Arriva North West runs a network of local bus services across Merseyside, Lancashire, Cheshire and Greater Manchester with over 2,500 employee's and is part of Arriva UK Bus. Arriva UK Bus is the UK’s third largest bus operator outside of London, with 15.5 per cent of the market. Arriva provides regional services across the north east, north west and south east of England, Yorkshire, the Midlands and Wales, offering a wide range of rural, urban and inter-urban bus services. Arriva entered the regional bus market in 1996 after the market outside London was deregulated and subsequently privatised during the 1980s. Operationally our focus is firmly set, as always, on our passengers, transport authority partners and other transport clients. We are constantly evolving to ensure we are able to respond quickly to changing markets and customer needs so that we continue to grow successfully and sustainably. Our wealth of experience and our employees’ skills underpin our ability to provide a wide range of relevant, market-shaping transport solutions that people want and will use. 3,620 vehicles (outside of London) 10,540 employees 47,000 daily journeys 48,000 bus stops 316 million (approx.) total passenger journeys per year (outside of London) Arriva is also a major train operator in the UK, with our network collectively operating around 23 per cent of the passenger rail network.