RSS Infrastructure (RSSI) and INFRA Skills has been shortlisted for the ‘SME of the Year’ and the ‘Investing in People’ categories in the 2019 Rail Partnership Awards. The awards are part of a partnership between Network Rail, Rail Media that recognises the outstanding work organisations are doing to deliver a better railway.
As part of the ‘SME of the Year’ award submission process, the company provided evidence that demonstrated how it is driving excellence and innovation in several award category areas such as safety, sustainability and community engagement as well as detailing successful partnerships.
Furthermore, in connection with the ‘Investing in People’ category, the company was asked to provide evidence of how it was developing people through investing in talent, skills, apprenticeship schemes, training and leadership capabilities.
Commenting about the awards, Richard Toy, CEO of RSS Infrastructure, said
“With Control Period 6 on the horizon and the announcement of Network Rail’s Strategic Business Plan, it is an opportune time to start forging new partnerships with organisations that are developing revolutionary ways of thinking and breaking down barriers. The ground-breaking initiatives that RSS Infrastructure and INFRA Skills have been nominated for, as part of the Rail Partnership Awards, will aid Network Rail in meeting its key objectives by increasing safety, reducing the skills/age gap as well as improving productivity and diversity ensuring that the sector is able to cope with the increased demand on the infrastructure.”