Business expansion
Ouest; Bretagne; Ille-et-Vilaine
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

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
11 September 2019
Employment effect (start)
23 September 2019
Foreseen end date
31 December 2020


Keolis Rennes, a subsidiary of the public transport group Keolis has announced it will recruit 100 new employees for the public transport network of the city of Rennes. Keolis Rennes is continuing its growth and network expansion: the recruitments are required for the new Metro B line which will be openend by the end of 2020. Keolis has already recruited drivers but is now looking for maintenance staff.

Keolis Rennes has 1,100 employees, including 600 bus drivers. The company recruits more than 100 new hires per year on average, 170 in 2019 alone. This figure includes posts for the Rennes Metro project, but also internal and external hires, and replacement of retired workers.



Eurofound (2019), Keolis Rennes, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 98610, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/98610.