AWARDS ARE PRESENTED AT SIGNIFICANT RAILWAY EVENTS SUCH AS A CONFERENCE OR AT A LOCAL CHAPTER MEETING OR IN THE CASE OF THE THESIS AWARDS ON THE PARTICULAR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS.
Annual Individual Award
The RTSA Individual Award is offered annually to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the railway industry.
Young Railway Engineer Award
The RTSA Young Railway Engineer Award is offered annually to reward young professional engineers, technologists and associates in Australia or New Zealand who are under 35 years of age.
Graduate Engineer Award
The RTSA Graduate Engineer Award is made to reward railway engineering practitioners in Australia or New Zealand whose working achievements have taken place within four years of the conferral of their university degree.more information
Biennial Railway Project Award
The RTSA Railway Project Award is offered biennially, in the year in which a CORE conference is held, to reward an engineering achievement in the railway industry that is considered worthy of public recognition.more information
Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award
The Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award is offered annually by the RTSA to the author of an outstanding final year undergraduate thesis on a topic in railway engineering.
Post Graduate Thesis Award
The Post Graduate Thesis Award is offered annually by the RTSA to the author of an outstanding doctoral or research masters degree on a topic concerned with the rail industry.
Annual Rail Scholarship Award
The Rail Scholarship is offered annually by the RTSA and it is open to applications from railway professionals and technicians who can demonstrate an on-going record of work in the rail industry in Australasia and are desirous of attaining a higher level of qualification.more information
A Life Member of the RTSA, is the highest honour that can be bestowed upon a member. There are principal benefits included with this award.
WHEEL-RAIL INTERFACE Award
This Award has been discontinued.
ARA Young Railway Professional Award
Rail is full of young, enthusiastic and innovative individuals who contribute a great deal to not only their company but the wider rail industry. This Award aims to encourage these young individuals to pursue a career in rail whilst acknowledging their efforts.
Any young professional working in the rail industry is eligible for this award, whether they are in ticketing, communications, they’re a driver, a track worker – anyone. The conditions that do apply are listed below:
- Must be no older than 30 years of age as at 1 January 2017,
- Can demonstrate good leadership potential, and
- Their work has led to the development of their organisation.