On 10 April 2021, Keolis started operating T9 on behalf of the public transport authority for the Ile-de-France region, Ile-de-France Mobilités (IDFM). The T9 is a new tram line in the Paris region and the first to be awarded to Keolis in competition with other operators. This launch provides analternative mobility solution for residents and visitors to Parisand the Val-de-Marne department, who can now travel on a comfortable, environmentally-friendly and regular transport service between Paris and the city of Orly
Inaugurated on 31 March 2021, a new bus line1 serving the suburban train station of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines-Montigny-le-Bretonneux2 and several local business parks in the Île-de-France Mobilités network enables passengers to reach their destination on autonomous electric shuttles.
Following previous trials in La Défense and Vincennes, this project, led in close collaboration with Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines intercommunal district, is a new milestone in the development of autonomous shuttles as a mobility solution by Île-de-France Mobilités, the public transport authority for the Paris Île-de-France region.
For the first time, the autonomous shuttles operate alongside regular traffic and feature as a mobility solution in the Île-de-France Mobilités journey planner app, just like the other 1,500 bus lines in the Île-de-France network.
Following Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) announcement on 20 March 2021, Keolis is honoured that the company and its international partners were the successful bidders for a 9-year contract, with a possible 6-year extension and worth approximately 125 million euros per year, to operate and maintain the city’s world class metro and tram networks.
On 17 February 2021, the Thionville-Fensch urban public transport authority (SMiTU) awarded Keolis a contract to operate and maintain its Citéline public transport network.