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RailStaff Awards: Celebrating extraordinary people

On May 18, hundreds of people travelled between London Paddington and Exeter St Davids on Great Western Railway’s (GWR) last High Speed Train (HST)...

RailStaff Awards: Introducing your host…

Showman Richard Salkeld shone so brightly at the 2018 RailStaff Awards that organisers have signed him up to return for this year’s ceremony.Not only...

Help in hard times

What can you buy for £1? You could pick up a couple of pints of milk. A chocolate bar, or two, if you’re lucky....

RailStaff Awards: From one family to another

In its 130-year history, Bollé has grown from a small cottage-based business in the French Alps to one of the world’s leading manufacturers of...

More than just an awards ceremony

If you’ve been to the RailStaff Awards, you’ll understand it’s an event like no other. Not only does it bring frontline and corporate staff together...

RailStaff Awards: Three is a magic number

It’s been a busy few years for on-track plant hire specialists Total Rail Solutions (TRS). After investing millions of pounds in reliable, new equipment...

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 than industrial...

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. The Rail Person...

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 2018 RailStaff...

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...