For our 15th award ceremony, following the fruitful European Year of Rail 2021, we have another very special edition in store for you, including the following highlights:
  • - A brand new Rail Champion Award & Rail Trailblazer Award
  • - Special recognition for three major milestones in the European Year of Rail
  • - A high-level roundtable 'Keeping rail a priority after the Year of Rail' with European Transport Commissioner Adina Vălean, Member of the European Parliament & Rail Forum Europe Chair Andrey Novakov, and rail sector representatives Andreas Matthä (CER - Chair and CEO of ÖBB) and Henri Poupart-Lafarge (UNIFE Chair and Alstom Chairman and CEO)
Our new double Award includes a more technical “Rail Trailblazer” Award, selected by our jury, and a political “Rail Champion” Award, jointly bestowed by CER & UNIFE as an honorary recognition.

Our Rail Champion 2022 will be announced soon on our website. To find out who our Rail Trailblazer is, you will have to tune in on 8 February.

We hope you will join us for this exciting event opening another challenging new year in rail.