Arriva sells, Go-Ahead buys
Go-Ahead Group is to buy Arriva’s bus operation in Horsham for £5 million. The deal is due to be completed by the beginning of October.
The purchase includes 19 vehicles and 58 employees, which will operate as part of Metrobus, Go-Ahead’s bus operation which provides bus services in Sussex, Surrey and Kent including regulated services for Transport for London (TfL).
Go-Ahead Chief Executive Keith Ludeman says: “The acquisition of Arriva’s bus interests in Horsham provides Go-Ahead with another opportunity to further develop Metrobus’ high quality service offer and benefits to passengers.”