Robin L. D. Rees

See also subsequent contract.

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Internet Manager: National Rail Enquiries
Association of Train Operating Companies

  • Webmaster of the award-winning National Rail site, managing its content and format, and reporting to the CEO;
  • Auditor of the service offered by National Rail Enquiries Online;
  • Responding to, and compiling statistics on, feedback forms from members of the public;
  • Initiator of News Online a news magazine for rail passengers;
  • Initiator of customer email service for notification of online updates to National Rail Timetable;
  • Manager with oversight of ATOC’s sites for: the railway industry and children;
  • Secretary to the National Rail Web working group;
  • Member of NRE Information Sub-Group, HERO [rail information database] Users’ Group, and of ATOC Disabled Passengers Working Group;
  • Designer of National Rail’s Web page of travel arrangements for the Golden Jubilee weekend, which evoked special thanks from the Golden Jubilee Weekend Trust;
  • Initiator and designer of the 2001 National Rail online Christmas card, an innovative collaboration of 14 train operating companies.


Award Citation

another certificate

presentation party

WebUser logo Hitwise logo

‘Of all the timetable sites we tested, National Rail was way ahead of the rest. This user-friendly one-stop shop from the Association of Train Operating Companies can help organise all the key elements of your train journey, stopping just short of buying you a sandwich for lunch.’ Webuser 28, 4 April 2002

From October to December 2004, the site was ranked second by Hitwise for UK travel and transport.

2004–2005: National Rail (2)
1993–date: Computer Publishing
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© R. L. D. Rees 2001–2005