Île-de-France opening competition: new contract for Keolis in Seine-et-Marne

30th May 2022

• On 25 May 2022, the board of Île-de-France Mobilités awarded Keolis the operation of the bus routes serving the Centre-West of Seine-et-Marne1, from 1 January 2023 for a period of six years.

• The contract covers the operation of 34 regular routes and four on-demand transport services, serving an area of over 140,000 inhabitants in 59 municipalities.

Using a fleet of more than 140 vehicles, this network of 34 lines will serve 59 municipalities including Ozoir-la-Ferrière, Brie-Comte-Robert, Tournan-en-Brie, Nangis and Gretz-Armainvilliers.

With services provided to 16 stations, the new contract will significantly improve intermodality between the bus lines and the RER and train network, from Brie-Comte-Robert and Ozoir-la-Ferrière to the stations of Combs-la-Ville (RER D), Marne-la-Vallée Chessy (RER A), Melun (RER D and line R), Tournan-en-Brie (RER E and line P) and Paris Gare de l'Est.

An evening bus service will be offered to passengers from 1 January next year, serving the municipalities of Ozoir-la-Ferrière, Tournan-en-Brie and Gretz-Armainvilliers.

Between now and the end of 2024, Keolis is committed to supporting Île-de-France Mobilités and the local council communities in the implementation of the transport network’s energy transition, with the construction of a Bus Operations Centre for NGV-powered vehicles.

Keolis reinforces its presence in Seine-et-Marne

Keolis operates more than 30 regular bus routes in the department on behalf of Île-de-France Mobilités. These include the Express 100 line, the Goële transport-on-demand service and Filéo, the transport-on-demand service for the Paris-CDG airport hub.

Keolis also operates the PAM 77 transport service for people with reduced mobility, as well as some 15 special school routes on behalf of the Seine-et-Marne department.

In addition, Keolis manages school and extra-curricular transport for ten or so municipalities in the Goële sector.

Finally, Keolis operates the Roissypole bus station on behalf of Groupe ADP as well as the shuttle service for the Val de France hotels near Disneyland Paris.

Key figures of the contract :

  • 34 bus routes and 4 transport on demand services

  • More than 140 vehicles

  • About 220 employees

  • Over 4 million kilometres travelled per year

  • Approximately €100 million in cumulative turnover