Arriva London introduces twenty-two new buses for the new route 450 contract

  
  

For the last five years, Arriva London have been successfully running the route 450 service from West Croydon to Lower Sydenham from their garage at Thornton Heath. We are now delighted to announce that, as from the beginning of October, we have again been awarded the contract for a further five years.

The new contract has seen the introduction of twenty-two new Euro 6 compliant Wrightbus StreetLite single-deck buses, the first to be introduced to Arriva London’s fleet.

Arriva London’s continued business development has meant that route 450’s base has been moved from Thornton Heath to our Norwood garage, helping to accommodate the route 64 buses at Thornton Heath.

The introduction of route 450 to Norwood required driver type-training on a demo vehicle for a period of 4-5 weeks, with all drivers having undergone time out on the road on this vehicle before they drove in service. In addition, there has been a significant amount of route learning to help drivers gain a good knowledge of where the route travels to and from.

If you would like a driving career with Arriva London, then please visit our careers page and get on board.

  
  

Tags:   News
Published : Thu 6th Oct. 2016
Related archived articles
Published : Fri 14th Jul. 2017 - Thu 31st Aug. 2017
 
Old and new Arriva London Routemasters help raise funds for charities at Imber 2017

On Saturday 26th August, Arriva London was pleased to support the eighth annual bus service to the normally deserted Wiltshire village of Imber, situated in the middle of Salisbury Plain military training area.

Continuous training for our drivers helps them deal with accessibility issues

As part of our continuous ongoing staff training and development programme, this week, together with colleagues from TfL, we conducted a Hello London Accessibility Forum at our Brixton garage, and invited our drivers to participate in the discussion.

Treat yourselves this summer with an historic Arriva London Heritage Fleet Routemaster bus

If you’re planning a wedding, a special birthday celebration or a fantastic day out with a group of friends, why not treat yourselves this summer and let us help you with your transport and celebrations solutions, using our Heritage Fleet Routemaster buses available for private hire.

Nursery children take first bus ride to Brixton bus garage

It’s never too soon to experience new things in life and for the children of the Streatham Montessori Nursery in Brixton, last week was one of those times.

The Archikids get an Arriva London Heritage Fleet tour of the City

For the past few years we have been delighted to support the Archikids weekend, with posters on our City based bus routes to promote the event. 

Helen wins at London Bus Awards for being an inspirational role model

Helen Webster, a driver at Enfield garage, scooped the award for Inspirational role model to colleagues in the bus industry.

 

Please wait...

 

Delivered by CSN MCL / All content copyright © 2007 - 2017 original copyright holders, except where individually stated. All rights reserved. E&OE.