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Arriva - Articles and news items

Arriva wins Swedish rail franchise worth 550 million euros

Rail industry news / 29 June 2017 /

Arriva has been awarded an eight-year contract to run the Pågatågen train services in Sweden until December 2026.

An interview with Arriva CEO Manfred Rudhart

Railway Extra, Z Homepage promo / 6 January 2017 /

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

Arriva takes over London Overground concession

Rail industry news / 15 November 2016 /

Transport operator Arriva has taken over sole running of the £1.5 billion London Overground concession.

CrossCountry fleet maintenance contract extended until 2019

Rail industry news / 30 September 2016 /

Bombardier Transportation has been awarded a three year maintenance contract extension with Arriva CrossCountry Trains (XC).

Arriva to continue CrossCountry rail franchise

Rail industry news / 29 September 2016 /

Arriva will continue the CrossCountry rail franchise following a Direct Award by the Department for Transport (DfT).

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.