Arriva Honours Sir Ken Dodd with Bus Naming

Arriva Honours Sir Ken Dodd with Bus Naming
The commemorative Sir Ken Dodd bus at Arriva North West's St Helens Depot.Arriva North West

Arriva North West has unveiled a brand new design onboard one of its Alexander Dennis Enviro400 buses to commemorate the legacy of Sir Ken Dodd.

People who live along the 10 and 10A routes between Liverpool and St Helens will soon see a special commemorative bus named after comic legend Sir Ken Dodd.

After a sterling career as a stand-up comedian, tickling the hearts and minds of the nation with his feather duster, Sir Ken Dodd, from Knotty Ash, was highly regarded as one the best comedians of his time.

Lisa Pearson, Head of Marketing for Arriva North West commented: “Ken was such an inspiration and much-loved character in Liverpool, and so we couldn’t think of a better way to honour him and his contribution to the arts industry.

“We hope that people will look out for his name on the bus and that this will once again bring a smile to all those who remember him and his joyful spirit.”

Passengers will be able to see the newly named bus on the number 10 and 10a service, which operates through Knotty Ash, where Ken is from.

Robert Holmes, Sir Ken Dodd’s publicist commented: “We are very touched at this kind gesture, Ken would be so proud if he were here to see this today.”

The newly named bus will read: ‘In remembrance, this bus is named after Sir Ken Dodd. 1927 – 2018. A true Liverpool comedy legend.’

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