The UK's Top Female Driver!

23 November 16

Bus driver, Karen Wilson, from Castleford Depot was named the UK’s top female driver at this year’s UK bus awards. She also claimed 3rd place for the Top National Driver award. 'This prestigious award rewards drivers who go that extra mile to provide the customer’s ideal: a driver who is a true professional and a worthy ambassador for the job.'

The UK Bus Awards, now in their 21st year, had 250 entries, across 20 categories this year, including every bus operator in the UK. The awards enables a diverse and large range of competitors to be recognised for their success.

Everyone here at Arriva Yorkshire would like to congratulate Castleford driver Karen Wilson, it is a fantastic achievement and we are delighted that Karen is being rewarded for all of her hard work.

Karen Wilson, Bus Driver at Castleford Depot said; “I am honoured to have come 3rd place for the Top National Driver award and to be named the UK’s top female driver! The award ceremony was such a great experience and I am so thankful to have even been nominated by my peers and customers.”



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