Arriva Italia is the company that manages the urban and suburban local public transport service in the city of Cremona and in the south-east part of the province.
The main goal of the company is to offer the community a safe and punctual transport service, maximizing the efficiency of the operating structures and minimizing the environmental impact.
Arriva Italia / KM
KM S.p.A. was created by merging the extra-urban transport branch of the SAIA BUS of Cremona with the urban one of AEM S.p.A.
The SAB Group, of whom SAIA BUS was part, was acquired by Arriva p.l.c.
KM S.p.A. established with the companies LINE S.p.A. and STAR S.p.A. of Lodi, Cremona Trasporti, a limited liability consortium company for the management of intercity bus lines belonging to the Province of Cremona (Lot I – Cremonese), which the grouping of companies was awarded following the tender issued by the Province of Cremona. The award of the new service began on July 5, 2004 and lasted for 7 years.
Again from that date, KM S.p.A. began the management of the new service contract awarded following the tender launched by the Municipality of Cremona for the assignment of urban and urban transport in the city of Cremona.
In August 2010, following the acquisition of the Arriva Group by Deutsche Bahn, one of the world leaders in mobility, network and logistics, Arriva became DB’s international division for regional passenger transport.
From 1 February 2013 KM S.p.A. manages in ATI with Autoguidovie, Line, Star and Miobus, the service of the province of Cremona, including the urban service of Cremona and Crema.
In this case KM S.p.A. deals with the interurban service of the south-east area of the province and the urban service of the city of Cremona.
Arriva Italia Srl is the Italian division of the Arriva Group. Since 2002 it has been present in the Italian market, of which it holds approximately 5%, providing passenger transport services both at urban and interurban level mainly in northern Italy. In addition, it manages connection services with the airports of Turin and Milan and boasts important experience as mobility partner of large events.
Arriva Italia has consolidated its position through the acquisition of local public transport companies (TPL) or through investments in joint ventures with public partners.
It currently manages a portfolio consisting of 9 operating companies, including two joint ventures with local partners in Como and Trieste, public transport services for around 100 million buses / km per year, 2,300 vehicles and 3,400 employees.
KM merges into Arriva Italia, which becomes the operator.