30 November 2017

Royal Armouries, Leeds


Winners of the 2016 North of England Transport Awards

Combined Authority of the Year

WINNER: Transport for Greater Manchester

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Public Transport Operator of the Year

WINNER: Metrolink RATP Dev - Operating the largest Light Rail system in the UK

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Stagecoach Manchester

Airport of the Year

WINNER: Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Seaport of the Year

WINNER: Peel Ports Group - The Port of Liverpool

Transport Project of the Year

WINNER: First Manchester with TfGM & Wigan, Salford and Manchester City Councils - Launch of Vantage

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Carillion - Leeds Station Southern Entrance

Economic Productivity Project of the Year

WINNER: DMBC and Mott MacDonald - Great Yorkshire Way

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Peel Ports Group - North West Investment Programme

Construction and Engineering Project of the Year

WINNER: Transport for Greater Manchester and Balfour Beatty - Leigh to Ellenbrook Guided Busway

Contribution to Sustainable Transport

WINNER: First York - Electric Vehicles and York's Park & Ride

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Transport for Greater Manchester - Clean Air for Schools

Excellence in Technology

WINNER: PATROL Joint Committee - Traffic Penalty Tribunal- FOAM

HIGHLY COMMENDED: North Yorkshire County Council and Elgin - Transforming traffic management and roadworks communication in North Yorkshire

Alstom - TrainScanner

Transport Team/Partnership of the Year

WINNER: Arriva North East, Tees Valley Bus Network Improvements scheme (TVBNI)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Nexus - Keeping Tyne and Wear Metro on the move through winter

Transport Supplier of the Year


Excellence in Travel Information and Marketing

WINNER: Nexus - Tyne and Wear Metro driving passenger growth

HIGHLY COMMENDED: First UK Bus, Halifax’s Red Arrow Service

Frontline Employee of the Year

WINNER: Tina Roberts, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Mike Phillips, Merseytravel

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Stuart Blakeley, Northern
Dan Fawcett, Highways England
Luke Bednarz, Highways England
John Gordon, Go North East
Jo Morgan, Stagecoach Manchester
Joel Musgreave, Stagecoach Yorkshire
Craig Mycock, Stagecoach Manchester
Graham Palmer, Northern
Chris Pickard, TransPennine Express
Alex Smith, Arriva North East
Bradley Taylor, Transport for Greater Manchester

Customer Service Team of the Year

WINNER: Hull Trains

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Merseyrail – Aintree Grand National Event Team

Lifetime Contribution to Transport in Northern England

WINNER: Sir Howard Bernstein, Chief Executive, Manchester City Council


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