On 15 June Keolis received a four-year extension to operate commuter rail in the Boston region. With the base operating contract due to expire in June 2022, the extended contract will run until June 2026. On 5 June Keolis was awarded a five-year extension to its current contract to operate the commuter rail in Central and Northern Virginia and the Washington, D.C. area. Due to expire in July 2020, the extended contract will run until July 2025. These contract extensions reflect the confidence of transport authorities in Keolis as a partner and open the way for delivering even greater benefits to rail users in North America.
Anne Mimin joined Keolis on 2 June 2020 as Director of Media Relations and Crisis Communication. With twenty years of experience in corporate, institutional and political communication, Anne will be in charge of developing the reputation and image of the Keolis brand in the media.
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.
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.