Latest Rail News

07.04.17

Entries open for UK Rail Industry Awards 2018

Entries are now open for the 2018 edition of the UK Rail Industry Awards (UKRIA). The event, hosted by RTM, brings together key decision-makers and leaders from across the industry to meet, network and celebrate the achievements of organisations working in rail

RTM is also pleased to announce that Sir Peter Hendy, chairman of Network Rail, who was the keynote speaker at UKRIA 2017, has joined the judging panel for the 2018 awards.

RTM’s Roy Rowlands, director of UKRIA, said: “Being shortlisted alone, not to mention winning one of the coveted awards, will raise the profile of your organisation in front of an audience of key rail industry decision-makers and professionals responsible for running the UK rail industry.

“If you have a story to tell that’s worthy of the attention of the UKRIA pan-industry panel of judges and would like to win one of these coveted awards, then enter today.”

UKRIA 2018, the fifth instalment of the prestigious awards, will be held on 22 March at Battersea Evolution in London.

Last year’s event saw over 1,100 professionals from the rail industry attend and more than 130 individual organisations submitted entries in the 23 different award categories.

The entry deadline is Monday 25 September and each category is free to enter.

The awards up for grabs are:

Comments

There are no comments. Why not be the first?

Add your comment

 

related

Rail industry Focus

View all News

Comment

The challenge of completing Crossrail

05/07/2019The challenge of completing Crossrail

With a new plan now in place to deliver Crossrail, Hedley Ayres, National Audit Office manager, major projects and programmes, takes a look at ho... more >
Preparing the industry to deliver trains for the future

04/07/2019Preparing the industry to deliver trains for the future

The move to decarbonise the rail network involves shifting to cleaner modes of traction by 2050. David Clarke, technical director at the Railway ... more >

'the sleepers' blog

Maximising efficiency requires investment in data, but it’s rewards for rail could be extensive

14/11/2019Maximising efficiency requires investment in data, but it’s rewards for rail could be extensive

Rail Technology Magazine’s Matt Roberts explains the significant role data can play within the future development of the rail industry. Standing as a cornerstone of the UK transport network, the rail industry is forever striving to in... more >
read more blog posts from 'the sleeper' >

Interviews

Andrew Haines, CE of Network Rail, tells BBC News his organisation could issue future rail franchises

24/06/2019Andrew Haines, CE of Network Rail, tells BBC News his organisation could issue future rail franchises

Andrew Haines, the Chief Executive of Network Rail, has told the Today programme on Radio 4's BBC’s flagship news programme that he would not rule out his organisation issuing future r... more >
Advancing the rail industry with management degree apprenticeships

08/05/2019Advancing the rail industry with management degree apprenticeships

In answering the pressing questions of how current and future generations of managers can provide solutions to high-profile infrastructure projects across the UK, Pearson Business School, part of... more >