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We’re pleased to announce that Alison Rumsey, group HR director for Network Rail, will be part of the independent industry panel judging this year’s RailStaff Awards. Responsible for creating the overall people strategy for CP6, Alison was appointed to Network...
Shauni McDonald picked up her first award in 2011, quickly followed by another two in the same year. In 2012, she was presented with one more and then in 2013 she received yet another. Shauni has enough awards to...
Who inspires you? A parent, a teacher, your best friend? You may never have thought to name the people who have shaped your life and career, but they are journeys that few people make alone. On 29 November, the RailStaff...
More than 1,000 people have been named on the New Year's Honours list 2018 for exceptional achievement and service. Among them are a number of individuals who have been praised for their work in the UK's rail industry. Read on...
Grabbing a set of 25kg weights, Freightliner’s Steve Cokayne talks me through his warm up routine. We meet at the gym he trains at in Leicestershire on a Friday morning. It’s been a long week for Steve, who has...

A year to remember

It has been a remarkable year for permanent way technician Rebecca Munro. She came into the RailStaff Awards having already been named as the best apprentice in the country twice this year and left with her third trophy of...
With appearances from Madonna and Michael Jackson, a retro funfair and its own Club Topicana, the RailStaff Awards celebrated the industry's unsung heroes with a party like no other. Hundreds dressed in their finest - or in 1980s fancy dress...
Ambitious Network Rail graduate Lucy Hoyle won the 2016 Graduate of the Year award. Lucy, who studied geography at University College London (UCL) before joining the Network Rail graduate scheme in September 2015, said she had always been interested in working in...
Network Rail’s Bill Cooke would have been briefly disappointed to miss out on the Safety Person of the Year award to John Abbott and colleague Roan Willmore, but his fundraising exploits ensured he’d come away with a trophy before...
Danny Roberts of TransPennine Express and Natalie Dickinson from ISS Labour were the first winners of the night at the 2016 RailStaff Awards. Danny, a customer service assistant at Grimsby station, won the Outstanding Customer Service accolade. His nomination described a...

RailStaff December: Railway royalty

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