Bus NSW wins coach driver of the year

Crowthers coaches continues to be a leader in the coach and bus Industry with its latest accolade being the crowning of long-term employee Clayton Carlyle as the best coach driver in NSW as determined by BusNSW, the head body for theIndustry.

Mr Paul Crowther Managing Director of Crowthers Coaches paid tribute to Clayton saying: “He epitomises the values that Crowthers stands for, which puts the customer experience at the core of everything we do.

Claytons customer service is second to none and he receives constant positive feedback for his efforts” he added.

Clayton joined Crowthers in 2009, having come from hotel management and looking for a complete change of career. Operations manager Chris Niblock said “Clayton quickly established himself as an immensely competent driver and guide, and worked extensively on Crowthers day-tour programme, as well as driving for Crowthers sister company Unearth-Ed on its renowned education tours to Canberra.

Mr Niblock added: “After 10 years in his role, his skill level continues to grow, he has also worked extensively in the Northern Territory, and is currently one of only two people operating 26-day Sydney – Cairns – Sydney turnarounds as a driver, guide and tour director on his own.

Clayton said he was “humbled” to receive such a prestigious award and paid tribute to MD Paul Crowther and Operations Manager Chris Niblock as great mentors: “I’ve learnt a great deal from Paul and Chris over the years and I’m very proud to work for Crowthers coaches.

To be eligible for the coach of the year award candidates must:

  • – Exhibit a positive and cooperative attitude towards their job;
  • – Assist passengers and other staff members;
  • – Have a high standard of personal presentation;
  • – Always greet passengers in a polite and friendly manner;
  • – Always drive safely, and be courteous to other drivers on the road.

Bob Barwick from Mobitec major sponsor and Barbara Wise from Transport for NSW presented the awards.

To book a Crowthers coach for your next event please call Chris Niblock on 02 9540 0900.

For further details please contact

Scott Longmuir
O430 700 672