Network Warrington enjoyed a fruitful eveing at the twelfth annual Warrington Guardian Business Awards on September 14. The municipally-owned operator won in the training and development category, and was a finalist in the business of the year award, earning a commendation in this category.
The ceremony was held at the Park Royal Hotel in Stretton, with BBC North West’s Diane Oxbury serving as compere for the evening with Christine Hamilton the after dinner speaker.
Managing director David Squire said: “This award is fantastic for the company, and recognises the achievements of all of our staff over the year. We place a great deal of emphasis on staff training and we are seeing the benefits with more passengers travelling with us and a 93% satisfaction rating in our recent customer survey.”
Network Warrington’s 115 buses operate 4 million miles a year, serving approximately 9 million passengers annually. The company was named UK Bus Operator of the Year and Shire Bus Operator of the Year in 2008.