Call for Award Applications - CARS 2024 Awards

Call for Award Applications - CARS 2024 Awards

Published on April 19, 2024

We are excited to announce that applications for the CARS Awards are now open! These awards are an opportunity to recognize and celebrate our members' outstanding achievements and contributions to the railway industry.

1. Safety Award: This award recognizes initiatives in people safety, innovation, technological advancements, outstanding achievements, and any other positive influence a supplier has brought forward to improve the overall safety of the railway industry.

2. Diversity Award: This award celebrates businesses that champion diversity in their companies and leaders for developing and cultivating diversity strategies in their organization and communicating the rationale for these strategies to employees.

3. Innovation Award: This award is for members who have developed advanced or innovative technologies to meet the rail industry's needs. This business contributes to a robust and rapidly growing creative sector and positively impacts rail and the community.

To apply, please send your completed applications to NRD@railwaysuppliers.ca.


Nominate your esteemed colleagues for one of our other two awards, recognizing the outstanding contributions and promising
talent in the railway industry!

To nominate someone, please send their name, bio, and contact information to NRD@railwaysuppliers.ca

NEW!The Future of Rail Award: This award recognizes an outstanding young professional in the railway industry under the age of 40 as of November 1st who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, innovation, and contributions to the industry.

Lifetime Achievement Award: This prestigious award recognizes individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to the railway industry throughout their careers. Recipients of this award have demonstrated exceptional leadership, innovation, and dedication, shaping the industry and inspiring others through their achievements. The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates the legacy of individuals who have profoundly impacted the railway community and whose contributions will be remembered for years to come.

To apply, please send your completed applications to NRD@railwaysuppliers.ca.


The deadline for submissions is September 30th, 2024.

We encourage all eligible members to apply and showcase their achievements.

Let's come together to celebrate excellence!

NOTE: The award recipients will be announced at the Annual Awards Dinner during National Railway Day on November 8th, 2024. Applicants are advised to ensure that a representative attends the dinner to accept the award on the company's behalf.

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