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Transdev Group and Hafil Transport Company Sign Cooperation Agreement to Develop Public Transportation Services Across Saudi Arabia


Jeddah (KSA): April 9, 2021 -Transdev Group, a leading operator and integrator of public transportation and mobility solutions, and Hafil Transport, a Saudi transportation services provider, a Mohamed Yousuf Naghi company, announced today the formation of an exclusive consortium to jointly develop and deploy public transportation services across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
 
Based on the joint expertise and know-how of both companies, the partners expect to jointly respond to calls for tenders and submit proposals for the provision of operation and maintenance services related to bus-rapid-transit, ferry passenger transportation, regional trains, metro lines, tram/light rail, automatic people mover, autonomous shuttles or other projects in Saudi Arabia.
 
“We are very pleased to have found in Hafil Transport a trusted long-term partner in order to establish and develop Transdev’s public transportation footprint in Saudi Arabia. We are convinced of the strong development potential in the Kingdom, in order to deploy our expertise and know-how in the broad spectrum of our activities, serving the Saudi people for the common good”, states Bruno Charrade, CEO International of Transdev Group.
 
Mr. Khalid Baghdadi, Hafil’s Executive Director, stated, “the newly established partnership with the globally renowned transportation operator; Transdev is a strategic step to help the Kingdom’s transportation sector by utilizing years of expertise in providing consistent service quality and customer-oriented solutions.”
 
Transdev, conscious of the necessity to rapidly address the energy transition issue, is actively leading the energy transition of its diesel bus fleets toward a fleet made up of a growing mix of biofuel, biogas, battery-electric, and hydrogen (H2) fuel-cell electric vehicles. Today, Transdev ranks number 1 in zero-emission mobility in Europe, with large fleets in the Netherlands, Sweden, and France.
 
About Transdev
As an operator and global integrator of mobility, Transdev – The mobility company – gives people the freedom to move whenever and however they choose. We are proud to provide 11 million passenger trips everyday thanks to efficient, easy-to-use, and environmentally-friendly transportation services that connect people and communities. Our approach is rooted in long-term partnerships with businesses and public authorities and the relentless pursuit of the safest and most innovative mobility solutions. We are a team of people serving people, and mobility is what we do. Transdev is jointly held by Caisse des Dépôts Group (66%) and the Rethmann Group (34%). In 2020, with 83,000 employees in 17 countries, the Group generated total revenues of € 6.75 billion. For more information: www.transdev.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
About Hafil Group
Since its launch in 1999, Hafil has successfully proven its excellence by providing comprehensive and effective transportation services to the pilgrims. Seeing its service quality, diversity, and the remarkable increase in demand, the company began to expand and gradually diversified its scope of services by increasing the number of its vehicles and overall capacity of its fleet. Hafil is committed to accommodating Travel & Tourism, schools transportation and private sector transportation for various commercial sectors by delivering the same level of world-class service tailored to suit every customer’s needs. Hafil’s road to success is clearly defined by their well thought-out vision with an ambition to become the leading national transport of choice.
For more information: http://www.hafil.com.sa/
 
Media contacts:
Transdev: Olivier Le Friec – olivier.le-friec@transdev.com / Tel: +33 1 74 34 22 94 – +33 6 10 60 58 45
Hafil Transport: Maan Hajjaj – maan.hajjaj@hafil.mynaghi.com / Tel: +966 12 223 9049

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