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Shortlisted entries revealed for the Railway Industry Association’s prestigious RISE Awards

Railway Industry Association

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The Railway Industry Association (RIA) has revealed an impressively wide range of rail suppliers and individuals shortlisted across its 10 categories for the annual Railway Supplier Excellence Awards (RISE).

The Awards celebrate excellence and achievements in the UK rail supply community, with the winners announced at the prestigious RIA Dinner & RISE Awards 2023 on 29 June at the Intercontinental Park Lane, Central London.

Over 90 entries – a record number – were submitted by RIA members, which were then carefully considered by a high level panel of railway leaders, before shortlisting. Shortlists have been drawn up for all 10 of the awards:

  • Application of Digital Technology Award
  • EDI Award
  • Employee of the year award
  • ESG Award
  • Innovation Award
  • Partnership Award
  • Rising Star Award
  • Safety Award
  • SME Exporter
  • SME Growth

RIA Marketing & Events Manager, Grace Smithen, commented: “We would like to congratulate all the rail suppliers and individuals who have been shortlisted for the RIA RISE Awards. After receiving a record number of entries, our judges said they were impressed with the high calibre of submissions right across the board.

“We’re now looking forward to seeing those shortlisted at the awards ceremony at the RIA Dinner & RISE Awards on 29 June. These awards will showcase the very best our industry has to offer, while providing unrivalled networking opportunities and unforgettable entertainment for all those attending. Anyone looking to come along really does need to book now to avoid disappointment, as we are expecting the event to sell out!”

RIA would like to thank the sponsors of the RIA Dinner & RISE Awards 2023: Gleeds (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Award), Atkins (SME Growth in Rail Award) and Xrail (Silver Sponsor).


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