TRAIN operator GNER has kept its Investors In People status.
A team of independent assessors travelled the length of GNER's 1,000-mile route along Britain's East Coast main line.
Members examined the company's practices and talked to staff before re-affirming the company's IIP award.
The assessors said: "The company is a beacon of excellence. This is reflected in the consistent and enthusiastic feedback from employees."
GNER is waiting for the outcome of its bid to keep the franchise for the East Coast route, which links West Yorkshire with London and Scotland.