January 15, 2019 — Quebec
Transdev Operating Contract Serving Le Richelain as of January 2019
The RTM Le Richelain sector provides public transit service by bus and taxibus in the cities of Candiac, La Prairie and Saint-Philippe. Since January 1, 2019, Transdev is responsible for the bus lines in this new 18-month contract, which will provide almost 2 million passenger trips each year. The largest portion of the trips, nearly 1.5 million passenger trips each year, travel in the corridor between downtown Montreal and Longueuil.
Transdev provides this new service to Le Richelain, using 42 buses and 70 drivers. This contract is run out of our Saint-Phillipe location, making this the largest Transdev operating division in Quebec, serving both Roussillon and Le Richelain and totaling 110 drivers, 78 buses, and many other supporting staff members.
The startup on January 1 of this year has gone very smoothly and the entire Transdev Canada team is very proud of our performance on this major new contract with EXO.