Southern shortlisted for national rail awards

Posted On 12 Jan 2011 at 3:53 pm

The main train company that serves Brighton and Hove has been shortlisted in seven categories in the national Rail Business Awards.

In one category – the award for engineering excellence – it has two shortlisted entries.

Chris Burchell, Southern’s managing director said: “This is a fantastic achievement.

“We have been working hard over the past year to improve all aspects of the passenger experience and to be recognised in this way shows that we are moving in the right direction.

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“Of course, I am hopeful that we will be successful at the awards, but the real reward comes from the improvements our passengers experience as a result of these innovative projects.”

Southern has been shortlisted in the following categories:

  • Engineering Excellence (two nominations)
  • Rolling Stock Excellence
  • Safety and Security Excellence
  • Rail Professional Marketing Campaign
  • Young Professional of the Year
  • Station Excellence
  • Integrated Transport Excellence

The award winners will be revealed on February 17.

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