National Rail Awards (R940)

National Rail Awards 2021

Celebrating Excellence and Achievement

Decarbonisation (R938)

  • Transport Decarbonisation Plan: what can it deliver?
  • HS1’s pledge to be carbon-neutral by 2030
  • The revival of the community garden
  • The bid to build Scotland’s first hydrogen train
  • SYSTRA takes carbon management to a new level

Mental Health (R936)

  • Groundbreaking research from RSSB
  • The future of suicide prevention
  • Mental health hero:Rizwan Javed
  • Best practice for wellbeing from ORR

The Changing Face of Rail (Issue 919)

11-page special on Rail's emergence from the coronavirus pandemic 
■ Reimagining stations: NR/RIBA’s global design competition
■ Predicting demand: Scenario planning techniques from SYSTRA
■ Rail recovery: RSSB’s roadmap to winning back passengers

Siemens Mobility special report (Issue 915)

■ Mobilising the economy - squaring up to COVID-19
■ Green light - Helping the UK to meet its targets for zero-emissions
■ Innovation station - Siemens Mobility’s £200m investment in Goole
■ Digital Railway - the benefits of intelligent rail systems.

Mental Health (Issue 908)

Mental health and the railway - in association with ORR
■ Rail Minister’s EXCLUSIVE foreword
■ Why caring for staff is more vital than ever
■ How you can help others on the railway
■ Best practice from inside the industry

CAF special issue (Issue 900)

The inside story of CAF in the UK - How the Spanish manufacturer is transforming UK rail
Land of opportunity - Richard Garner explains how CAF is poised to supply trains for all sectors
■ Inside Newport - The UK’s newest train factory is officially open and building new vehicles
■ Hybrid theory - How CAF is changing the game regarding electrification and light rail
■ High speed trains - Delivering a high-speed train contract is about far more than just trains
■ Northern stars - More than 100 trains are transforming journeys across the north
■ Powerful portfolio - Buying BWB enables CAF to offer a more integrated range of services
■ CAF worldwide - How CAF has grown from the 1990s when it only supplied Spain.

Decarbonisation (Issue 898)

Decarbonisation Special Report
■ A national traction climate strategy
■ Designing a ‘green’ project
■ The latest alternative train tech: batteries & hydrogen
■ The case for more wires

Worldwide (Issue 893)

■ Grand masters SYSTRA’s leading role in delivering Crossrail and Grand Paris Express.
■ Talgo’s UK plans The Spanish manufacturer’s aspirations for a UK headquarters and factory.
■ Eurovision New routes and new markets: what the future holds for Eurostar.

National Rail Awards 2019

National Rail Awards 2019 - 20th anniversary!
Celebrating Excellence and Achievement
■ Customer service excellence
■ Infrastructure achievement
■ Freight & logistics achievement
■ Innovation of the year
■ Major project of the year
■ Sustainable development award
■ Safety initiative of the year
■ Train of the year
■ Great place to work
■ Outstanding teamwork award
■ Station of the year
■ Passenger operator of the year
■ Outstanding personal contribution
■ Life saver award
■ Lifetime achievement award

Light Rail & Metro

■ EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Post-Croydon crash safety body takes shape
■ A future without wires
■ Completing Crossrail
■ South Wales Metro

Inside Talgo

Talgo Special Report
■ UK market ambitions
■ Plans for Scottish factory
■ Attracting and nurturing talent
■ Technology and innovation centre
■ Very High Speed Trains for the UK

High Speed (Issue 884)

■ Alstom’s Avelia range
■ Siemens’ Velaro Novo
■ Talgo’s Spanish pedigree
■ SYSTRA’s stakeholder success

Innovation (Issue 881)

Innovation Special Report
Sponsored by UKRRIN
■ Porterbrook’s Innovation Hub
■ Evolving Siemens Mobility’s Smart Train
■ Europe’s largest railway research centre
■ Talgo’s new world of predictive maintenance
■ UKRRIN’s expanding partnership

Big Plan Big Changes

The Rail Delivery Group’s blueprint for rail’s future
■ Lots still to do: RDG Chief Executive Paul Plummer says the industry is ‘calling time’ on short-term fixes
■ Growth industry: RAIL presents a snapshot of how public and private investment is yielding major benefits
■ Building on success: How a public-private partnership has saved the railways from stagnation
■ Fares reform: RAIL’s fares and services expert Barry Doe explains why the current fares system needs fixing

Million Hour Challenge

Bringing the rail industry together to support Samaritans - in association with RDG and ORR.
■ Beyond the call - HM Chief Inspector of Railways IAN PROSSER and IAN STEVENS from Network Rail introduce the Million Hour Challenge and delve into its origins
■ Confronting the issue - PAUL STEPHEN investigates how the rail industry is already stepping up its efforts to tackle mental health problems and improve wellbeing
■ Time to help save others - Samaritans Chief Executive RUTH SUTHERLAND outlines some of the volunteering opportunities on offer from the Million Hour Challenge.

Intelligent Rail

Sponsored by Amey with expertise from Amey, BCRRE, Siemens, SYSTRA and 3Squared.
■ Why AMEY supports greater integration
■ Transreport’s Internet of Things technology
■ Intelligent rail solutions from SIEMENS
■ 3SQUARED’s innovative answer to ‘leaves on the line’
■ Introducing the Arrakis smart communication suite
■ BCRRE’s thought leadership and technological prowess
■ How SMEs hold the key to unlocking the Rail Sector Deal
■ SYSTRA’s guide to enhancing the passenger experience

Seven Wonders of the Railway 2018

Seven Wonders of the Railway 2018
The winners are announced!
As voted for by Rail readers

 

UKRRIN Conference Special Report

Rail magazine exclusively reports from the inaugural UKRRIN Annual Conference (#UKRRINannual), on how the ground-breaking new partnership with universities is providing the rail industry with a step change in research, development and innovation.

Worldwide Projects

■ Network Rail’s global ambitions
■ SYSTRA’s French connection
■ XRAIL’s Middle Eastern breakthrough
■ Digital expertise from Omnicom Balfour Beatty
■ Making Europe’s busiest station even bigger

Collaboration and Skills

■ Award-winning teamwork on Crossrail West 
■ HS2’s skills strategy
■ Increased value for money from 3Squared 
■ East Midlands Trains’ life-saving partnership
■ Hitachi and Bombardier up the ante on HS2 
■ Kier’s campaign to close the skills gap

National Rail Awards special issue

National Rail Awards Special Report
■ Customer service excellence
■ Infrastructure achievement of the year
■ Freight and logistics achievement of the year
■ Innovation of the year
■ Major project of the year
■ Sustainable development award
■ Safety award
■ Train of the year
■ Outstanding teamwork award
■ Station of the year
■ Passenger operator of the year
■ Outstanding personal contribution
■ Judges’ special awards

High Speed (Issue 858)

High Speed Special Report (Issue 858)
■ Siemens' Velaro Novo
■ Private finance for HS2?
■ Cost-efficient solutions
■ Hitachi and Bombardier join forces
■ Securing HS2’s skills legacy

Innovation

Innovation Special Report
Sponsored by UKRRIN
■ UKRRIN’s ground-breaking new partnership
■ Europe’s largest railway research centre
■ How technology is creating a better railway
■ Digital expertise from Taylor Woodrow
■ Creating a safer railway

The New Transformers

The New Transformers
Creating the 21st century railway
■ 18 women with very different backgrounds talk about their careers
■ Attracting women to the industry
■ How the "New Transformers" are designing, building and operating the railway of tomorrow