Translink Awards 2013

Awards are an important way to motivate staff and promote excellence in the workplace. Translink's committed efforts to be a customer-focused organisation continues to be recognised in its success in garnering a number of awards.

UK Bus Awards 2013 - The Eureka! Award for Marketing Initiatives, sponsored by Passenger Transport magazine






Unite ULR (Union Learning Representative) of the Year 2013

L-R Translink’s Billy Gilpin, Employee Relations Manager is pictured with Thomas McIlhone and Andy Johnson, Translink Belfast and Ballymena bus drivers, following thei award wins in runner up positions for ULR (Union Learning Representative) of the Year 2013.






Translink bus drivers Thomas McIlhone and Andy Johnson awarded runner up positions at the Unite ULR (Union Learning Representative) of the Year 2013 awards which took place recently at Congress House, London.

IRTE Skills Challenge 2013

Three in a row: Adam Mc Grath from Derry~Londonderry, David Carson Translink Technical Engineer, William Scott from Swatragh and Jan Colville from Coleraine pictured after scooping several awards for the third consecutive year at the National IRTE (Institute Of Road Transport Engineers) Skills Challenge 2013.






Translink engineering team received top honours in the IRTE Skills Challenge 2013; William Scott from Swatragh achieved ‘Top Scoring Mechanical Technician’, Jan Colville also from Coleraine was awarded runner-up ‘Bodywork Technician’ and the team as a whole which included Adam McGrath from Derry~Londonderry, were joint winners of ‘Mechanical Electrical and Bodywork Combined Team’

Federation of Passenger Transport Northern Ireland

Metro bus driver, David Spratt was awarded ‘Bus Driver of the Year’  and Ulsterbus bus driver, Raymond Williamson was awarded runner up ‘Bus Driver of the Year at the recent Federation of Passenger Transport, Northern Ireland (FPTNI) Annual Awards.

L-R Helen Spratt and husband David Spratt of Metro Newtownabbey – Bus Driver of The Year, Catherine Mason Translink Group Chief Executive, Raymond Williamson of Ulsterbus Newtownards – Runner Up Bus Driver of The Year and wife Kim pictured at the recent Federation of Passenger Transport, Northern Ireland (FPTNI) Annual Awards






Children’s Commissioner’s 2012/13 Participation Awards

Translink received a Gold Award for their yLink project in the ‘Putting Young People to the Forefront’ category.

Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy and NI Commissioner for Children and Young People Patricia Lewsley-Mooney(Centre) congratulate Translink  and its Youth Panel members (L-R) Jack McCann, Maura Sloan, Claire King and Scott Oslon who were Gold winners in the NICCY 2012/13 Participation Awards celebrating government departments and public bodies who have involved children and young people in decision making. Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons







2012/13 European Business Awards

Translink NI Railways awarded the esteemed Ruban D’Honneur Status in the prestigious 2012/13 European Business Awards.

2012/13 European Business Awards