Arriva wins CILT ‘green’ award
Arriva North West has been commended for its commitment to improving environmental standards in passenger transport by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) North West at its annual awards for Education and Excellence. The awards celebrate educational and commercial excellence in freight and passenger transport across the north west region. Arriva won in the ‘Environmental Improvement in Passenger Transport’ category for reducing its carbon emissions and improving sustainability across its operations. Carbon neutral gas buses and new Volvo hybrid buses form part of a group wide campaign by the company to introduce over £26.7m of new low carbon emission buses to its UK fleet. Arriva is funding £22.2m of the investment with the remainder provided by the Green Bus Fund.