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  • 05 Nov 2019
    • Arriva now the second largest operator of electric buses in the Netherlands
    • Arriva’s ‘Samen voor Groen’ environmental programme is cutting carbon emissions
    • Preparations underway for a green transformation of rail operations in the north
  • 03 Oct 2019
    • Marianne Bøttger appointed to lead Arriva’s Danish passenger transport operations  
    • Promoted from within having joined the company 18 years ago  
    • She joins as Arriva gears up to become the largest operator of eco-buses in Denmark 
  • 26 Sep 2019
    • Arriva begins new contracts in the Polish towns of Oborniki and Elbląg
    • Reinforces Arriva’s position as one of Poland’s leading private transport operators
    • Contracts required rapid mobilisation at the outset
  • 23 Sep 2019
    • Innovative car-sharing concept reaches 100k customers
    • DriveNow celebrates four-year anniversary in Copenhagen
    • Expansion continues with the rollout of electric vehicles
  • 12 Sep 2019
    • A survey of 1,400 ArrivaClick customers in Merseyside shows 40 percent have switched from single use cars and taxis
    • 9 out of 10 customers would recommend it to family and friends
    • 27,000 app downloads in Merseyside after one year
  • 05 Sep 2019
    • Two bus contracts won in Warsaw over the past twelve months
    • Reinforces Arriva’s strong market position in Poland’s Capital
    • 54 new eco-friendly buses set to reduce NOx and CO2 emissions
  • 05 Aug 2019
    • Rollout of electric buses reaches significant milestone in the province of Limburg, the Netherlands
    • Public transport network on course to go emission-free by 2026
    • Part of Arriva’s ambition to reduce its carbon footprint across Europe
  • 25 Jun 2019
    • Arriva signs pan-European contract with TomTom Telematics, a Bridgestone company, to drive up standards even higher in its bus operations
    • By using advanced driving techniques Arriva expects to reduce CO2e emissions by up to 72,000 tonnes a year
    • Access to real-time data, combined with driver coaching, will support over 32,000 bus drivers to be the best they can be and deliver more comfortable and environmentally efficient journeys for passengers
  • 03 Jun 2019
    • Tom Joyner to bring strong passenger services background to new role
    • He formally took up the new leadership role of CrossCountry on 1 June 2019
    • Former Managing Director, Andy Cooper, retires after running CrossCountry for over a decade
  • 15 May 2019
    • Paul O’Neil joins Arriva from Rolls Royce
    • He will lead the development of Arriva’s bus operations across the UK
    • Whilst at Rolls Royce, Paul held several senior roles and has worked in the UK, Germany and Singapore
  • 30 Apr 2019
    • New Lubbesthorpe development in Leicestershire first in UK to use a Section 106 agreement to fund a digitised Demand Responsive Transport service
    • ArrivaClick to operate in an area of 29 square kilometres and serve a population of 70,000 with easier access to work, study and leisure
    • Sustainable transport just one of the initiatives delivered at New Lubbesthorpe to provide an attractive and viable housing alternative
  • 07 Mar 2019
    • Free-of-charge railway-inspired stories are being handed out at a number of Arriva railway stations
    • Arriva train companies have pledged to help address literacy problems within local communities
    • The initiative forms part of Arriva’s commitment to boost social mobility in the UK