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2013

Transdev wins two operating contracts for district lines in the Bouches du Rhône region in France

Effective January 1, 2014, Transdev subsidiary Société Varoise de Transports (SVT) will operate two lines of the Bouches du Rhône district network, serving a population of more than one million inhabitants.

The SVT offer includes the commissioning of 19 new IRISBUS CROSSWAY buses with a UFR space equipped with electronic weathervanes, a video surveillance system, an audio and visual information system and wifi service for passengers.

Strengths in Transdev's offer that resulted in the contract's award to its subsidiary included the recruitment of an operator specifically dedicated to the two lines, implementation of regular internal fraud and safety controls, optimized implementation of depots in the region and establishment of new parking at contract start-up.