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Bus industry needs to accelerate innovation to save fuel – and to tackle climate change

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  9 November 2016  •  Kevin O’Connor, Managing Director, UK Bus, Arriva

Kevin O’Connor, Arriva’s Managing Director, UK Bus, explains why the bus industry needs to innovate in order to cut fuel consumption and help tackle climate change.

Bus Alliance agreement will deliver improved services for Liverpool City Region

Industry news  •  27 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The Liverpool City Region Bus Alliance agreement, signed by Arriva, Stagecoach and Merseytravel, will deliver more than £25m worth of investment in bus services in year one of the five-year partnership.

Consultation begins on the future of transport systems in West Yorkshire

Industry news  •  18 July 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Members of the public can now have their say on the future of transport in West Yorkshire with the launch of a 3-month consultation.

Arriva posts strong annual results

Industry news  •  30 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Arriva, the European passenger transport group has published a review of its performance in the 12 months ending 31 December 2015.

London Overground concession awarded to Arriva

Industry news  •  18 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has revealed it intends to award the new £1.5 billion London Overground concession to Arriva Rail London Limited.

Ensuring excellence & striving to be at the forefront of European mobility solutions

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  15 March 2016  •  Arriva

In our latest focus on a leading industry professional, Arriva’s Business Excellence Director Thomas Oster talks to Eurotransport about his vision for the future, and why Arriva is striving to be at the forefront of European mobility solutions.

Arriva commits to reducing direct carbon emissions by 30 percent

Industry news  •  8 December 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Public transport operator Arriva has announced plans to cuts its direct annual carbon emissions by 30 percent in addition to energy and water consumption green goals.

Acquisitions in Slovakia reinforce Arriva’s presence in Central and Eastern Europe

Industry news  •  3 August 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Arriva has announced further growth into the Central and Eastern Europe bus market with the acquisition of two operators in Slovakia.

Four bidders shortlisted for London Overground concession

News  •  30 June 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has announced bidders shortlisted to operate London Overground from November 2016 when the current LOROL contract expires.

Limburg awards Arriva £1.4 billion bus and rail contract

Industry news  •  11 June 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The Dutch province of Limburg has awarded Arriva Netherlands a 15-year bus and rail contract worth £1.4 billion.

In profile: Arriva’s Marco Piuri, Director Southern, Central and Eastern Europe

Transport Extra  •  26 May 2015  •  Katie Sadler

Arriva’s Marco Piuri, Director Southern, Central and Eastern Europe, talks to Eurotransport about a varied 30-year career within the transport sector, his role at Arriva, witnessing significant changes across the industry and looking to the future…

Arriva reports strong growth in 2014

Industry news  •  6 May 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Arriva, passenger transport group and operator, reports strong growth in the company’s 2014 full year results.

Innovation drives growth strategy for Arriva UK Bus

Issue 2 2015  •  6 May 2015  •  Mark Yexley, Operations and Commercial Director for Arriva UK Bus

Driven by a desire to challenge perception of bus travel and deliver smoother customer journeys, Arriva UK Bus is committed to growing its market share by remaining innovative in its approach to business. From the conception of the customer-feedback inspired premium Sapphire brand, to the launch of the bus industry’s first fully-national travel app featuring real-time information, Arriva is not afraid to push boundaries to stay ahead of the curve. It’s a truly multi-faceted strategy which has already proved advantageous not only for Arriva’s bottom line, but for customers and staff alike. Here, Mark Yexley, Operations and Commercial Director for Arriva UK Bus, discusses how innovation has informed the success of operations at Arriva and set the benchmark for the future…

Clean bus technology fitted to Leicester City buses

Industry news  •  25 March 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Leicester City Council has announced expansion of clean bus technology to its busiest routes in an attempt to cut pollution in the city.

Arriva order 50 new Wrightbus StreetLite and StreetLite Max buses

Industry news  •  16 March 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Arriva will take delivery of 50 new Wrightbus StreetLite and StreetLite Max buses in late spring 2015.

 

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