Excellence Awards – Shortlists Announced

The shortlist categories are divided into FOUR groups:

Excellence Categories – These categories look at achievements in our  core areas of excellence and include everything from Covid-19 Response to Social Impact.

Sector Excellence – These categories look at achievements within each individual market sub-sector and can include everything from notable business expansion through innovation to diversity and environmental initiatives.

Firms of the Year – These categories look at achievements by specific types of companies and includes everything from new market entrants to finance and legal firms.

Deals of the Year – The most notable finance and M&A deals from the research period.

 

*Please note that we also have awards for individuals, the winners of which will be announced in our Awards Report alongside the other category winners

Excellence Categories

COVID-19 RESPONSE

  • Govia Thameslink Railway
  • GTR, Siemens
  • Hong Kong’s MTR Corp
  • London Euston
  • Metrolink
  • Trenes Argentinos
  • Wabtec

DIVERSITY

  • Network Rail
  • The Railway Industry Association (RIA) and Women in Rail (WR)

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

  • G-volution and SBL-Rail
  • Grimshaw
  • HS1
  • Indian Railways
  • Maersk
  • Network Rail
  • VolkerFitzpatrick

INNOVATION

  • Alstom
  • Canadian Pacific
  • Eversholt Rail
  • Greater Anglia
  • Hitachi Rail
  • Hyperdrive
  • Inmarsat
  • LILEE Systems
  • MTR

PRODUCT LAUNCH & R&D

  • Alstom
  • BB
  • Cylus
  • Inmarsat
  • Lilee
  • Sound Transit
  • Transreport, RDG
  • Voith

SAFETY

  • Alstom
  • Booth Industries
  • Cylus, Egis
  • HS2
  • Hull Trains
  • Indian Railways
  • infiniDome
  • LILEE Systems
  • London Euston
  • MTA Railroads
  • Wabtec

SOCIAL IMPACT

  • Network Rail
  • Northern
  • Transreport, RDG

Sector Excellence

DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE

  • 7N Architects
  • NHSRCL, JRTC
  • ÖBB, Siemens Mobility
  • Reaalprojekt, Nord Projekt
  • Siemens Mobility, TfL

ELECTRONICS AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Alstom
  • Bombardier
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • ETCS, GSM-R
  • HS2
  • Inmarsat, Partners Globalsat Group, Cobham SATCOM
  • Knorr-Bremse
  • Network Rail
  • Rail Vision
  • Siemens
  • Teleste
  • Thales
  • Wabtec

ENGINEERING

  • Bombardier
  • China Jingye Engineering
  • HYT Engineering
  • RB Rail
  • ST Engineering

INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Alstom
  • Indian Railways
  • Indra
  • KiwiRail
  • Kone
  • KR
  • L&T
  • Lower Saxony Regional Transport Company (LNVG)
  • Metrolink
  • MTR
  • Network Rail
  • Railcare
  • Siemens
  • Skanska
  • Sound Transit
  • Sydney Metro
  • Systra

OPERATIONS

  • Alstom
  • Bombardier
  • Cylus
  • GTR
  • Inmarsat
  • Kawasaki
  • Kone
  • Lilee
  • Metrolink
  • MTR
  • Network Rail

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Alstom
  • Deutsche Bahn, Siemens
  • FS Italiane, MoU
  • HS2, UKRRIN
  • LIRR
  • Lower Saxony Regional Transport Company (LNVG)
  • NJ Transit
  • Shift2Rail, MoU
  • Siemens, HI ERN
  • Tata Steel, POSCO
  • Е koda Transportation

TRAINS AND ROLLING STOCK

  • Alpha Trains
  • Alstom
  • Bombardier
  • CRRC Changchun
  • DSB
  • Hitachi Rail
  • Knorr-Bremse
  • Siemens
  • Stadler

Firm of the Year

DISRUPTOR

  • Alta Rail Technology
  • Customer Clever
  • Hyper Poland
  • IVM
  • Neuron Soundware
  • Nexiot
  • Perpetuum
  • RailHero
  • RailPod
  • Semiotic Labs

FINANCE

  • Standard Chartered
  • BofA Securities
  • BMO Capital Markets
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
  • Standard Chartered

LEGAL

  • Ashurst
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
  • Dentons
  • Linklaters
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Sidley Austin
  • Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
  • White & Case
  • WilmerHale

NEWCOMER

  • Hyper Poland
  • Neuron Soundware
  • RailHero
  • RailPod

PRIVATE EQUITY/VC

  • Ancala
  • Connor, Clark & Lunn
  • DIF Capital Partners
  • Paceline Equity Partners

SME

  • Motion Rail
  • Neuron Soundware
  • RailPod

Deal of the Year

M&A (Impact)

  • Alpenglow, CC&L Infrastructure acquire USA Rail Terminals
  • Alstom acquires Bombardier
  • CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive acquires Vossloh locomotive division
  • Lineas acquires Independent Rail Partner
  • Siemens Mobility acquires RailTerm

M&A (Innovation)

  • Ancala acquires Hector Rail
  • Hitachi Rail acquires Perpetuum
  • Modaxo acquires TTG Transportation

FINANCE

  • Bombardier
  • Delhi Metro
  • Powys
  • Rail Vision
  • Russian Railways

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