28 Jun '12, 11am

Bus and Coach News: Arriva buys ambulance operator: Arriva has acquired Birmingham-based spe... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Arriva buys ambulance operator: Arriva has acquired Birmingham-based spe... #bus #coach #diesel

Arriva has acquired Birmingham-based specialist patient transport company Ambuline. The move expands Arriva’s position in social and healthcare passenger transport markets and builds on the partnership the organisations have developed in securing non-emergency patient transport contracts. Ambuline joins Arriva Transport Solutions which works with public sector organisations to provide their transport services more efficiently, including special education needs transport, social care transport and patient transport. Established in 1979, Ambuline employs 240 people and provides up to 1,000 patient journeys each day in the East Midlands, West Midlands, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire and Humberside for NHS Trusts and other public sector organisations. Jonathan May, managing director of Arriva Transport Solutions, says: “Over the last year Arriva and Ambuline have worked ...

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