UKBA 2008 Results List

Technical and Professional Awards

Accessibility: Claudia Flanders Memorial Award sponsored by The TAS Partnership

  • Winner: Brighton & Hove City Council: Buses for All
  • Runners Up: West Yorkshire PTE - Metro: METROLOCAL

The Bus in the Countryside Award sponsored by Coach and Bus Week

  • Winner: Stagecoach in Oxfordshire, Route 20
  • Runners Up: City & County of Swansea Gower Explorer

The CBS Outdoor Bus Marketing Campaign of the Year

  • Winner: Go North East Red Kites: Winning new customers by bringing conservation and a service branding strategy together
  • Joint Runners up: First in Berkshire, Rainbow Fares
  • Joint Runners up: South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive, Carbon Quids Campaign

The Colin Buchanan Infrastructure Award

  • Winner: Nottingham City Council, Derby Road Corridor Upgrade
  • Runners Up: Peterborough City Council, Making Bus Travel A Priority

The Alexander Dennis Innovation Award

  • Winner: Cumbria County Council and partners, The NoWcard Multi - Authority Transport Smart Card Scheme
  • Runners Up: Edinburgh Shuttle Edinburgh Shuttle

The BAA Heathrow Award for Integration

  • Winner: Nottingham City Transport and partners, Nottingham Unilink - Total Integration
  • Runners Up: Stagecoach Yorkshire, Supertram Link: a new commercial bus based tram feeder service for Sheffield

The Halcrow Transport Authority of the Year

  • Winners: Peterborough City Council, Demonstrating Sustainable Transport in Peterborough
  • Runners Up: South Yorkshire Passenger Transport, Executive Improving bus services in South Yorkshire

The Department for Transport Award for Winning New Customers

  • Winners: Norfolk Green: Winning New Customers
  • Runners Up: Nottingham City Transport: Easyrider and Citycard, The Smart Way to Travel

Awards for People in the Industry

The Centrebus Young Manager of the Year

  • Winner: Rob Jones, Stagecoach North West
  • Runner Up: Phil Southall, Go North East

The Award for Services to the Industry, sponsored by Giles Fearnley and Stuart Wilde

  • Presented to: Brian Souter, Stagecoach Group

The Chris Moyes Memorial Award for Customer Service, sponsored by GoSkills

  • Winner: Leon Wells, First Eastern Counties
  • Runners Up: Matthew Grant, First West Yorkshire

Operating Awards

The Volvo Bus Express Coach Operation of the Year

  • Winners: The Oxford Bus Company Oxford Bus Company - the airline
  • Runners Up: Stagecoach West Scotland X76/X77 Express Network

The Titan Bus City Operator of the Year

  • Winners: Transdev Keighley & District
  • Runners Up: Lothian Buses plc

The Scania Independent Operator of the Year

  • Winners: Western Greyhound Ltd Western Greyhound - delivering quality and growth!
  • Runners Up: Konectbus Konectbus

The Optare Shire Operator of the Year

  • Winners: Warrington Borough Transport 
  • Runners Up: Reading Transport 

The Belmont International UK Bus Operator of the Year:

  • Winner: Warrington Borough Transport
  • Runner Up: Transdev Keighley & District

London Awards

The TfL London Buses Award for London Bus Garage of the Year

  • Winners: Beddington Farm, Arriva London
  • Runners Up: Putney, Go-Ahead London

The TfL London Buses Award for London Service Quality

  • Winners: Service Quality Team Metrobus Croydon
  • Runners Up: Operational Support Team Transport for London led by John Burdon

The Luke Rees-Pulley Charitable Trust Award for Top London Bus Driver

  • Winner: Nelio Rebelo-Goncalves, London United Tolworth Garage
  • Joint Runner Up: Rosalie Grant, First London Hayes Garage
  • Joint Runner Up: Roy Lambe, Go-Ahead London Stockwell Garage
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