Keolis has won a new contract from Exo, Greater Montreal's public transportation authority, to operate 16 buses in Montreal. The contract 12-month period takes effect on March 30, 2020 and includes an option for two extensions for up to six additional months.
This temporary service will carry passengers while construction work is being carried out on the Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM) through Greater Montreal between Deux-Montagnes station and Central Station, 45 km away, in downtown Montreal. The service runs from Monday to Friday between 05.00:12.15 AM and XNUMX:XNUMX PM.
Each bus is over 13 meters long and has 52 seats. Keolis will recruit 30 new employees to run this new service. Company has been active in Canada since 2002. It has approximately 1.000 employees and operates buses, coaches, tram networks, autonomous electric shuttles and school buses (including all-electric), making Keolis Canada the largest operator of type C electric school buses in North America.
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