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Arriva North West purchases new low floor buses

Industry news  •  2 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

Nine Mellor Strata low floor buses have been purchased by Arriva North West for deployment on a range of light scheduled bus routes.

Arriva launches bike-sharing scheme in Slovakia

Industry news  •  1 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

Arriva has launched its first bike-sharing scheme in Nitra, the fifth largest city in Slovakia.

Arriva signs up to RNIB’s Bus Charter to improve travel for blind and partially sighted passengers

Industry news  •  29 March 2017  •  Eurotransport

Arriva UK Bus announces sign up to the RNIB’s Bus Charter to ensure services are accessible for customers with sight loss.

Arriva appoints a new Strategy and Development Director

Industry news  •  14 March 2017  •  Rachael Harper

Arriva, one of Europe’s largest transport companies has announced that Stuart Cockburn has been appointed as the Group’s Strategy and Development Director.

An interview with Arriva CEO Manfred Rudhart

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  6 January 2017  •  Eurotransport

Now after almost a year of settling into the post of Arriva CEO, Manfred Rudhart speaks to Eurotransport about his role, tapping into new markets, and his plans for Arriva’s future…

Arriva Netherlands begins 15-year multi-modal Limburg contract

Industry news  •  12 December 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Public transport operator Arriva Netherlands has begun a 15-year, £1.7 billion multi-modal contract promising integrated services and new technology for passengers.

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.