Arriva secures €1.6bn contract to operate Northern lines in the Netherlands

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Deutsche Bahn subsidiary Arriva has retained its contract to run the ‘Northern lines’ in the Netherlands until 2035 (...) Arriva said that it attached significant importance to delivering a more sustainable, environmentally friendly transport network in its bid. As a result, the existing fleet will be converted to energy saving, emissions-lowering hybrid trains, and the 18 new trains will be powered by biodiesel.