While the world experiences an unprecedented health crisis, Keolis continues its public service mission and has modified its activities to limit the spread of COVID-19. Initiatives to support medical staff are growing across our subsidiaries.
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.
Keolis has been awarded a new contract by Exo, a public transport authority in Greater Montreal, to operate 16 buses across Greater Montreal. The 12-month contract will take effect on 30th March 2020 and includes an option for two renewals of up to six additional months.
Dijon, a finalist in the "2022 Green European capital" competition which has been awarded the “Cit’ergie” label, is developing green mobility by increasing the use of renewable energies within the metropolitan area. The local authority has launched the creation of a unit for the production of hydrogen by electrolysis using “green” electricity generated by a household waste incineration plant.