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Winners Again at the Golden Spanner Awards 2015

The winners of the annual Modern Railways Golden Spanner Awards were announced at the Fourth Friday Club meeting held on Friday 27th November.

The awards celebrate the efforts of train maintenance teams, depots and rolling stock leasing companies for train reliability.

This year Porterbrook picked up a total of 12 of the 17 available awards including an additional Golden Spanner awarded to mark the Class 458’s achievements in being the most reliable EMU four years in succession.

Porterbrook strives to consistently get the best out of its rail vehicle portfolio for the satisfaction of its customers and the travelling public and these results reinforce Porterbrook’s reputation as industry leader on fleet performance. We would like to thank our partners and customers for their contribution in achieving this success.



Silver
Most improved fleet

Ex BR EMU
South West Trains – Class 158

Ex Generation DMU
Greater Thameslink Railway Class 377/6-7

New Generation EMU
Transpennine Express – Class 170


Bronze
Lowest service impact

New Generation EMU
c2c – Class 357

New Generation DMU
Greater Thameslink Railway Class 171

Intercity
Great Western Railway- HST