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Our Awards

We would like to thank all our lovely customers and our staff for helping make us an award winning operator. The awards displayed below are in recognition of all the hard work our staff do to provide you with a high quality service.

2018

  • Business champion of the arts – Reading Cultural Awards (winner)
  • Nikki Ball for Marketing and PR – Venus Women’s Awards (winner)
  • Operator training award – Route one, general awards (finalist)
  • Large Bus Operator (over 150 vehicles) – routeone (finalist)
  • Best Use of Technology – routeone (finalist)
  • Environment – routeone (finalist)
  • Dan Bassett, Manager of the year, large company – routeone (finalist)
  • John Bickerton, Engineer of the year, large company – routeone (finalist)

2017

  • Company of the year – Natwest Venus Awards, Thames Valley (winner)
  • Company of the year – Natwest Venus Awards, national (winner)
  • Operator Training Award – Routeone (shortlisted)
  • Large bus operator of the year – Routeone (shortlisted)
  • Environment Award – Routeone (shortlisted)
  • Martijn Gilbert, Manager of the Year – Routeone (winner)
  • John Bickerton, Engineer of the Year – Routeone (shortlisted)
  • Best use of technology – Routeone (shortlisted)
  • Passenger Transport Best Practice – CILT (shortlisted)
  • The New Horizons Award – UKBA (Silver)
  • Making buses a better place –UKBA (shortlisted)
  • Maks Pruscewicz, Bus driver of the year award – UKBA (Gold)
  • Dan Bassett, Young Manager of the Year award – UKBA (Gold)

2016

  • Martijn Gilbert, Manager of the year – Talent in Mobility Awards (shortlisted)
  • Operator training award – Routeone (shortlisted)
  • Large bus operator of the year – Routeone (shortlisted)
  • Environment award – Routeone (shortlisted)
  • Martijn Gilbert, Manager of the Year – Routeone (winner)
  • John Bickerton, Engineer of the Year – Routeone (winner)
  • Innovation – Routeone (shortlisted)
  • Partnership award – Reading Buses and the wider community – Routeone (shortlisted)
  • Development of people – CILT (winner)
  • Improvements to bus services – National Transport Awards (shortlisted)
  • Bus operator of the year – UKBA (shortlisted)
  • Top Shire Operator – UKBA (shortlisted)
  • Putting passengers first – UKBA (shortlisted)
  • New Horizons – UKBA (shortlisted)
  • Making buses a better choice – UKBA (shortlisted)
  • Environment award – UKBA (Shortlisted)
  • Chris Vest, unsung hero – UKBA (shortlisted)
  • Dan Bassett, young manager of the year – UKBA (shortlisted)
  • Low carbon transport initiative of the year – low carbon champions awards (shortlisted)