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Arriva - Articles and news items

New Northern and TransPennine Express rail franchises begin

Rail industry news / 1 April 2016 /

Two new rail franchises have commenced in the North of England with an investment of over £1.2bn planned for Northern and TransPennine Express.

Arriva posts strong annual results

Rail industry news / 30 March 2016 /

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

A new era for rail in the North of England

Railway Extra / 24 March 2016 /

On 1 April 2016, Arriva Rail North Ltd. began operating the Northern rail franchise. Ahead of the nine-year contract, Chris Burchell, Arriva’s Managing Director UK Trains, discusses rolling stock improvements, enhanced passenger experience and anticipates an exciting future…

London Overground concession awarded to Arriva

Rail industry news / 18 March 2016 /

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

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 10 March 2016 /

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

Rolling stock contract signed for new Northern rail franchise

Rail industry news / 22 January 2016 /

Arriva have signed a contract with CAF to deliver rolling stock for the new Northern rail franchise due to commence 01 April 2016.

Alex Hynes appointed managing director for new Northern franchise

Rail industry news / 14 January 2016 /

Arriva has announced the appointment of Alex Hynes as managing director of Arriva Rail North Ltd which will operate the new Northern franchise.

Northern and TransPennine Express rail franchises confirmed

Rail industry news / 23 December 2015 /

Northern and TransPennine Express rail franchises have been officially confirmed by the Department for Transport, awarding contracts to Arriva Rail North and First Trans Pennine Express Ltd.

Government awards Northern and TransPennine Express rail franchises

Rail industry news / 9 December 2015 /

In a measure to ensure the development of a Northern Powerhouse, the UK government has announced its intention to award Northern and TransPennine Express rail franchises to Arriva Rail North Ltd. and First Trans Pennine Express Ltd. 

Four bidders shortlisted for London Overground concession

Rail industry news / 30 June 2015 /

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

Arriva to introduce smartphone based rail Ticket Issuing System

Rail industry news / 17 June 2015 /

The UK rail industry will witness the first smartphone based Ticket Issuing System on Arriva services by March 2016.

Limburg awards Arriva £1.4 billion rail and bus contract

Rail industry news / 11 June 2015 /

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


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