Railway Innovation Awards

RIA is partnering with Modern Railways to support the Railway Innovation Awards

The Awards are organised by Modern Railways, as part of the Fourth Friday Club, and have now been running for 24 years.

The event, the longest standing awards scheme in the industry, is held each year to celebrate the brightest ideas in the rail sector.

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Apply for the Railway Industry Awards

Companies from across the UK rail industry can showcase outstanding innovations and novel technologies as entries open for this year’s Railway Innovation Awards.

The Railway Innovation Awards is organised by the Modern Railways Fourth Friday Club in partnership with the Railway Industry Association, and forms part of RIA’s wider Unlocking Innovation 2022 programme.

Entries are invited for the Railway Innovation Awards across eight categories covering all areas of the industry, including the headline Major Project prize. The deadline for entries is 30 April 2022, with submissions invited via the Modern Railways website here.

The novel and innovative features of entries should be emphasised in submissions, to ensure the panel of expert judges from across the industry have all the information they need to make a decision. Further guidance about submitting an entry can be found here.

The Railway Innovation Awards 2022 will be held on Friday 1 July at the Hilton Canary Wharf in London, and the keynote speaker at the event will be HS2 CEO Mark Thurston. More information here.