Arriva SADEM presents new 23 IVECO buses
An investment of about 5 million euros for the extra-urban fleet by Arriva Sadem, an Arriva : 23 new Iveco Crossway buses that the company will put into circulation from September 2020
Collegno, 9 September – A suggestive setting, the Collegno Steam Laundry, the one chosen by Arriva Sadem, which today presents 6 of the 23 new Iveco Crossway buses that will take up service on the suburban roads of the Metropolitan City of Turin starting from September 2020.
The introduction of the new vehicles in the fleet allows all companies to achieve efficiency in terms of maintenance and fuel consumption, thanks to the new ecological Euro 6 engines.
The introduction of these 23 new buses, for a total investment of about 5 million euros, represents a strong signal on the commitment that Arriva Sadem places both towards the issue of safety, in particular in combating the health emergency, and towards the environment, introducing modern and above all ecological vehicles.
In fact, there are two models on which Arriva Sadem has decided to focus on the restart: Iveco Crossway Normal Floor, designed for intercity and school transport, and Iveco Crossway Low Entry, a vehicle suitable for short and medium-range passenger transport.
“We are very proud to be able to present these new buses, modern and ecological, which will further enrich our offer – said Angelo Costa, CEO of Arriva Italia – Despite the uncertain framework in which we find ourselves operating, not only for the health emergency but also from the point of view of contractual prospects, the Arriva Group has decided to make a substantial investment with the aim of making the service offered even more attractive and safe for passengers ”.
Valentina Astori, CEO of Arriva Sadem – has decided to focus on safe and efficient vehicles, which will allow us to face the reopening of schools in September and the “The introduction of these new means will allow us to improve in many aspects” this period with greater tranquility and awareness “.
Arriva Sadem puts passengers first, emphasizing one of the values of the Arriva Group: Great Customer Experience. Not only investments for new vehicles, but also activities and actions aimed at safety and facilitation for users that the company has studied during the lockdown phase, without ever stopping: anti covid kit with masks and sanitizing gel for the commercial lines, the subscription voucher request procedure for the months not used during the lockdown and, last but not least, the implementation of the new Ufirst “skip the line” service to book the appointment at the counter without creating crowds.
A further step by Arriva Sadem in the process of improving the quality standards of the service provided in the province of Turin, with a view to making public transport increasingly efficient, attractive and safe.