11th Brunel Awards 2011

Washington, DC, USA

 

 

 

 

 

The award ceremony took place on October 14th in Washington, D.C.
We were glad to welcome honorable guests and keynote speakers such as:

 

Honorable Ray LaHood

Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation

Jean-Pierre Loubinoux

Chief Executive Officer, UIC International Union of Railways, Paris, France

Honorable Joseph Szabo

Federal Railroad Administrator, U.S. Department of Transportation

William Millar

President, American Public Transportation Association

Cesar Vergara

President, Center for Industrial Design in Transportation

Andreas Heym

Watford Group Steering Committee, AREP- Paris, France

 

The Jury conveyed twenty Brunel Awards and twenty-two Brunel Commendations.
The special Jury Prize for overall design excellence was awarded to Kyushu Railways.
Find the detailed results below and impressions of the awarding ceremony
in the documentation to be downloaded from left margin.

The Watford group congratulates all the awarded and nominated teams and thanks all participating companies, but especially the organising bodies and persons – it was a great success!

 

 

Brunel Organisation:

The Center for Industrial Design in Transportation, Inc.
Brunel2011@c4idt.org

 

Jury decision:
20 awards:

Category 1 – Rail stations (7)

  • Chinese Ministery of Transportation  / China Wuhan / Station
  • JR Hokkaido / Japan / New Iwamizawa Rail Station
  • Japan Railway Construction, Transport & Technology Agency / Japan / New Shin Tosu Station
  • ProRail / Netherlands / Upgrade of Hilversum Station
  • ProRail / Netherlands / New Emmen Zuid Rail Station
  • Jernhusen AB / Sweden / Extension to Malmo Railway Station
  • Amtrak / USA / Rehabilitation of the Wilmington DE Station
  • SEPTA / USA / Rehabilitation of Fort Washington, Ambler and North Wales Stations

 

Category 2 – technical infrastructure (2)

  • Austrian Railways ÖBB / Austria / New Freudenauer Harbor Bridge
  • REFER / Portugal / New Sado River Bridge

 

Category 3 – Freight and Railroad Support Buildings (3)

  • Pro Rail / Netherlands / Drontemeer Tunnel Facility Service Building
  • Metro North Railroad / USA / Croton Harmon Locomotive and Car Workshop
  • DC Dept. of Transportation / USA / Washington DC Union Station Bike Transit Center

 

Category 4 – industrial design, corporate branding, graphics, furnishing (4)

  • Austrian Railways ÖBB / Austria / Public Information Box at Vienna Station site
  • German Rail DB / Germany / Frankfurt Station “Kaffeepunkt” Platform Pavilion
  • ADIF / Spain / Laguna Station-New Seats with sciatic support
  • Union Pacific Railroad / USA / Heritage Locomotive Fleet Program

 

Category 5 – rolling stock (3)

  • East Japan Railway / Japan / Series E5 Sinkansen High Speed Train
  • East Japan Railway / Japan / Narita Express E259 Trainset
  • West Japan Railway / JR Kyushu / Japan / Series N 700 – 7000 / 8000 High Speed Trainset

 

24 commendations:

Category 1 – stations (11)

  • Austrian Railways ÖBB / Austria / New Station Vienna Heiligenstadt
  • SNCF Gares & Connexions / France / Orleans Multi-modal Transport Hub
  • SNCF Gares & Connexions / France / Redevelopment of Vichy Station
  • SNCF Gares & Connexions / France / New Station Bellegarde sur Valserine
  • JR Kyushu/ Japan / Kumamoto Station Passageway
  • Japan Railway Construction, Transport & Technology Agency / Japan / Shin Tamana Station
  • REFER / Portugal / Renovate and Expand Rossio Station
  • ADIF / Spain / New Cuenca High Speed Rail Station
  • Swiss Railways SBB/CFF/FFS / Switzerland / Extend and Remodel Brig Station
  • Swiss Railways SBB/CFF/FFS / Switzerland / Redevelop and Remodel Chur Station
  • Swiss Railways SBB/CFF/FFS / Switzerland / Zurich Letten Viaduct Commercial Spaces

 

Category 2 – technical infrastructure (3)

  • Austrian Railways ÖBB / Austria / New Salzach Bridge
  • MBTA / USA / Replacement of Massachusetts Avenue and Columbia Road Bridges
  • Norfolk Southern Railway / USA / Heartland Corridor

 

Category 3 – Freight and Railroad Support Buildings (3)

  • SNCF Semmaris / France / New Facilities at Rungis National Food Market-Paris
  • Central Japan Railway / Japan / Maglev and Railway Park Museum Building
  • REFER / Portugal / Lisbon Operations Control Center

 

Category 4 – industrial design, corporate branding, graphics, furnishing (4)

  • JR Kyushu / Japan / Hakata City Station Roof Garden and Park
  • JR Kyushu / Japan / Hakata City Station Tile Art Project
  • JR Kyushu / Japan / Kyushu Shinkansen Travel Products and Advertising Campaign
  • Network Rail / United Kingdom / Corporate Offices Branding Program

 

Category 5 – rolling stock (3)

  • East Japan Railway / Japan / HB-300 Hybrid Sightseeing Train
  • Swiss Railways SBB/CFF/FFS / Switzerland / Ee992 Dual Voltage Electric Shunting Locomotive
  • Amtrak / USA / Superliner I Coach Overhaul

 

Official English Media sponsors are Railway Age and International Railway Journal.

Additional information is available upon request from the Center for Industrial Design in Transportation, Inc. at brunel2011@c4idt.org.