The Big Rail Diversity Challenge is back!
And its going to be bigger than ever!

Following the success and feedback from the 2017 Big Rail Diversity Challenge, we have added a raft
of new and exciting challenges for 2018.

Teams will compete in a series of physical, mental and skill based challenges with NEW challenges for 2018 to include: Archery, Crazy Lasers, Football Darts, Bounce Volleyball, Big Rail Derby, Pitch Perfect!, Blindfolded Face Painting and many more. Old favourites making a return include: Zumba, Hovercrafts, Hungry Hippos, and Zorb Racing!

This action packed Fun Day will see you working together in mixed gender teams to prove the Women in Rail undertaking that that gender-balanced teams really do work better together

Which team will be crowned ‘Team of the Year 2018?”


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RAF Centenary Catapult Challenge!

Can you inspire your team to complete the catapult challenge?

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Quintessentially British!

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Diversity Sports Day

Bring out your best Mo Farah impression as you compete in the Big Rail Diversity Sports Day challenge!

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Escape Room

You will be briefed, you will solve the clues but time is ticking… will you escape?

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Knocked Out!

Slapstick makes a comeback on the Big Rail Knocked Out! course!


Safe Crackers

Channel your inner spy and crack the safe!


Blindfold Face painting

Ever been to a summer fete and wished you could get away with having your face painted? Well now is your moment as you take on the Blindfolded Face Painting challenge


Word Blind

Draw it, make it, act it.. can you guess what it is yet?


Pitch Perfect

As seen on a popular TV show, grab your mic and try to guess the missing lyrics from some classic karaoke favourites.


Golden Balls

Hidden in a sea of colour, lies the treasure you seek!


Leaning Tower of Balloons

Balloon modelling with a twist!


Twin Peaks!

Climb every mountain... Place every star...


Hovercraft Relay Course

Hover... steady... GO


Last One Standing

Will you be the last to be wiped out?


Circuit Zorb Racing

Relay racing - bubble style!


Big Rail Derby!

Hold onto your horses.. this is 'gonna be a bouncy ride!


Bounce Volleyball

Ace. Assist. Attack!


Crazy Lasers

Pew! Pew! Pew!


Football Darts

Step up to the oche and take your best shot!

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Surf’s up!

"Everybody's gone surfin'.. Surfin' BRDC!"


Bubble Football

A modern twist on the classic ‘kick-about’


The Mighty Quiz

Join us in The Railway Inn for a battle of the brains!


Walk the Plank

Left, Right, Stay Together!


Zumba with Sophie

It doesn't matter if you win or lose, it's what you do with your dancin' shoes!'

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Bring on the Beans!

This challenge is designed to illustrate the ethos of RBF – helping one another get through life’s obstacles!


Railway Children Street Art Challenge

Discover your inner Banksy and work as a team to create a graffiti masterpiece with this spray paint challenge!


Hungry Hippos

"It's a race, it's a chase, hurry up and feed their face!"

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Mini Assault Course

Seriously fun, yet demanding!

Showcase your role in the industry by becoming a Challenge Sponsor. Our Sponsorship Manager can assist you to select the challenge that best fits your brand and strategic messages that you want to communicate to market. There can only be one sponsor per challenge.


Challenge Sponsorship Benefits


Prior to the event

  • Dedicated page on the Sponsors section of the official event website with URL link to your company website
  • Social media promotional feeds
  • Personalised invitations for your guests
  • License to use the “Big Rail Diversity Challenge sponsor” logo


At the event

Branding during the event to include:

  • Logo placement on the programme
  • Corporate identity displayed on the main entrance ‘Welcome to the Event’
  • Half-page advertisement in the programme
  • Corporate identity on the Sponsors Wall for team photos
  • Corporate identity on sponsor appreciation signage throughout the event
  • Corporate identity displayed on your chosen challenge vortex signage
  • Entry to the Big Rail Diversity Challenge for one (1) team of ten (10)
  • Recognition from the stage during the event, thanking you for your support
  • Up to 2 pop-ups or similar displayed alongside your chosen challenge (to be supplied)


After the event

  • Corporate Identity promoted across Big Rail Diversity Challenge and Women in Rail websites with a link to your website for a full year!
  • Event photography


Challenge Sponsor: £5,000.00 GBP

To discuss your requirements please call a member of our dedicated events team
Tel: +44 (0) 845 1 700 300 | Email: | Website:

2018 Event Sponsors


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