2018 Winners

OPERATOR TRAINING AWARD

ANTHONY’S TRAVEL

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Small/medium operator (up to 150 vehicles)

MANAGER OF THE YEAR

IAN FRASER
The Kings Ferry

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Large operator (over 150 vehicles)

MANAGER OF THE YEAR

ALEX HORNBY
Transdev Blazefield

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Small/medium operator (up to 150 vehicles)

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

CHRIS PANNELL
Blackpool Transport Services

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Large operator (over 150 vehicles)

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

RICHARD SHILLINGFORD
RATP Dev London

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RISING STAR

SEAN EWAN
Mullanys Coaches

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RISING STAR

ANDY TURNBULL
The Harrogate Bus Company

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(Up to 150 vehicles)

BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY

GREY’S OF ELY

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(Over 150 vehicles)

BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY

NATIONAL EXPRESS

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routeone Awards

ENVIRONMENT AWARD

GO SOUTH COAST

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routeone Awards

EXCELLENCE IN MINIBUS OPERATION

WHITES ST ALBANS

Arriva
(1-15 vehicles)

SMALL COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR

GREY’S OF ELY

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(16-50 vehicles)

MEDIUM COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR

MAYNES COACHES, BUCKIE

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(1-150 vehicles)

SMALL/MEDIUM BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR

THE HARROGATE BUS COMPANY

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(Over 50 vehicles)

LARGE COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR

LUCKETTS TRAVEL

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(Over 150 vehicles)

LARGE BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR

GO SOUTH COAST

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routeone Awards

SPECIAL AWARD

SANDRA WHITELAW
Managing Director, Whitelaws Coaches

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routeone Awards

The Hall of Fame

Find previous routeone Award winners in our Hall of Fame

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The Hall of Fame

2017

OPERATOR TRAINING AWARD

GO NORTH EAST

 

MANAGER OF THE YEAR – SMALL/MEDIUM OPERATOR (UP TO 200 VEHICLES)

MARTIJN GILBERT, READING BUSES

 

MANAGER OF THE YEAR – LARGE OPERATOR (OVER 200 VEHICLES)

ANDREW WICKHAM, GO SOUTH COAST

 

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR – SMALL/MEDIUM OPERATOR (UP TO 200 VEHICLES)

PAUL MURDOCH, GOLDEN BOY COACHES

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR – LARGE OPERATOR (OVER 200 VEHICLES)

PETER SUMNER, STAGECOACH MANCHESTER

 

BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY (UP TO 200 VEHICLES)

THE KINGS FERRY, LONDON – CRM & MARKETING PLATFORM 

 

BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY (OVER 200 VEHICLES)

ARRIVA UK BUS – ArrivaClick

 

ENVIRONMENT AWARD

GO-AHEAD LONDON – ALL-ELECTRIC FLEET

 

EXCELLENCE IN MINIBUS OPERATION

HOMEWARD BOUND TRAVEL, WIMBORNE

 

LARGE BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (OVER 200 VEHICLES)

GO SOUTH COAST

 

SPECIAL AWARD

STEPHEN BARBER

SMALL COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-15 VEHICLES)

EASTON’S HOLIDAYS, STRATTON STRAWLESS

 

SMALL BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-100 VEHICLES)

ENSIGNBUS, ESSEX 

 

MEDIUM COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (16-50 VEHICLES)

PULHAM & SONS (COACHES), BOURTON-ON-THE-WATER

 

MEDIUM BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (100-200 VEHICLES)

PLYMOUTH CITYBUS

 

LARGE COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (OVER 50 VEHICLES)

HORSEMAN COACHES, READING

 

2016

LARGE BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (OVER 150 VEHICLES) 

NOTTINGHAM CITY TRANSPORT

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (LARGE OPERATOR – OVER 150 VEHICLES) 

JOHN BICKERTON, READING BUSES

LARGE COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (OVER 50 VEHICLES) 

EDWARDS COACHES, LLANTWIT FADRE

SPECIAL AWARD 

CYRIL KENZIE, KENZIES COACHES, SHEPRETH

EXCELLENCE IN MINIBUS OPERATION 

PASSENGER PLUS, ASHFORD

ENVIRONMENT AWARD 

ARRIVA NORTH WEST

OPERATOR TRAINING AWARD 

NATIONAL EXPRESS WEST MIDLANDS

INNOVATION OF THE YEAR 

EPSOM COACHES GROUP – DIGITAL WALK-ROUND CHECKS

SMALL BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-50 VEHICLES) 

CENTRAL BUSES, BIRMINGHAM

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (SMALL/MEDIUM OPERATOR – UP TO 150 VEHICLES) 

CEDRIC DALTON, ARRIVA MIDLANDS, TAMWORTH

MEDIUM COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (16-50 VEHICLES) 

LAKESIDE COACHES, ELLESMERE

SMALL COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-15 VEHICLES) 

AUSTIN TRAVEL T/A CAPITAL SCOTLINE/AT TRAVEL

MANAGER OF THE YEAR (SMALL/MEDIUM OPERATOR – UP TO 150 VEHICLES) 

KEVIN MAYNE, MAYNES OF BUCKIE

MANAGER OF THE YEAR (LARGE OPERATOR – OVER 150 VEHICLES) 

MARTIJN GILBERT, READING BUSES

MEDIUM BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (51-150 VEHICLES) 

ENSIGNBUS, PURFLEET 

2015

OPERATOR TRAINING AWARD 

READING BUSES

LARGE BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (OVER 150 VEHICLES) 

STAGECOACH SOUTH WEST

SPECIAL AWARD 

PHIL MARGRAVE, FORMER ENGINEERING DIRECTOR, GO-AHEAD LONDON

LARGE COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (OVER 50 VEHICLES) 

YORK PULLMAN

MANAGER OF THE YEAR (SMALL/MEDIUM OPERATOR – UP TO 150 VEHICLES) 

RODDY PERRYMAN, PERRYMAN’S BUSES

MEDIUM BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (51-150 VEHICLES) 

EPSOM COACHES QUALITY LINE

SMALL BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-50 VEHICLES) 

CENTRAL BUSES, BIRMINGHAM

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (LARGE OPERATOR – OVER 150 VEHICLES) 

PHIL CUMMINS, ARRIVA NORTH WEST

EXCELLENCE IN MINIBUS OPERATION 

WHITES MINICOACHES OF ST ALBANS

PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR 

CENTRO/NATIONAL EXPRESS WEST MIDLANDS

INNOVATION OF THE YEAR 

ARRIVA YORKSHIRE AND NORTH EAST

MEDIUM COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (16-50 VEHICLES) 

GOLDEN BOY, HODDESDON

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (SMALL/MEDIUM OPERATOR – UP TO 150 VEHICLES) 

PAUL MURDOCH, GOLDEN BOY

MANAGER OF THE YEAR (LARGE OPERATOR – OVER 150 VEHICLES) 

FIONA KERR, FIRST GLASGOW

ENVIRONMENT AWARD 

FIRST GLASGOW, CALEDONIA DEPOT

SMALL COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-15 VEHICLES) 

EVE COACHES, DUNBAR

2014

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (SMALL/MEDIUM OPERATOR – UP TO 150 VEHICLES) 

CHRIS ADAMS, WORKSHOP MANAGER, PULHAMS COACHES

SMALL BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-50 VEHICLES) 

SAFEGUARD COACHES, GUILDFORD 

INNOVATION OF THE YEAR 

ARRIVA NORTH EAST AND ARRIVA YORKSHIRE
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LARGE COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (OVER 50 VEHICLES) 

THE KINGS FERRY, GILLINGHAM

LARGE BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (OVER 150 VEHICLES) 

STAGECOACH IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

MANAGER OF THE YEAR (LARGE OPERATOR – OVER 150 VEHICLES) 

MARC REDDY, MANAGING DIRECTOR, FIRST HAMPSHIRE

SPECIAL AWARD 

JOE MACKIE, DIRECTOR, FIRST ABERDEEN

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (LARGE OPERATOR – OVER 150 VEHICLES) 

DAVID HEPTINSTALL, ENGINEERING DIRECTOR, STAGECOACH MIDLANDS

SMALL COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-15 VEHICLES) 

ANTHONY’S TRAVEL, RUNCORN

EXCELLENCE IN MINIBUS OPERATION 

PASSENGER PLUS, ASHFORD

MEDIUM COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (16-50 VEHICLES) 

MAYNES COACHES, BUCKIE

PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR 

THE KINGS FERRY, NORTH SOMERSET COUNTY COUNCIL AND VOLVO – BRISTOL COMMUTER COACH

OPERATOR TRAINING AWARD 

LONDON BOROUGH OF REDBRIDGE – SAFE URBAN DRIVING COURSE

ENVIRONMENT AWARD 

ECLIPSE PRIORITY BUS NETWORK

MANAGER OF THE YEAR (SMALL/MEDIUM OPERATOR – UP TO 150 VEHICLES) 

HELEN JEACOCK, HEAD OF OPERATIONS, STEWARTS COACHES

MEDIUM BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (51-150 VEHICLES) 

MOREBUS, POOLE 

2013

BUS ENGINEER OF THE YEAR 

JASON DIXON, ARRIVA YORKSHIRE

COACH MANAGER OF THE YEAR 

RICHARD GREY, GREYS OF ELY

MEDIUM COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (16-50 VEHICLES) 

STEWARTS COACHES

LARGE COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (51-PLUS VEHICLES) 

CLARKES OF LONDON

BUS MANAGER OF THE YEAR 

JAMES FREEMAN, READING BUSES

EXCELLENCE IN MINIBUS OPERATION 

WHITES ST ALBANS

COACH ENGINEER OF THE YEAR 

PAUL MARSHALL, MARSHALLS OF SUTTON ON TRENT

SPECIAL AWARD 

LLOYD MASON, ARRIVA UK BUS

SMALL COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-15 VEHICLES) 

PRENTICE COACHES

INNOVATION OF THE YEAR 

STAGECOACH MEGABUS GOLD SLEEPERCOACH

ENVIRONMENT AWARD 

READING BUSES (31 HYBRIDS + 20 GAS + 38% OF FLEET)

LARGE BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (151-PLUS VEHICLES) 

NOTTINGHAM CITY TRANSPORT

PARTNERSHIP OF THE YEAR 

CAMBRIDGE BUSWAY

SMALL BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-50 VEHICLES) 

PERRYMAN’S BUSES

OPERATOR TRAINING AWARD 

READING BUSES

MEDIUM BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (51-150 VEHICLES) 

READING BUSES

2012

LARGE COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (31-PLUS VEHICLES) 

LUCKETTS TRAVEL

EXCELLENCE IN MINIBUS OPERATION 

E STOTT & SONS

MEDIUM COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (11-30 VEHICLES) 

PRENTICE COACHES

OPERATOR TRAINING AWARD 

FIRST ABERDEEN

SMALL BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-30 VEHICLES) 

PULHAMS COACHES

COACH ENGINEER OF THE YEAR 

DAVID HOY, BOWEN TRAVEL GROUP

BUS ENGINEER OF THE YEAR 

STEVE PREWETT, GO SOUTH COAST

COACH OPERATOR INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

STAGECOACH UK BUS

SPECIAL AWARD 

STEVE WHITEWAY, MANAGING DIRECTOR, EPSOM COACHES

BUS OPERATOR INNOVATION OF THE YEAR 

GO NORTH EAST

GREEN AWARD 

ARRIVA LONDON

COACH MANAGER OF THE YEAR 

RICHARD GREY, GREYS OF ELY

SMALL COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-10 VEHICLES) 

TYNEDALE GROUP TRAVEL

BUS MANAGER OF THE YEAR 

LOUISA WEEKS, OXFORD BUS COMPANY

LARGE BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (101-PLUS VEHICLES) 

STAGECOACH MANCHESTER

2011

COACH OPERATOR INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

PARRYS INTERNATIONAL, CHESLYN HAY (INDIVIDUAL SEATBACK ENTERTAINMENT)

COACH MANAGER OF THE YEAR

ANDREW HALLIDAY, SAFEGUARD COACHES, GUILDFORD

BUS MANAGER OF THE YEAR

BOB WILDMAN, TRAVEL DE COURCEY, COVENTRY

LARGE COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (31-PLUS VEHICLES)

CLARKES OF LONDON

SMALL BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-30 VEHICLES)

PERRYMAN’S BUSES, BERWICK-UPON-TWEED

BUS ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

DARREN ROE, STAGECOACH LONDON

EXCELLENCE IN MINIBUS OPERATION

STEWARTS OF MORTIMER

LARGE BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (101-PLUS VEHICLES)

ARRIVA YORKSHIRE

MEDIUM COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (11-30 VEHICLES)

PULHAM & SONS (COACHES), BOURTON-ON-THE-WATER

SPECIAL AWARD

JOHN ASQUITH AND JIM HILTON, PRESTON BUS

GREEN AWARD

STAGECOACH UK BUS, UK’S LARGEST HYBRID FLEET WITH ADL

OPERATOR TRAINING AWARD

NOTTINGHAM CITY TRANSPORT

COACH ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

MARTIN HADLEY, PROSPECT-COACHES, LYE

BUS OPERATOR INNOVATION OF THE YEAR 

ARRIVA UK BUS – ROADMAP – EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND STRATEGY DELIVERY

MEDIUM BUS OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (31-100 VEHICLES)

TRAVEL DE COURSEY, COVENTRY

SMALL COACH OPERATOR OF THE YEAR (1-10 VEHICLES)

STANLEY TRAVEL

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