On 7 February 2020, Keolis inaugurated the final 11 km long section of the automated metro network of Hyderabad on the new green line. India’s second-largest metro network, is now 69 km long and features three lines, launched in just over two years. The new line features seven new stations and connects central eastern Hyderabad to the two existing red and blue lines. This new milestone enhances Keolis’ position as a world leader in automated metro launch, operation and maintenance.
03/02/2020 On 1 February 2020, Patrick Jeantet officially took up his position as Keolis Group Executive Chairman. This follows his appointment by Keolis Group Supervisory Board on 5 November 2019.
The City of Paris has awarded the Keolis / Autocars Dominique / BE Green consortium the contract to operate the 100% electric bus route serving the 15th arrondissement of Paris.
The 59-month contract will begin on 1 February 2020 and end on 31 December 2024, the date on which all bus routes in Paris and its inner ring of suburbs will be opened up to competition.
Offering new solutions to Paris residents, particularly in terms of passenger information, constitutes another step on the way to Keolis becoming a key mobility actor in and around Paris as the sector opens to competition.
On 30th December 2019, Keolis’ Chinese joint venture Shanghai Keolis opened the last 3.88 km section of the Songjiang tram network.
The 31 km long network featuring 46 stations offers Songjiang residents and visitors a reliable, sustainable and comfortable shared mobility solution to move around the city. The network is expected to carry 170,000 passengers per day and to reduce urban journeys by car.
Present in the country since 2014, Keolis continues to grow its footprint in China and reinforce its position as a world leader in tram operations
On 21 December 2019, the Ivorian authorities in charge of the project, coordinated by the Minister of Transport, signed addendum number 2 approving the technical and financial offer submitted by the Abidjan rail transport company
(STAR - Société des Transports Abidjanais sur Rail). The addendum was signed in the presence of Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire and Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic.