Latest tender news is a boost for Arriva


In the latest tendering results from Transport for London, Arriva have been successful with their bids to retain routes:

73 (Victoria – Stoke Newington) N73 (Victoria – Walthamstow)
137 (Oxford Circus – Streatham Hill) N137 (Oxford Circus – Crystal Palace)
417 (Clapham Common – Crystal Palace)  

Route 73/N73 will be operated with new double deck vehicles when the new contract starts in September 2011. Routes 137/N137 and 417 will be operated with existing buses from within the Arriva London fleet. The new 417 contract starts in August and 137 contract in September.

Commercial Director, Peter Batty said: "We are delighted with the news and we now have experience of two bendy bus to double deck conversions with routes 38 and 149 that will help with the changes required for route 73."


Published : Tue 16th Nov. 2010

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