Wednesday 21 November 2012

UK Bus Awards 2012

The results of the 2012 UK Bus Awards have been announced.

Amongst the winners are
 Oxford Bus Company the airline

Top Express Operation, sponsored by Volvo Bus

  • Winner: Oxford Bus Company - the airline click
  • Runner Up: Arriva the Shires - Green Line 757
  • Highly Commended:
    • Scottish Citylink - Express Service Network
    • Stagecoach East Scotland - Express City Connect

Services to the Bus Industry, sponsored by Buses magazine

  • Winner: Peter Hendy CBE

Top City Operator, sponsored by BAE Systems

 Nottingham City Transport

  • Winner: Nottingham City Transport  click
  • Joint Runners Up:
    • Go North East
    • Stagecoach Manchester
  • Highly Commended:
    • Stagecoach Sheffield
    • Transdev Keighley & District

UK Bus Operator of the Year, sponsored by Belmont International and QBE Insurance

  • Winner: Nottingham City Transport
  • Runner Up: Reading buses

The Claudia Flanders Memorial Award for Putting Passengers First, sponsored by Bus and Coach Professional

 Go North East 
  • Winner: Go North East - Moving with our People  click
  • Runner Up: Transdev York - York Unibus, A Partnership for Progress
  • Highly Commended:
    • konectbus - konectexpress 8
    • Stephensons of Essex – Breeze

Local Authority Project of the Year, sponsored by Bus and Coach Buyer

Winner: Nottingham City Council - Statutory Quality Partnership Scheme

Special London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Awards

(awarded by the UK Bus Awards Management Committee)

Special Award for the Planning and Execution of Bus and Coach Transport for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games


  • Arriva Passenger Services
  • ECT Charity
  • FirstGroup plc
  • The London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG)
  • Mott MacDonald
  • The Olympic Delivery Authority
  • Stagecoach Group plc
  • Transport for London

For a full list of all the awards and winners click here