Innovation means finding new ways of doing the job or new technologies that will change the railway. It can involve radical changes in engineering or technology or to business process or to customer service. The scope can be large or small, and come from any part of the supply chain, so long as it delivers clear benefits.
Entries can come from the innovator (or team) or be nominated by the client company.
The judges will be looking for clear evidence of true innovation and its positive impact on the running and effectiveness of the railways. They will consider the following:
Entries should include a clear quantification of all benefits claimed (business efficiency/effectiveness customer service/experience etc.).