France - The Netherlands - Sweden - Australia
Transdev operates ferries, river and port shuttle networks in four countries, each uniquely different and built around the needs of the locality and its inhabitants.
In Brisbane, Australia TransdevTSL (Brisbane Ferries) Pty Ltd, a Transdev company, proudly operates, maintains and markets Brisbane City Council's CityCat and CityFerry services. In 2008 and 2010, Brisbane Ferries have won national awards for the professionalism of its management and quality of its customer service - its shuttles achieve 99 per cent punctuality. The CityCat fast catamarans covering the whole city including the university with multimodal connections to bus routes, light rail and Park and Ride facilities from stops. The route is 11.8 miles long, has 15 stops and runs every 7 minutes in peak hours. The CityFerries are smaller boats that provide internal services from Brisbane city centre every 30 minutes from 06:15 to midnight.
Currently there are nine CityFerries and seventeen CityCats that carry over 6 million passengers a year – an increase of 80% since 2005
In Göteborg, Sweden, 14 vessels carry over 3.4 million passengers and 5,900 vehicles every year between the city of Göteborg and the surrounding archipelago. The ferry system has been a key mode of transportation since 1922 and is an integrated part of the city's public transportation system. Over 5000 island inhabitants rely on the service for their day to day activities and the archipelago is a popular tourist destination.
Transdev recently introduced two new HSC carbon fibre catamarans to improve services for people living on islands in the archipelago by raising commercial speed from 12-13 knots to close to 30. The lower weight ferries have lower fuel consumption and small wake generation. In a 2010 survey 90% of passengers rated the service “excellent/very good”.
In Toulon, France, the Mistral ferry service is an integrated part of the public transportation network. It provides an important connection between the city centre and the outlying urban areas across the bay "Petite Rade". 10 Transdev vessels operate a network of 3 lines along 10 miles reaching 8 ports/jetties. These ferries carry 3,900 passengers every day.
Transdev expertise provides technical assistance to improve environmental sustainability and ship building, including:
• New propulsion techniques,
• Hybrid vehicles,
• Alternative fuels
• Building materials
9 December 2016
Yorkshire's amazing new buses to revolutionise travel in Coastliner country!
The wraps are off – and it’s an amazing early Christmas gift for Yorkshire, proudly revealed in the shadow of the county’s best loved landmark, the iconic York Minster.
2 December 2016
Cabfind commission a review revealing the the hidden cost of taxi travel
As crucial as taxis are for moving employees from A to B, it may be surprising to find that very few organisations have a true understanding of the hidden costs surrounding business taxi travel.
24 November 2016
Transdev Blazefield Zap to gold at the UK Bus Awards!
Zap’s the way to do it! Transdev Blazefield's pioneering brand, Cityzap, scooped GOLD at the UK Bus Awards yesterday in the ‘Making Buses a Better Choice’ category.