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ARRIVA takes over the bus service in the Plzeň region

@ Arriva Transport CZ

Arriva Group will be a new bus operator in the Plzeň Region in the western part of the Czech Republic from 14 June 2020. The contract is signed for 10 years. ARRIVA STŘEDNÍ ČECHY (= ARRIVA CENTRAL BOHEMIA) is the name of the legal entity in charge for the operation. At the same time the existing regional unified transport fare system called IDPK tariff will be strengthened and simplified; it allows for inter-mode transfer between the different municipal and regional operators as well as with the railway.

315 new comfortable buses equipped with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, USB chargers, a modern check-in and passenger information system will run on more than 200 routes. ARRIVA STŘEDNÍ ČECHY bought these new buses: Types of new buses: 12  IVECO Daily / Dekstra body – minibuses, length 8 m and 20 seats 145 IVECO Crossway 11 LE (Low-Entry), length 10.8 m and 35 seats 92  MAN Lion’s City Ü NÜ 313,  length 12 m and 43 seats 29  Setra S 416 LE business, 13 m with 49 seats 37  Setra S 419 LE business, 15 m with 55 seats All buses wear the colors blue-yellow-white of the region Plzeň.

MAN Lion’s City Ü NÜ 313 | © Arriva Transport CZ

3-axle Setra S 419 LE business | © Arriva Transport CZ
Iveco Daily with Dekstra body minibus | © Arriva Transport CZ
IVECO Crossway 11 LE (Low-Entry) | © Arriva Transport CZ

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Jiri Hofman
Jiri Hofman
1 year ago

I am from Plzeň region and the 3 axle Setra is not 419 but 418 and it is version with 57 seats. 419 even do not exist 😀