02-18-2019 Keolis’ Australian subsidiary Keolis Downer, has started operating Newcastle’s new light rail service as part of the city’s multimodal transport network. Operations are starting ahead of schedule, giving local residents and visitors the opportunity to benefit from the new service sooner than expected. This new milestone reinforces Keolis’ presence in Australia where it has introduced and operated light rail networks, buses, on-demand transport and autonomous electric vehicles since 2009. It also illustrates Keolis’ commitment to support the delivery of seamlessly integrated, shared mobility systems that revitalise cities and makes them more enjoyable and more liveable
02-02-2019 EFFIA, Keolis’ parking subsidiary, has won its first contract in Belgium, in the Greater Brussels region. This win strengthens the international profile of EFFIA and confirms its development ambitions in Belgium, initiated in 2017 with the acquisition of Alfa Park and Parkeren Roeselare.
Pascal Decary joins Keolis as Director of Procurement and Group Transformation Programme. In this capacity, he joins the Management Committee and reports to Asma Aïdi, Group Executive Director for Operational Performance and Transformation, member of the Executive Committee.
Pascal Decary’s main mission will be to boost the impact of purchasing to Keolis’ results, drawing on the levers of transformation for the Keolis Group.
The passenger experience offered by Keolis satisfies its users. As stated by the vast majority of them in KeoPulse, a new single satisfaction indicator deployed on thirteen of the largest networks operated by the Group in France and abroad.
Following thorough preparations and testing, Keolis, through its Chinese joint-venture, successfully opened its first section of the Songjiang tram line on 26 December 2018 and welcomed its first passengers.
The open section is 13.9 km-long, with 20 stations and connects into Shanghai’s existing metro Line 9.
This important milestone reached by Keolis, reinforces its presence in China and its position as a world leading operator and integrator of shared mobility to better support urban mobility needs in China. Keolis pioneered the first automated metro line in Shanghai and will soon add to this, with the launch of an automated metro service at Shanghai International Airport.