Bus fan gets behind-the-scenes tour at Arriva

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Back in early 2021, Arriva dedicated a bus to a local enthusiast John Cooze, who is an avid fan of all things Arriva. John, who is autistic, has a vast picture collection of Arriva buses, but has a clear favourite from the local fleet. In ‘normal’ times, John would also visit bus depots and enjoy getting to understand more about the Arriva fleet and bus operations in the area. Due to the ongoing challenges of Covid-19, John was not able to see his bus for himself or make a much-enjoyed visit to a bus depot for a long time.

Recently, however, that changed and John was welcomed to Arriva’s Thurmaston depot, where he was described as a visitor the depot team are always happy to see – and he was given a special behind the scenes tour.

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