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August 31, 2015 6:50 AM ET

Road and Rail

Company Overview of Arriva plc

Company Overview

Arriva plc provides passenger transportation services in Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. It offers bus, train, commuter coach, waterbus, and airport related transportation services. The company also operates a fleet of non-emergency ambulances and cars, patient transportation ambulances, and specialist ambulances to provide a range of public sector transportation services, including special education needs transportation, social care transportation, and patient transportation services in the United Kingdom. In addition, it specializes in the sale of new and used buses and c...

Admiral Way

Doxford International Business Park

Sunderland,  SR3 3XP

United Kingdom

Founded in 1938

42,300 Employees


44 19 1520 4000


44 19 1520 4001

Key Executives for Arriva plc

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director
Managing Director of Operations - Germany
Age: 47
Managing Director of Arriva Scandinavia
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Arriva plc Key Developments

Arriva plc Receives £1.4 Billion Bus and Rail Contract in the Netherlands

Arriva plc has been awarded a £1.4 billion bus and rail contract in the Netherlands. Arriva will begin the 15-year contract in the Dutch province of Limburg from 11 December 2016 and will operate a fleet of 226 new buses which will serve passengers in towns and cities including Maastricht, Heerlen and Roermond. A fleet of 36 new trains will also be operated by Arriva in the Limburg province with services including cross-border trains to Germany and Belgium. The contract award cements the firm’s position as one of the leading public transport operators in the Netherlands where they already operate 1,200 buses, 101 trains and have 5,000 employees. Arriva has a total of 55,000 employees across Europe.

Arriva Reports Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014

Arriva reported earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, revenue was EUR 4,491 against EUR 4,180 a year ago. EBITDA was EUR 498 against EUR 467 a year ago.

Arriva Wins Five-Year Bus Service Contract in Southern Serbian City of Nis

Arriva announced that it has been awarded five-year contract to operate bus services in the southern Serbian city of Nis. The new contract, worth €12 million ($13.9 million), began on January 1, 2014 and is operating using a refurbished fleet of 33 single-deck vehicles. As part of the new contract Arriva - having previously only operated in the north of Serbia, has also taken on a team of 125 new employees to run the operation.

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