Local operator Blackpool Transport, have been awarded two prestige titles at this year’s UK Bus Awards.
Winners of the UK Bus Operator of the Year and Gold Award winners of the Top Shire Operator of the Year, Blackpool Transport have dedicated the awards to their hard working and dependable teams, who continue to keep Blackpool moving despite the challenges of the last few years.
The awards, presented on Tuesday 15 November in London, are some of the most prestigious awards in the UK for the industry, with operators from far and wide competing in multiple categories. Blackpool Transport’s win follows a pause in the awards scheme over the last two years as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
James Carney, Finance and Commercial Director at Blackpool Transport Services said,
“ To be recognised and awarded as the UK Bus Operator of the Year is a true achievement for everyone at Blackpool Transport. Despite still recovering from the pandemic and facing national challenges, the award reflects the ‘going the extra mile’ ethics that our colleagues show daily.
Every employee of Blackpool Transport, no matter where they are within the business, should be proud that their efforts and dedication has been recognised at a national level. ”
The winner of the UK Bus Operator of the Year is selected from the highest-scoring contestants in the Top City Operator, Top Independent Operator and Top Shire Operator Awards.