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The Australasian Rail Industry is gearing up to celebrate the great achievements taking place in rail at the inaugural Australasian Rail Industry Awards, which will see leaders in rail from all across the sector unite to support outstanding achievements.
Chairman of the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) and Master of Ceremonies for the Awards Dinner Lindsay Tanner said he was extremely excited and honoured to be hosting the event which will see twelve individuals and companies from the industry receive awards for demonstrating excellence and best practice in fields such as Safety; Innovation & Technology; Workforce Diversity and Customer Service.Tonight is set to be a wonderful night of celebration as we acknowledge and recognise the great achievers within the Australasian rail industry for the first time at this significant premier Awards event, said Mr Tanner.
Across this wide and wonderful industry of ours we have more than 110,000 people working across a broad spectrum of occupations, disciplines and professions. There are also more than 170 companies comprising private and public passenger and freight operators, track owners, manufacturers and suppliers in the industry, so tonight is about the industry and celebrating the many great achievements and innovations taking place in rail.
This year we received almost 100 nominations, all of which were of a particularly high standard, making the selection process incredibly difficult for the judging panel.I eagerly await the announcements of this years winners and to pay tribute to the individuals and organisations that help make rail the prosperous industry it is today, Mr Tanner concluded.
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