The winners of the annual Modern Railways Golden Spanner Awards were announced at the Fourth Friday Club meeting held on Friday 25th 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 8 of the 16 available awards.
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.
Most reliable fleet
Ex BR EMU
South West Trains – Class 455
Ex BR DMU
South West Trains – Class 159/0
Greater Anglia - Mk3/90/DVT
Virgin Trains East Coast - HST
Most improved fleet
Ex BR DMU
Northern - Class 155
Ex Generation DMU
South West Trains - Class 458/5
Lowest service impact
New Generation DMU
Greater Thameslink Railway - Class 171
Great Western Railway- HST