Keolis is one of the world’s largest and most successful bus and coach operators. It provides services in eight countries with a fleet of more than 23,500 vehicles. The Group’s bus fleet in Sweden runs entirely on alternative fuels and is 100% fossil free. Keolis also plays a key role in the tourism industry of iconic cities such as Las Vegas, Paris, Copenhagen and Quebec.
Keolis Downer entered the bus market in Australia in 2015 with the purchase of Australian Transit Enterprises (ATE). ATE is one of Australia’s leading bus operators with established operations in South Australia, Western Australia and Queensland. It has provided Keolis Downer with deep knowledge of the Australian bus industry and a platform for further growth.
Founded in 1974 as a family business, ATE has grown to over 1600 employees with 1100 buses operating long-term regular lines, school bus and commercial services. Its operations are spread across 22 Australian locations.