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The 2024 RFG Awards are now open for entry

Have you completed a major project in the last 12 months or launched new products or services that have benefitted the rail freight industry? Do you have colleagues you would like to see recognised for their outstanding work or have you made improvements that helped you win new customers or increase productivity? Well, now is the time to make sure that your efforts are rewarded by entering the RFG Awards 2024.

Download an awards entry form here

Awards categories

  • Driving Rail Freight Growth
  • Sustainability and Safety
  • Innovation & Talent
  • Rail Freight Project of the Year
  • Outstanding Individual Contribution
  • Young Rail Freight Professional
  • Business of the Year Award (nominated and chosen by the judges from entries

Find a full set of criteria for each category here.

Entry process

Submissions must be made by RFG corporate members and must refer to activities taking place between 1 April 2023 and 31 March 2024. Members may compete in as many entry categories as they wish and can enter the same project/innovation etc in different categories if appropriate.

Each entry submitted must not exceed 2,000 words, although judges welcome supporting statements from third parties that do not exceed 500 words. No pre-published advertising or marketing materials will be accepted for consideration.

Download the awards entry criteria here

All entries, including an entry form, should be sent to yvonne@rfg.org.uk and must be received no later than noon on 25 May 2024. Entries will be judged by an independent judging panel and the decisions of the judges are final. If you have any questions about the award entries, feel free to call Yvonne on 07887 767 666.


Booking a table

If you wish to book a table at the awards dinner on Thursday 5 September at Shendish Manor, London Rd, Hemel Hempstead HP3 0AA and/or donate a prize to the raffle, please contact Phillippa O’Shea, Administration Manager, at Phillippa@rfg.org.uk

Booking a room

If you are planning on attending the Awards Dinner and staying overnight at Shendish Manor, we advise that you book your room as soon as possible, as we have a limited allocation of rooms and once our allocation is taken up we cannot guarantee that there will be any rooms available as this is very popular venue. To book a room, call 01442 281 665 and mention the Rail Freight Group dinner to receive the discounted rate.


The RFG Awards 2024 are kindly sponsored by Burges Salmon LLP and GB Railfreight.