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Arriva London Barking Bus Garage

Arriva London Barking Bus Garage

Details of Arriva London's Barking Bus Garage, including Address, Allocation and History.

Barking Bus Garage

Operator: Arriva London
Address: 638 Ripple Road, Barking, IG11 0ST
Garage Code:  DX
Opened:  1991
Peak Vehicle Requirement: 41

Vehicle Types Operated:

Alexander Dennis Limited Enviro200
Alexander Dennis Limited Enviro400
Wrightbus Eclipse Gemini 2

Garage History

Grey Green opened Barking Bus Garage in 1991 after securing 5 routes in the most recent tendering process. Additionally, when Barking opened, Dix Coaches, owned by Grey Green, relocated to the garage from its previous Dagenham Base, hence the DX garage code.

Cowie Group, owners of Grey Green, rebranded the business to Arriva in 1998 and Barking Garage was placed under the Arriva London North business.