Railtex 2013

30 April - 2 May 2013, Earls Court, London

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The Railtex Awards

Railtex Awards

The first ever Railtex Awards Dinner is the event that everyone in the rail industry will be talking about in 2013. The Railtex Awards have been designed to recognise excellence within the organisations that exhibit at Railtex. They were presented by Phil Tufnell and Garry Richardson at a prestigious dinner on 1st May 2013 from 18:00 – 23:00 at The Copthorne Tara Hotel, London – less than a mile from Earls Court.

The event offered organisations an opportunity to celebrate with their teams and VIP guests and brought together various sectors of the business to enjoy a fantastic three course dinner, live entertainment and of course invaluable networking.

View the photographs from the evening

The Finalists & Winners

Newcomer to Railtex
sponsored by Rail Alliance
Qinetiq WINNER

sponsored by Telent Technology
Concrete Canvas Ltd WINNER
Harmill Systems Ltd

Health & Safety
sponsored by In2Global
Rail Safety Systems BV WINNER
DBD Communications

Plant & Equipment
sponsored by Mack Brooks Exhibitions

Judges Choice
sponsored by Railway Industry Association
Cox Wokingham Plastics WINNER

Rolling Stock
sponsored by ABB
Bombardier WINNER

Rolling Stock Maintenance
sponsored by Houghton International

Track & Infrastructure Products
sponsored by Cox Wokingham Plastics
Rail Safety Systems BV WINNER
DBD Communications

Track & Infrastructure Maintenance
sponsored by Harrington Generators Limited
DBD Communications WINNER
Rail Safety Systems BV

sponsored by Webro

Station Facilities
sponsored by Steel Line
Infotec WINNER
Roads and Transport Authority

The Presenters

Phil TufnellPhil Tufnell, ex International cricketer affectionately known as ‘The Cat’. Phil has entertained many sporting crowds over the years. Phil combines his 18 years of cricket experience with his subsequent career as a TV personality from ‘I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’ to ‘They Think It’s All Over’ and not forgetting cricket commentary of course – an entertaining mix!

Garry RichardsonGarry Richardson has been a broadcaster for the BBC for over 30 years. He is best known as the sports presenter on Radio Four's prestigious ‘Today’ programme. He also presents ‘Sportsweek’ on Five Live every Sunday morning. Last year he won a ‘Sony Gold’ (radio’s equivalent of an Oscar) for his Sportsweek programme. Garry's big love is performing on the after dinner circuit.

The Judges

Colin Flack, Chief Executive, Rail Alliance
Graham Coombs, Communications Director, Rail Industry Association
Guy Woodroffe, Head of Research and Development, RSSB
Martyn Chymera, Chairman, Young Railway Professionals
Colin Walton, Chairman, The Derby & Derbyshire Rail Forum

The winners of each of the thirteen award categories were presented with their awards at the dinner.

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