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Delivery 164 VDL Citeas for Arriva Nederland

Last Saturday 13 December 2014 is the total order of 164 VDL Citeas delivered to Arriva Nederland. The buses are intended for the Dutch concessions West and East Brabant. With effect from 14 December 2014, Arriva provides the public transport in these two areas.



VDL Citea
The majority of the order consisted of Citeas of type LLE. The delivery included 89 of these buses. The Citea LLE is an innovative, lightweight bus concept, specially designed for the demanding conditions of city and regional transport. The Citeas for Arriva are 12 metres long and have seating for 40+2+1 and space for around 40 standing passengers. Also part of this order were 75 VDL Citeas SLF. The Citea SLF (Low Floor), with its completely flat floor, compact dimensions and great manoeuvrability, is the ideal city bus. The Citeas SLF for Arriva have a length of 12 metres and are equipped with 29+2+1 seats and maximum space for standing passengers.



Arriva Nederland
Arriva Nederland is part of the Arriva Group, owned by Deutsche Bahn. Arriva is a leading passenger transport company, operating in 14 European countries. With more than 54,500 employees and more than 2.2 billion passengers per year, Arriva is one of the largest transporters in Europe. Arriva employs 5,000 people in the Netherlands and provides the bus and train services in 8 provinces.


Valkenswaard, December 2014


VDL Bus & Coach bv
Marleen van Zeeland
Communications
+31 (0)40 208 44 14
m.van.zeeland@vdlbuscoach.com

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