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Stagecoach secures 13 nominations for the National Transport Awards 2024

  • Stagecoach shortlisted in six of the 16 categories  
  • Operator nominated in categories such as ‘Best Bus Service’, ‘Campaign of the Year’, and ‘Bus Operator of the Year’  
  • Stagecoach teams across the UK recognised, including East, South Wales, West Scotland and South  

Stagecoach, the UK’s largest bus and coach operator, has secured 13 nominations within six of the 16 categories at this year’s National Transport Awards.  

The National Transport Awards spotlight the dedication, expertise, success and innovation of those working to continually enhance the transport networks across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. 

Stagecoach South, last year’s category winners, have been nominated again in the ‘Bus Operator of the Year’ category alongside Stagecoach East Midlands.  

In the ‘Exemplary Contribution to Net Zero’ the Stagecoach Scotland teams have been nominated, recognising Stagecoach’s commitment to sustainability as the operator works towards becoming net zero. 

Four of Stagecoach’s operating companies from across the UK were recognised in the ‘Best Bus service’ category, with nominations spanning from East Scotland to the South of England. 

Claire Miles, Stagecoach Chief Executive Officer, said; “It is an absolute delight to see the hard work of our teams across the UK being recognised with 13 nominations in this year’s National Transport Awards.   

“Stagecoach puts the needs of the communities we serve at the heart of everything we do, and we look forward to celebrating with colleagues across the transport sector at the awards ceremony in October.” 

Full list of nominations below –  

Best Bus Service  

  • Stagecoach East: MK1 
  • Stagecoach East Scotland: Dundee to St Andrews on Service 99  
  • Stagecoach South: Stagecoach route 23 
  • Stagecoach West: 94/94X 

Excellence in Road Safety, Traffic Management and Enforcement  

  • Stagecoach South East: Service Delivery Initiatives in Kent & East Sussex – On Board CEOs  

Exemplary contribution to Net Zero  

  • Stagecoach Scotland (West, North and East) 

Campaign of the Year  

  • Megabus: Let Megabus drive you there – Megabus Christmas marketing campaign 
  • Stagecoach North Scotland: Aviemore Adventurer 

Frontline Employee / Community Champion of the Year  

  • Stagecoach East Midlands: Daniel Sprought, Bus Driver 
  • Stagecoach South Wales: Ian Tyler, Bus Driver Aberdare Depot 
  • Stagecoach West Scotland: Rachel Hart, Marketing Assistant   

Bus Operator of the Year  

  • Stagecoach East Midlands  
  • Stagecoach South