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15 Sep 2023

Southeastern wins its best ever haul at the National Rail Awards

Southeastern wins its best ever haul at the National Rail Awards: Southeastern Great Place to Work - NRA 2023

  • Southeastern wins no fewer than six awards with two entries highly commended

Southeastern’s Managing Director, Steve White, comments:

“Along with everyone at Southeastern I’m delighted that our teams’ efforts have been so comprehensively recognised at this year’s National Rail Awards, with no fewer than six winners.

“Our goal is to build a better, more reliable and sustainable railway and these awards recognise the work our team is putting into that.

“For the second time this year – the first being at the Rail Innovation Awards – our Customer Information team has been singled out for recognition with the ‘Customer Service Excellence’ Award. With our suppliers, we’re leading the field in getting good service information to customers quickly. We also work really hard to make Southeastern a ‘Great Place to Work’ and we’re delighted to pick up the industry’s most prestigious award for this as well.

“As well as this collective recognition, four of our team have been singled out for personal accolades: for pioneering work on mental health and no fewer than three Lifesaver awards. These people are among the best of our industry and we’re so proud of them. Congratulations to Lee Woolcott-Ellis, Samprass Wanliss, Nicky Aitkenhead and Paul Myers.

“As well as six winners we’re thrilled that Etchingham Station has been highly commended in the ‘Small Station of the Year’ Award and on the topic of stations, congratulations to the team at London Bridge, where our partners at Network Rail have been highly-commended in the ‘Major Station of the Year’ category. Our conductor Mark Barron was also highly commended for his Outstanding Personal Contribution (Frontline).”

Full details of the National Rail Awards 2023 Winners

Contact information

Southeastern Press Office

0330 095 9091

Notes to editors

About Southeastern

SOUTHEASTERN is owned by SE Trains Ltd, a subsidiary of the Department for Transport’s public sector owning group, ‘DOHL’. DOHL has responsibility for four rail companies, LNER, Northern Trains Limited, TransPennine Trains Limited and SE Trains.

Southeastern is the trading name of SE TRAINS LIMITED. Registered in England under company 03266762. Registered office address: Second Floor, 4 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AU.

SE Trains Limited is a subsidiary of the Department for Transport’s Operator of Last Resort Limited - ‘DOHL’.


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