Keolis - Articles and news items

Keolis Downer begins operation of Newcastle Transport in Australia

Industry news  •  18 July 2017  •  Eurotransport

Keolis Downer has started operating Newcastle Transport, the new integrated transport provider for Newcastle, Australia.

Metrolink welcomes a new operator

Industry news  •  17 July 2017  •  Eurotransport

Greater Manchester’s Metrolink tram system has welcomed KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) as the new operator to run the iconic network.

Keolis and STIF partner to improve bus networks in Île-de-France

Industry news  •  14 February 2017  •  Rachael Harper

Bus networks in Greater Paris are set to develop further thanks to a new partnership deal.

Joint venture to operate Greater Manchester’s Metrolink

Industry news  •  18 January 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Transport for Greater Manchester has awarded a 10 year contract to operate Greater Manchester’s Metrolink network to a KeolisAmey joint venture partnership.

Dijon awards first comprehensive mobility contract in France

Industry news  •  5 January 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

The Greater Dijon region has awarded a ‘comprehensive mobility’ contract which will see Keolis operate its public transport network, parking and bike-sharing services.

Keolis strengthens its foothold in the driverless vehicle market

Industry news  •  26 October 2016  •  Eurotransport

Keolis has confirmed its commitment to the driverless vehicle market with the purchase of four new Navya shuttles for operation in France and other parts of Europe…

Keolis remains operator of Lyon public transport network

Industry news  •  11 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Keolis, the incumbent operator of the TCL public transport network in Lyon, is to continue operations following almost 24 months of negotiations.

New survey provides insight into the impact of digital mobility in everyday life

Industry news  •  4 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A survey of three thousand people carried out by operator Keolis in collaboration with Netexplo, gives new insight into digital mobility expectations in France.

Virtual reality glasses trial to improve maintenance of Boston commuter rail system

Industry news  •  16 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In a new trial, Keolis has issued its technicians with virtual reality glasses enabling quick and efficient maintenance of the Boston, Mass. commuter rail system.

Real-time information improves Stockholm bus passenger satisfaction

Industry news  •  11 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Bus operator Keolis has installed real-time passenger information technology provided by Hogia to improve its bus passenger satisfaction rating in Stockholm.

Keolis building on success in Bordeaux

Issue 4 2015  •  2 September 2015  •  Frédéric Baverez, CEO, Keolis France

For Eurotransport, Frédéric Baverez, Keolis France’s CEO, explains that in order to meet growing passenger demands in the city of Bordeaux, France, the operator is working with a clear focus to help further develop the city’s public transport network…

Keolis renews its contract to operate the public transport network of Bordeaux

Industry news  •  14 November 2014  •  Keolis

On Friday October 31st, the Metropolitan Council of Bordeaux (“CUB”i) unanimously voted to renew Keolis’ contract to operate the city’s public transport network for eight years…

Articulated Stockholm buses get new camera systems

Industry news  •  24 September 2014  •  21st Century Technology

21st Century Technology has completed a project to supply Keolis Sweden with CCTV, door & reverse safety systems and on-board communication platforms for its fleet of 333 new and refurbished buses, of which 143 MAN articulated vehicles…

KeolisAmey Docklands appoints Managing Director for DLR

Industry news  •  3 September 2014  •  Keolis

KeolisAmey Docklands Limited has appointed Kevin Thomas as its Managing Director to lead the new Docklands Light Railway franchise, which commences on 7 December 2014…

France is still number one

Issue 4 2014  •  20 August 2014  •  Frédéric Baverez, CEO of Keolis France

Keolis is the largest public transport operator in France, its home country, boasting the highest market share in urban transportation with 45% of the trips on the open market. Although its international activities are expanding, France still generates Keolis’ largest share of revenue. In 2013, 54% (€2.7 billion) of total global revenues of €5.1 billion were generated at home. The 14 other countries where the company now operates generated 46% (€2.4 billion). Despite being proud of its fast-growing international activities, exclusively for Eurotransport, Frédéric Baverez – CEO of Keolis France – explains why the transport operator’s biggest market remains France.

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