Arriva Kent Thameside

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Arriva Kent Thameside
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Plaxton Pointer 2 bodied Dennis Dart SLF in Sevenoaks on route 308 in June 2009
Parent Arriva
Service area Kent
Service type Bus services
Depots 1

Arriva Kent Thameside is a bus operator based in North-West Kent, England. It is a subsidiary of Arriva. The company operates services in Northfleet, Gravesend & Dartford Dartford as part of the Arriva Southern Counties division from their Northfleet depot.



Northfleet depot runs commercial services in Dartford, Gravesend and surrounding areas. These Routes are 306, 308, 414, 423, 453, 455, 477, 481, 483, 497, 498, 489 as well as Fastrack routes A and B and Arriva Sapphire routes 480 and 490.


The main Arriva livery is aquamarine blue, with champagne cream and white separator line. Fastrack buses at Northfleet use a special livery of light blue at the front and grey at the rear, broken with a navy blue band and thin white lines in the middle of the bus. The Arriva "circles" logo is orange, not blue, as the corporate one. The new London livery is completely red, with the thin yellow line at skirt level and the Arriva "circles" in plain white. Currently in December 2014, it had 700 buses.

A part livery was the Bluewater livery. This was allover blue, with a water shimmer effect. The service using this livery were replaced by Fastrack in 2006.[1]

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