Published on 07/12/2021
David Scorey, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Keolis Commuter Services, a Keolis Group subsidiary in charge of operating the Boston commuter rail network, has been appointed President and CEO of Keolis North America, effective 8 July 2021.
With 30 years of experience in the public transport sector, David Scorey will continue to develop Keolis' activities in the United States and Canada.
Published on 07/08/2021
On 20 May 2021, the conurbation authority of Haguenau, in north eastern France, renewed its contract with Keolis for the operation and maintenance of its entire public transport network, RITMO. The new public service delegation contract starts on 1 August 2021 and will run
for seven years, generating cumulative revenues of approximately 31 million euros. Keolis Haguenau will be tasked with extending the transport network, which will serve 36 municipalities by 2022, compared to five at present.
Published on 07/02/2021
On 25 June 2021, Shanghai Keolis started operating and maintaining Jiaxing’s tram network, the first of its kind in the coastal province of Zhejiang, south-west of Shanghai. Awarded in October 2020, this is the Group’s first contract outside Shanghai.
This launch consolidates Keolis’ position as the world leader in tram operations and maintenance, with 27 networks worldwide, and strengthens its position in China, where the group has been present since 2014.
Published on 06/29/2021
On 27 June 2021, Keolis’ subsidiary in Denmark, Keolis Danmark began operating and maintaining the Greater Copenhagen region’s bus network. The network's fleet of 59 buses features 42 electric buses that will save more than 4,500 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year. This launch comes after the recent commissioning of 20 fully electric buses which began running on the Odense network in May 2021.
On 28 May 2021, Keolis Downer, Keolis’ Australian subsidiary, won an 8-year contract to operate and maintain 406 buses in Greater Sydney.
The contract was awarded by Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW), the Public Transport Authority (PTA) for the state of New South Wales and is set to start on 31 October 2021. It is the first time this network will be managed by a private operator.
To improve the passenger experience and boost ridership, Keolis Downer has committed to enhance transport services and facilitate the network’s energy transition by introducing 125 electric buses by 2030.
Keolis has extensive energy transition expertise acquired in Europe and North America, and over 10 years of experience in Australia, where it is stepping up its presence in the country. Both will be key to the project’s success.