Business expansion
Sud-Ouest; Aquitaine; Gironde
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49.31 - Urban and suburban passenger land transport

210 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
26 June 2020
Employment effect (start)
1 July 2020
Foreseen end date
31 December 2020


The Bordeaux subsidiary of the transport group Keolis, TBM,  has announced the recruitment of 210 people this year on permanent and full-time contracts. Keolis Bordeaux manages the city's trams, buses, river shuttles and self-service bicycles. . More than 200 positions for bus and tramway drivers are to be filled and about ten agents for the maintenance of vehicles and infrastructures. TBM is continuing to expand its network, for example with the 4th tramway line, the D (14 km long), which was partially launched in mid-December before climbing to full capacity from 20 February this year. And with the extension work on line A of the tramway to Bordeaux Mérignac airport, a new link that will be operational in early 2022. 

The company currently employs  2,725 people, including 1,796 drivers. A previous recruitment was announced in 2019 with 210 job  created.



Eurofound (2020), Keolis Bordeaux, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 101088, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/101088.