One Team Wessex Shortlisted for Trio of Awards at UK RIA 2017

The Reading 10 Car Project has been recognized by being shortlisted in three categories in the UK Rail Industry Awards 2017.
The UK Rail Industry Awards 2017 take place in London on the 9th February and the shortlist includes the  Reading 10 Car train lengthening project.

The project has been shortlisted in three categories:
• Collaborative Working
• Outstanding Projects – large (over £20m)
• Passenger Safety

#UKRIA2017 takes place on 9th February 2017 at the Battersea Evolution in London, and will see rail industry decision-makers gather to celebrate the success and achievement of the shortlisted and winning nominations. There will also be a keynote speech from Networks Rail’s chairman Sir Peter Hendy.

The project is to increase capacity on the Reading to London Waterloo route by allowing longer 10 car trains to run in place of the existing 8 car trains. The project also includes capacity improvements on the route from Ascot to Ash Vale.