Success at awards for bus depot

Bus staff in south east Northumberland are celebrating their success after scooping an award n the prestigious 2014 UK Bus Awards.

Arriva North East’s Blyth depot won a bronze in the National Bus Depot of the Year category.

The annual awards recognise and reward the achievements of the bus industry and aim to inspire others with winning approaches.

The winners were announced at a star-studded ceremony at the London Hilton with hard-working, talented and creative people the stars of the show.

Judges were impressed by the depot’s full engagement with the community and the level of service which Blyth continues to deliver.

UK Bus Awards chairman Tony Depledge said: “I’ve been delighted to see at first hand so many great projects from bus operators and local authorities.”