Arriva is trialling an American-style demand responsive minibus service in the Kent town of Sittingbourne, where DAVID JENKINS reports that it hopes to meet the fast changing needs and expectations of modern commuters who manage their lives through smartphone apps

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter AC002 (RA66 WCM) awaiting its next request at Sittingbourne station, its entry steps clearly visible.

With the dust barely settled on Stagecoach’s new Little & Often network at Ashford (April Buses), another fleet of minibuses has descended on Kent.


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