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Translink wins at the UK Rail Business Awards

7 March 2017

Translink recently won 2 top awards and one at the UK Rail Business Awards in London beating stiff competition from rail operators right across the UK.

Translink scooped both the Marketing & Communications Award for the 'Get On Board' Campaign centring around the company’s first Bus and Train Week in June 2016 that promoted the benefits of public transport. This was a multi-media campaign resulting in a 40,000 increase in passenger numbers during Bus +Train Week alone. Translink triumphed over other leading rail operators including Carrillion Rail, ESG, Rail, Irish Rail and Keolis Amey Docklands.   Pictured with the Award was L-R Paul Loughran, Gemma Thompson, Tim Munster, Lynda Shannon, Carol Lundy, Norman Maynes, Peter O’Hare, Jenna Flynn, Claire Vaux, Kerry Graye and Astrid Conville.

Translink also won the Rolling Stock Excellence Award for the Enterprise Refurbishment Project of the cross border train service.  The project involved the complete refit of all the Enterprise coaches and upgrade of a number of on board systems including a new train management system, a new passenger information system, new PA system and a new seat reservation system.  The Team beat-off stiff competition from London Underground and VTG and Hope Cement.  Pictured are front row L – R, Hilton Parr, Chris Moran (kneeling), Ian Campbell, William McCullagh (Project manager), next row L-R, Stephen McCaughey, Richard Noble, Gerard McAtarsney, Danielle Campbell, Rodney McBride, Warren Steele, Gareth Williams, Mark Osmer and back row L-R Gerry Quinn and Patrick Doyle.

The Company were also Highly Commended for Supplier & Contractor Excellence in recognition of the high standards of catering offered on the Enterprise service delivered by Corporate Catering Services Limited in partnership with Translink 

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