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A lifetime of service

The railway is a way of life for many in the industry and unlike most other sectors it is not uncommon to find employees...

TBF celebrates station staff

The Transport Benevolent Fund CIO (generally known just as TBF), has stepped up once again to sponsor this year’s Station Staff of the Year...

Inspiring exceptional achievements

Every year, the RailStaff Awards honours the extraordinary individuals of the rail industry, but one award is bestowed on those deemed to have made...

RailStaff Awards 2023

It’s that time again – the countdown to the RailStaff Awards has begun, and although 2022’s event set the bar impossibly high, this year...

Real-life Heroes

While all RailStaff Awards nominees are outstanding individuals, those put forward for the Samaritans Lifesaver Award are true, real-life heroes, each one of them...

Engineering Success

The rail industry’s army of engineers keep the rail network running day and night, 365 days a year. Since the first days of the...

Train’d Up honours team players

Train’d Up is proud to sponsor this years’ ‘Rail Team of the Year’ award, recognising the amazing teamwork that goes on every day in...

Freightliner champions diversity and inclusion

The rail industry, like many others, is still getting to grips with including and representing the wide array of cultures, ethnicities, genders, sexualities, and...

RailStaff Awards names Rail Person of the Year

The Rail Person of the Year award celebrates the success of the rail industry’s most extraordinary individuals. Nominations are all about people who have...

Network Rail’s Sharon Salmon is an HR & Diversity superstar

Diversity is always in the spotlight, and rightly so. The rail industry, like all others, is still getting to grips with including and representing...

Samantha Winfield wins RailStaff Awards Health & Wellbeing prize

Poor physical or mental health can impact lives just as severely as workplace injury, and for this reason the RailStaff Awards celebrates staff who...

QTS MD Alan McLeish awarded for lifetime achievement

The Lifetime Achievement Award recognises those who’ve dedicated their lives to the railway, delivering excellence for the benefit of customers and colleagues alike. It reflects...

Santa’s little helpers take RailStaff Awards Covid Hero team prize

The RailStaff Awards returned in 2022 after a two-month hiatus caused by Covid-19. On its return, a new category was introduced to honour those...

Chloe Thomas from TfW is RailStaff Awards’ Rail Engineer of the Year

Without the UK’s army of expert Rail Engineers, the network wouldn’t exist. It’s as simple as that. Since the very first days of the railway,...

Southeastern’s Lauren Heap is named Rail Manager of the Year

Railway managers face a unique set of challenges as passenger loadings increase, freight volumes grow, and more capital is invested in expanding capacity. Making...

RailStaff Awards applauds the vital work of UK Rail for Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has sent shockwaves across the globe, and this year’s Rail Team of the Year award went to a group of...

LNER chef Gavin Dicks has the recipe for success

The RailStaff Awards returned in 2022 after a two-month hiatus caused by the Covid-19. On its return, a new category was introduced to honour...

Network Rail’s Matt Foote awarded for inclusive recruitment ethos

Recruitment isn’t just about getting job roles filled. Building an inclusive organisation should be a key consideration in any recruitment strategy and, though much...