

Best performing freight operators announced

Reaching the halfway point in our announcement of Golden Whistles winners, today we are pleased to announce the winners in the Freight category.