The Consortium

Keolis was formed 25 years ago, with history stretching back 134 years. It is the world’s largest tram network operator and has an annual turnover of 3.4 billion Euro. Keolis is established in 13 countries across the world and is a major rail operator in four European countries as well as in the USA, with 4900 kilometres currently under management. In addition to rail, our intermodal logistics expertise extends to the management of a bus and coach fleet of nearly 19,000 vehicles. These combined operations transport two billion passengers annually, with 45,500 employees worldwide, including 30,000 drivers.

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Downer is a leading provider of engineering and infrastructure management services to customers operating in market sectors including minerals and metals, oil and gas, power, road and rail infrastructure, telecommunications, and water. Downer’s Rail division has over 100 years’ experience and is the leading provider and maintainer of passenger and freight rolling stock in Australia. The division continues to supply approximately 60 per cent of the active mainline locomotive fleet in Australia, and maintains over 30 per cent of the national locomotive fleet in Australia, with over 50 per cent maintained in-house by customers.

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As the Operator Franchisee, GoldLinQ Pty Ltd is contracted by the Queensland Government for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of the light rail system. This is achieved through strategic partnerships with the GoldLinQ consortium members.

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