Keolis to operate Odense tram line
DENMARK: Odense Letbane has selected Keolis as preferred bidder to operate and maintain the light rail line due to open in the city in 2020.
The 15-year contract to be signed by the Keolis Odense Letbane subsidiary is expected to generate cumulative revenue of €230m.
The 14·5 km north-south route will serve 26 stops between Tarup and Hjallese, offering an end-to-end journey time of 42 min. Services will be operated with a fleet of 16 Stadler trams and ridership is forecast at 12 million passengers a year.