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Westermo: A long-standing ally of the RailStaff Awards

Of the group of current supporters, only charities the Samaritans and the Transport Benevolent Fund have backed the RailStaff Awards for longer...

RailStaff Awards: A conduit for change

When Lee Woolcott-Ellis was recognised at the 2018 RailStaff Awards, it launched a roller coaster ride that he’s yet to get off. 

RailStaff Awards: Time to embark on a new journey

Where does the time go? It seems like only yesterday that the new line-up of rail industry heroes was crowned at the...

Meet the rail industry heroes of 2018

Not so long ago, in an enchanted land not so far away, a journey into a magical kingdom led to a fairytale ending for...

Transforming the customer experience

A lot has changed since Freightliner’s acquisition by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) three years ago. Over the past 12 months, the business has...

RailStaff Awards: Humble heroes

“People can be frustratingly modest,” said Great Western Railway’s media and communications manager Richard Salkeld. As someone whose job it is to show rail’s...

RailStaff Awards: Engineering success

As one major project comes to an end another is just beginning for Jacobs, the global engineering and professional services provider. Over the next couple...

Next gen staff for next gen services

Every spring, independent watchdog Transport Focus releases the results from its latest National Rail Passenger Survey (NRPS). The report is informed by responses from 50,000...

RailStaff Awards: Building a railway for the future

Super-franchise Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is in the middle of a historic transformation. The company is spearheading a modernisation programme to make it fit...

RailStaff Awards: Good luck!

The nominations are all in and the votes have been counted. All that’s left to do is announce this year’s winners. Almost 300 nominations have...

RailStaff Awards: People are our future

CP5 has been a challenging control period for the whole rail industry; however, through collaboration, developing relationships with new customers, and investing in technology...

Guardians of the railway

If you listen to speeches from industry figureheads, we are often reminded that passenger journeys on the railways have more than doubled in the...

Great westerners

Before the sun had even risen on 20 August, the very first Class 802 train specifically built for Devon and Cornwall left Plymouth for...

RailStaff Awards: Highs and lows

Satnam Thiara strolled up to the stage at the 2010 RailStaff Awards bursting with pride as the winner of the Newcomer of the Year...

RailStaff Awards: Investing for the future

The transition from one control period to another can be challenging, but the promise of investment in CP6 gives companies reason to be optimistic. Total...

RailStaff Awards: A touch of magic

The NEC isn’t the obvious place for the forces of magic and sorcery to place their portal into the mortal realm, but visitors to...

RailStaff Awards: People – our number one priority

A business is only as strong as its people. “It’s an old cliche but I fully believe in it,” said Steve McLaren, managing director...

Getting ready for the Digital Railway

The modernisation of the signalling and control systems that manage Britain’s railway will represent a sizeable chunk of the planned investment for CP6 and...