News Releases

  • 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
  • 07 Feb 2019
    • A new rail contract, worth €45m, has been awarded to Arriva this week
    • The three-year contract, starting in December 2019, will add four new express lines to Arriva’s existing rail portfolio
    • Passengers will see the introduction of 27 newly refurbished trains
  • 08 Jan 2019
    • New bus services in Warsaw reinforce Arriva’s position as one of the leading private bus operators in Poland
    • As part of the eight-year contract Arriva will add six new routes to its existing Warsaw operation
    • 34 new buses feature air conditioning, live journey information and contactless payment facilities
  • 12 Dec 2018
    • Arriva wins rail contract for the third consecutive time
    • Significantly, it is the only rail network in Denmark put out to competitive tender
    • Market share set to increase as Arriva takes on the operation of two additional railway lines from the Danish state-owned railway company - DSB
  • 09 Dec 2018
    • €550 million rail contract commences today in Skåne, Sweden
    • The contract will see Arriva continue to run the Pågatågen rail network until 2026
    • Passengers will benefit from new trains, better connections and improved service information
  • 21 Nov 2018
    • Arriva wins a Gold accolade for Young Manager of the Year at UK’s largest bus awards
    • Arriva colleagues pick up a total of six awards: 1 Gold award, 2 Silver awards and 3 Bronze awards
    • Wins highlight success of Arriva’s talent in connecting communities
  • 11 Oct 2018

    (London, 11 October 2018) After 15 years of operation, Arriva is saying goodbye to Arriva Trains Wales this Sunday (14 October), when the contract to run the next Wales and Borders franchise transfers to KeolisAmey.