Xplore Dundee Shortlisted at the Scottish Transport Awards

2 months ago Thu 4th Apr 2024

Xplore Dundee


Xplore Dundee has received three nominations at this year’s Scottish Transport Awards.


Each of the nominations comes in the Frontline Employee of the Year award, with Kary-Ann McGregor, Kian Greene and Mohammad Ramzan shortlisted for the gong.


In total, McGill’s Group – parent company of Xplore Dundee – received nine nominations including the coveted Public Transport Operator of the Year award.


The Scottish Transport Awards bring the transport community together to recognise and celebrate industry achievements across Scotland.


The categories Xplore Dundee and McGill’s Group have been nominated in are as follows:


Best Bus Service

  • ClydeFlyer at McGill's 
  • Unilink at Midland Bluebird


Contribution to Sustainable Transport

  • McGill's and Zenobē bring more electric buses to Johnstone, Inchinnan and Greenock


Excellence in Travel Information and Marketing

  • Transformation and Growth at Midland Bluebird


Frontline Employee of the Year

  • Kary-Ann McGregor (Driver at Xplore Dundee)
  • Kian Greene (Network Support Officer at Xplore Dundee)
  • Mohammad Ramzan (Driver at Xplore Dundee)


Excellence in Transport Accessibility

  • McGill's Group’s Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) Training Programme


Public Transport Operator of the Year

  • McGill’s Group


Alex Hornby, Group Managing Director of McGill’s Group, said:

“The nine nominations for McGill’s Bus Group across six categories at the Scottish Transport Awards highlight the outstanding work that our team and our company are delivering for passengers across the country. We remain highly motivated to do our best for customers and communities and will not rest on our laurels despite the challenges around us.


“To be shortlisted again for Public Transport Operator of the Year – an award we won in 2022 and finished runner-up in last year, highlighting us as Best Bus Operator – is further evidence of the extremely high standards we are setting and maintaining against some tough competition across the transport sector.


“I’m also thrilled for Kary-Ann, Kian and Mohammad at Xplore Dundee to see them gain deserving nominations for Frontline Employee of the Year. They are highly valued colleagues and typify the great service that our drivers and our other support colleagues across Scotland provide on a daily basis. We look forward to the awards and wish our team the best of luck.”


Supported by the Scottish Government, Transport Scotland, Network Rail, The Railway Industry Association and CPT Scotland, the 21st Annual Scottish Transport Awards will take place at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel in Glasgow on 20th June 2024.