Volvo Bus in partnership with Arriva were last night awarded the prestigious Green Award at the routeONE Operator Excellence Awards.
The awards were presented at the annual evening ceremony following the second day of Euro Bus Expo, in Birmingham, UK.
The award was presented in recognition of their joint initiatives towards improving the carbon footprint of public transport in London.
Since the initial 6 B5 LH were delivered, in 2009 to Arriva London as part of the Transport for London hybrid test programme Arriva London has consistently driven the green initiative by placing orders with Volvo Bus for 202 hybrid buses in total, 162 of which were placed in 2012 and is the largest single order received by Volvo for hybrid buses.
Commenting on the award Volvo Bus Managing Director, Steve Dewhurst, said “Volvo Bus is delighted and proud to be honoured by receiving the Green Award alongside our business partners at Arriva.”
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