Arriva London’s New Routemaster gets a green wrap for the C40 project
At Arriva London, we are always pleased to be at the forefront of the development and delivery of environmental solutions (see the recent Stamford Hill story). At the recent Global Clean Bus summit held in London last week, it was a New Routemaster from Arriva London’s fleet that was the centre of the photo call.
The bus had been wrapped in green by a crew from Exterion Media at Arriva London’s Edmonton Garage and delivered to City Hall for the summit.
The Global Green Bus summit, the first of its kind, was attended by all of the major bus manufacturers including Alexander Dennis, BYD, EvoBus, Mercedes, Optare, Volvo, and Wright Bus. All of them made the commitment to supporting cities in delivering fleets of new and ultra-low emission buses.
London Mayor Boris Johnson said “The iconic red double-decker bus is about to become greener than ever. I could not be more pleased that London will play host to these exciting pure electric double-deck buses. London is a world leader in clean buses but we can’t do it alone, and events like this Clean Bus Summit are key to making further progress.”
For further information, please visit www.c40.org
Published : Tue 7th Nov. 2017 - Wed 6th Dec. 2017
As the festive season approaches, we all look forward to the good-will of giving and receiving, and this was truly illustrated last week when members of our staff made a tour of London, on our open top bus, to meet representatives of some of their charities they give to through their Payroll Giving and celebrate #GivingTuesday.
Arriva London scooped three awards at the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards held in November.
Arriva London collected three prestigious awards at the UK Bus Awards held at the historic Troxy cinema venue in Limehouse, East London.
This year’s Lord Mayor’s Show, on 11th November, was an amazing cause for celebration, not only to welcome in the new Lord Mayor, but also to celebrate another year of Platinum giving by our wonderfully generous Payroll Givers.
Route 175 operates with 16 double-deck vehicles from our Barking garage, with a twelve-minute frequency during the day. Route 103 operates from our Grays garage with 14 buses, with an eight-minute daytime frequency.
Preparations are complete for our display entry in this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show on Saturday. The Arriva London theme again this year is to celebrate the enormous contribution our staff make to charities through the Payroll Giving scheme. With over 1,000 staff supporting over 160 charities every week, and over £1,000,000 having been given in the last five years.