RTSA Awards

  • RTSA Award Winners

    AWARDS ARE PRESENTED AT SIGNIFICANT RAILWAY EVENTS SUCH AS A CONFERENCE, CORE OR AT A LOCAL CHAPTER MEETING OR IN THE CASE OF THE THESIS AWARDS ON THE PARTICULAR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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Annual Rail Scholarship

The Annual Rail Scholarship 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 qualification level.

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Life Membership
Award

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.

 

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Individual Award

The RTSA Individual Award is offered biennially to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the railway industry.

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ARA Young Railway Professional Award

The RTSA is the major sponsor of the ARA Young Rail Professional Award which is awarded and presented annually at the Australasian Rail Industry Awards.

This Award aims to encourage 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.

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RTSA Awards Calendar

Rail Scholarship Award
Nominations open 15 May 2019
Nominations close 28 June 2019

Young Railway Engineer Award
Nominations open 15 May 2019
Nominations close 28 June 2019

Graduate Engineer Award
Nominations open 15 May 2019
Nominations close 28 June 2019

Railway Project Innovation Award
Nominations open 19 August 2019
Nominations close 6 December 2019

RTSA Individual Award
Nominations open 19 August 2019
Nominations close 6 December 2019

Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award
Nominations open 19 August 2019
Nominations close 6 December 2019

Post Graduate Thesis Award (PHD & Research Master)
Nominations open 19 August 2019
Nominations close 6 December 2019

Railway Professional of the Year Award
Nominations open 10 October 2019
Nominations close 6 December 2019

Railway Professional of the Year Award

The RTSA Railway Professional of the Year Award is offered to a person above the age of 35 who has made an outstanding contribution to the Railway Industry in Australia or New Zealand.

Nominees must be employed in the railway industry for at least 10 years in Australia or New Zealand.  The award, if made, will be presented for the first time at CORE2020 in Perth, May 2020.

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WHEEL-RAIL INTERFACE Award

This Award was presented between 2008 and 2013 after which is was discontinued.

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