Part of the Lusail tram network was officially opened to the public on Saturday 1 January 2022 by the Qatar’s Minister of Transport and the Chairman of Qatar Rail, Qatar’s national public transport operator. This first “preview” service is running on the Orange Line, stopping at six underground stations: Marina, Marina Promenade, Yacht Club, Esplanade, Energy City South and Legtaifiya, providing connections with the Doha Metro.
On 12 December 2021, Keolis, in close cooperation with Swedish public transport authority Västtrafik, started operating the commuter bus service between the cities of Gothenburg and Borås in the west of Sweden.
In preparation for full autonomy, Keolis, in partnership with Urban ICT Arena, Telia, Ericsson, Intel and T-engineering, demonstrated a 5G remotely controlled autonomous electric minibus at Kista Science Centre in Stockholm, using artificial intelligence to monitor the well-being and behaviour of passengers inside the vehicle.
On 31 October 2021, Keolis Downer, Keolis' Australian subsidiary, began operating and maintaining 406 buses in the Sydney region.
On 29 September 2021, the conurbation authority of Grand Auch Coeur de Gascogne, in the French department of Gers, renewed its contract with Keolis to operate and maintain the whole of its public transport network, Alliance.
This new public service delegation contract begins on 3 January 2022 and is valid for a period of eight years.