operates in 15 European countries, including the UK, Spain, Sweden, Portugal, DenmarK, Poland, the Czech Republic, Serbia, SlovaKia and Slovenia.
The acquisition complements and expands Arriva
's activities in existing markets in Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia, and sees the business enter new markets in Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia.
He is currently on secondment to the Arriva
UK Trains division's franchise bidding team as Managing Director - Franchise Bidding.
The contract forms part of a pounds 3.9m investment by Arriva
to redevelop the depot.
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Entrants were asked to tell Arriva
what they did with the time they had for themselves by using the bus.
With measures in place to limit the potential impact of fuel price increases in 2008, Arriva
said it was well placed for "another year of profitable growth and strategic opportunity".
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"I want to respect the fellow passengers, so they feel welcome on Arriva
spokesperson said: "After much consideration, we can confirm that due to low passenger figures Arriva
has had to make the decision to withdraw the number 88 bus from the 23rd September.
signed an agreement called the Armed Forces Covenant last year, committing themselves to the support of ex-servicemen and women and to help them find employment upon rejoining civilian life.
In March, Arriva
Trains Wales (ATW) bosses were left red-faced because people searching online for the firm were being confronted with a logo with the words "Arriva