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TMCNet:  Keolis Statement on Massachusetts Superior Court Decision Not to Halt Implementation of MBTA Commuter Rail Contract

[April 10, 2014]

Keolis Statement on Massachusetts Superior Court Decision Not to Halt Implementation of MBTA Commuter Rail Contract

ROCKVILLE, Md. & BOSTON --(Business Wire)--

Keolis North America issued the following statement from Keolis America President and CEO Steve Townsend:

"We are pleased that the court has denied MBCR's motion for injunctive relief," Townsend said. "The entire Keolis Commuter Services team is working hard to provide MBTA commuter rail passengers with the outstanding service they deserve. We look forward to a successful transition of the service on July 1st as scheduled."

About Keolis North America/b>

In North America, Keolis is a leading provider of passenger transportation services throughout the U.S. and Canada, carrying nearly 50 million people via train, bus and taxi each year through public contracts in California, Florida, Nevada, Quebec, Virginia, and starting this summer, Massachusetts. Headquartered in Rockville, MD, Keolis NA has 2,800 employees, a number that will nearly double on July 1, when Keolis Commuter Services begins operating the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail system. Keolis North America is part of Keolis SA, which holds transportation contracts in 14 countries worldwide.


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