Global Light Rail Awards

Posted on Friday, 5th October 2018 at 08:54

On Wednesday evening the Global Light Rail Awards celebrated the industry’s innovation and excellence in our vibrant and fast-moving sector.

An expert panel of judges evaluated entries, deliberating over a range of projects that cover customer experience, safety and technical initiatives, engineering and operational excellence, and system design.

Edinburgh Trams was recognised in all four of the categories we were shortlisted in.

  • WINNER - Operator of the Year
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED - Environmental & Sustainability
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED - Most Improved System
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED - Technical Innovation infrastructure

We have previously won Operator of the Year in 2015 and 2017 with the criteria covering excellence in safety, customer experience, corporate values, as well as a proven record in reliability and financial performance.  

Lea Harrison, Managing Director said:

“To be recognised once again by the Global Light Rail Awards and awarded Operator of the Year for the third time in four years is a massive achievement for the team, and one we should feel immensely proud of."

Lesley Mcinnes, Transport Convenor and Chair of Transport for Edinburgh said:

“Another excellent win for Edinburgh Trams – to be awarded ‘Operator of the Year’ for the third time is a testament to the service’s efficiency, reliability and value to the people of Edinburgh.

“This success is thanks to the hard work and dedication of the team behind Edinburgh Trams – my congratulations to all those involved.”