Railway Innovation Awards

This year’s Innovation Awards will be held at the Hilton London Canary Wharf, join us to celebrate the brightest ideas in the industry.

Friday 15th October

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The Railway Innovation Awards 2021 Entry Information

Entry information and form for the 2021 event

Passenger Experience award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020

This category comprises entries focused on making journeys better for passengers, whether that’s through better information, an improved on-board experience or better customer service. The shortlisted entries are introduced by category sponsor the Institution of Railway Operators

Large project award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020

The large project prize is awarded to an entry which makes a significant impact on the rail industry. The category is introduced by sponsor Thales, before chair of the judging panel Haydn Abbott explains how the judges selected the winner.

Engineering and Safety Award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020

Running a safe and reliable railway is the number one objective for all operators, passenger and freight. In this category we see three very different innovations contributing to improvements in engineering and safety, introduced by category sponsor the Railway Industry Association

Special award for Covid-19 response - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020

A significant number of entries to this year’s awards were innovations responding to the Covid-19 crisis, so the judges decided to create a special category recognising some of these. This category is sponsored by Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe, and the shortlist comprises

Cross Industry Partnership Award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020

The railway is a system and is therefore at its best when companies collaborate to improve the way it operates. Our category sponsor Resonate introduces three entries which demonstrate good examples of cross-industry working

Operations and Performance award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020

Sponsored by Porterbrook, this category recognises innovations helping to improve the day-to-day running of the railway for both passenger and freight.

Environment award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020

Environmental issues are high on the political agenda and the Covid crisis is only heightening our awareness of these challenges. Hear from our category sponsor BR Fares, which introduces our three shortlisted entries in this category...

Small Scale Project Award - Railway Industry Innovation Awards 2020

This category recognises innovations which do not necessarily grab the headlines but are still very worthy of recognition. The three shortlisted entries are introduced by category sponsor Houghton International

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2020 Railway Industry Innovation Awards Ceremony

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AWARD CATEGORIES

  • Environment
  • Passenger experience
  • Cross-industry partnership
  • Operations and performance
  • Engineering and safety
  • Small-scale project
  • Major project
  • NEW: Covid crisis response

JUDGING PANEL

The Railway Industry Innovation Award entries are judged by a panel of industry experts: