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Success for SPT at national awards ceremony

Scottish Transport Awards

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport took home three prizes from the Scottish Transport Awards which took place in Glasgow last night.

Covering a variety of transport solutions the successes ranged from setting a high standard in bus services and facilities, integrating public transport services and the best use of social media.

My congratulations go to all the winners, and staff involved should be very proud as this is deserved recognition for all the hard work that so many people put into these projects.”

SPT Chief Executive Gordon Maclennan

SPT Chief Executive Gordon Maclennan said: “I am delighted with SPT’s success at the Scottish Transport Awards, it is a great achievement.

“My congratulations go to all the winners, and staff involved should be very proud as this is deserved recognition for all the hard work that so many people put into these projects.

“As the country’s largest transport authority it is very pleasing to have been acknowledged for real improvements to local transport in Scotland and these awards show SPT is continually delivering for all its customers across Strathclyde.”

The Scottish Transport Awards are hosted by Transport Times Events and are supported by the Scottish Government and Transport Scotland.

SPT won in the following categories:

  • Integrated Transport Project of the Year – Greenock Bus Station
  • Best Bus Service – MyBus
  • Excellence in Travel Information and Marketing – Best Use of Social Media, for @GlasgowSubway twitter feed.
  • Pictured Above (left to right) are awards presenter Grant Stott, SPT Vice Chair David Fagan, SPT Asst. Chief Executive (Operations) Eric Stewart and George Mair, Director of CPT Scotland.