May 21 2013 Latest news:
Lizzie Dearden, Reporter
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Three Ilford engineers are competing in a nationwide competition.
The technicians from Redbridge Transport Workshops, in Ley Street, are in the running for an award for excellence in bus and coach engineering.
Brothers Mark Cubit, 45, and Matt Cubit, 30, from Ongar and Dilawar Hussain, 26, from Walthamstow, will be judged on a series of engineering tasks at the S&B Automotive Academy in Bristol.
The IRTE Skills Challenge heats run from Tuesday to Thursday. The competition aims to find the best bus engineers in the industry.
The team’s service manager in Redbridge, Dave Adams, says: “Our technicians are dedicated, passionate and committed to providing excellent service and quality on all varieties of motor vehicles,
“I would hope this competition will show how highly skilled our technicians are in all areas of the motor trade and how this proves that training and investments in staff makes us succeed.”
The results will be announced next month.
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