The RailStaff Awards 2019

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Rail Person of the Year

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This category is for the best person in the rail industry at their job, what they do, or what have done.

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Someone who has shown true dedication or has remained calm and collected under incredible pressure or danger?

Example jobs under this category:-

Everyone!

Last years Rail Person of the year was Arron Raimbault from Network Rail.

Station control assistant Arron was on duty at London Bridge station during the terrorist attack around Borough Market in June. He put passenger welfare at the top of the agenda, providing unparalleled support to a relatively new shift station manager and the wider station team.

You can see all past winners here.

Here's how you nominate:

To nominate some one you believe deserves to win this award, first write down in rough what you most admire about the person: cheerfulness, positive thinking, companionship, a person who stands by his/her mates, a person who never misses a day at work, a newcomer who goes out of his or her way to learn and absorb the art of working on the railway. This will help clarify in your own mind why you are going ahead with the nomination. 

Next, write down a specific incident which typifies the qualities you know this person has.

Maybe it was a charity event they helped organise, a late night emergency work session put in to help out a colleague. It could be an act of bravery, rescuing a passenger from an incident; or assisting a foreigner or child who had become lost. Put in the approximate date and location.

This can all be done on the nomination page. Please click Nominate Now above to access this.

Finally discuss all this with your manager or director. He or she will need to be happy that the nomination can go forward. If as a manager you are proposing a member of staff do, please, make sure they are fully aware of what you are up to and that he or she agrees to be nominated.

RailStaff will contact the person being nominated to check that they are happy to go into the final list being put forward to the judges.

At any stage of the process feel free to contact RailStaff. We can help with advice on how to draft a nomination.

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And the winner is…

Pete White

Great Western Railway

Congratulations to the runners-up

Paul Case

CPC Project Services LLP

Scott Nickels

West Midlands Trains

The finalists…

Robert Mickleburgh

GTR (Southern)

Paul Dennis

Southeastern

Scott Nickels

West Midlands Trains

Zara Adams

MTR Elizabeth Line

Pete White

Great Western Railway

Steve Lewis

Southeastern

Wayne Addy

G&W UK/Europe Region

Alexander Foster

Alstom Transport UK Ltd

Paul Case

CPC Project Services LLP

Tom Walton

Colas Rail Ltd

Neil Cockerton

Network Rail

Yetunde Olugboyega

Great Northern

Stuart Young

GTR (Great Northern)

Garry Taylor

Intertrain (UK) Ltd