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Company nameKeolis
IndustryRail, road, public transport
Area servedPublic transportation:
France, Sweden, UK, USA, Germany, Canada, Algeria, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Norway
Key peopleChairman: Michel Bleitrach
Executive Senior Vice President, Group: Michel Lamboley
Executive Senior Vice President, International: Patrick Jeantet
Revenue-3.2 billion (2008)

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Keolis is the largest private sector French transport group. It runs passenger railways, tramways, bus networks, funiculars, trolley buses, and airport services. The company, based in Paris, is majority owned by SNCF, the French state rail operator. AXA Private Equity and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec also hold ownership shares. Its turnover (revenue) reached -4,1b in 2007. Keolis has over 47,000 staff in France, UK, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Canada and the US. It is the largest provider of public-transportion services in France.

In the UK, Keolis is a minority partner in the Govia rail operating company with Go-Ahead Group. Govia currently operates the Southern, Southeastern and London Midland franchises. Keolis itself also operates the Transpennine Express rail franchise in partnership with First Group.

Keolis designs transportion systems jointly with local governments and claims to strive to provide public transport that allies a spirit of service with innovation and efficiency.

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