Porterbrook has been highly commended for its Innovation Hub at this year’s ‘Railway Industry Innovation Awards’, which took place at the Hilton Paddington on Friday 28th June.
The Innovation Hub is an on-track demonstration unit which allows multiple suppliers to showcase their innovative products and innovations to both UK and overseas customers. Launched this year at RailLive the Innovation Hub featured 25 different suppliers and showcased 30 new and different products and innovations.
The Railway Industry Innovation Awards ceremony took place as part of the Modern Railway’s 4th Friday Club. This year the Innovation Awards celebrates its 22nd anniversary, making it the rail industry's longest standing award scheme.
In 2020 Porterbrook’s Innovation Hub will specifically support the Rail Supply Group’s ‘SME Growth through Collaboration’ programme which is being led by the Rail Forum Midlands.