The combination of an established presence, worldwide experience, a thirst for innovation and a collaborative approach to delivering quality multi-modal solutions means Keolis can help you meet the public transport challenges in your area.

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Global and UK pedigree

  • We operate in 16 different countries, delivering 3.3 billion passenger journeys every year
  • We are the world’s largest tram operator, running networks in places such as the Middle East, Australia, across continental Europe and here in the UK
  • We’ve been investing in the UK since rail privatisation of the network in 1996
  • Today, our UK rail franchise and tram consortium helps to sustain over 9,000 jobs
  • We’re committed to growing our presence in the UK through further investments into new franchises

A partnership-led approach

  • We look to form best-in-class partnerships with firms that have an existing pedigree in seeking to break into new markets
  • All of our UK franchises are operated as part of joint venture partnerships
  • We work closely with key stakeholders, ranging from central and local government to other transport providers, to help deliver integrated passenger services. At the heart of our partnerships is the desire to meet the transport needs of the communities that we serve

Quality, security, value and reliability

  • Since the advent of rail privatisation, we have introduced more new trains than any other operator and have transformed services for the better on several key routes
  • Our ownership structure by a large pension fund and SNCF, France’s state-owned rail operator, means a long-term focus on delivery is at our very core
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Integrated services

  • We are a global leader in delivering integrated transport solutions and apply this to the way we operate here in the UK and worldwide
  • Whilst our UK operations currently centre around light rail, trams and rail, our international expertise in areas such as buses, bikes, parking, autonomous vehicles and a whole host besides means that we are entrusted to run some of the worlds finest truly integrated transport systems