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Bus News: Issue Issue 17 9 Dec 2010

Arriva boosts Midlands bus operation with Wardle Transport purchase

The ranks of independent bus operators in the UK have been further diminished with the news that Arriva Midlands has acquired Potteries-based Wardle Transport.

The firm operates 64 vehicles and employs 105 members of staff. Core services include private hire, school buses and football bus services, as well as a range of local bus services. Following the acquisition, which was completed on December 6, Wardle Transport will retain its identity to preserve the company’s successful brand and...

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