Today Keolis began operating and maintaining Dubai’s driverless metro network and operating the emirate’s tram network under a 15-year contract awarded by the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) on 31 January 2021.
Keolis-MHI is a joint venture led by Keolis that includes Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering (MHI) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) which have both been heavily involved in the construction and development of Dubai’s metro network since 2005. For this contract, Keolis-MHI has recruited 1,850 employees, mainly from the previous operator, following a smooth seven-month transition period.
On 13 July 2021, the conurbation authority of Montluçon renewed its contract with Keolis for the management and operation of the mobility services on the Maelis city transport network. This new public service delegation contract began on 1 August 2021 and will run for five years, generating cumulative revenues of approximately €19 million. It will include an extension of the area served from 1 September 2021 and an overhaul of the network from 1 January 2022.
Published on 07/30/2021
On the proposal of CDPQ (Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec), Sylvia Metayer was appointed to the Supervisory Board of Keolis on 21 July 2021. Sylvia Metayer is Chief Growth Officer at Sodexo and a member of its Executive Committee.
Published on 07/29/2021
On 8 July 2021, the conurbation authority of Agen (CCA), in the department of Lot-et-Garonne in south-western France, renewed its contract with Keolis for the management and operation of the mobility and passenger transport services of the Agen conurbation, Tempo.
This new public service delegation contract will start from 1 October 2021 and run for three years with cumulative revenues of €20 million.
Published on 07/19/2021
On 29 June 2021, the community council and local Public Transport Authority of the conurbation of Châteauroux in central France renewed its contract with Keolis for the operation and maintenance of its entire public transport network, Horizon.Over the course of the contract, Keolis’ goal will be to increase ridership by 18%. Keolis will also support the Châteauroux conurbation in the energy transition of its bus fleet by introducing six hydrogen buses into the network by 2024.