Keolis Commuter Services – A Massachusetts Business Leader

Keolis Commuter Services, a unit of Keolis North America, operates and maintains the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s commuter rail system, carrying nearly 130,000 passengers daily throughout Greater Boston.

Based in downtown Boston, Keolis is one of the city’s largest private employers and among the top fifty largest employers in Massachusetts (Source: Boston Business Journal “Book of Lists”), helping to drive economic growth and prosperity throughout the Commonwealth as an employer, a purchaser of goods and services, and a provider of commuter rail services.

Keolis by the numbers – How we contributed to Massachusetts’ economy in 2016

  • 2,200 employees
  • $209 million in wages and salaries paid
  • 284 jobs created
  • 5,945 people provided with health insurance coverage
  • $41 million in medical and dental expenses paid
  • $34 million in railroad pension contributions
  • $4 million in Medicare contributions
  • $42 million in purchases from Massachusetts companies
  • 51,000 hours of job-related training provided to employees at a cost of $2.7 million
  • 156 vehicles leased
  • $8.2 million on utilities
  • $188 million in maintenance costs
  • 59 contracts with DBE businesses
  • 14 commuter rail lines operated from 138 stations along 389 miles of track
  • 35 million passengers
  • 156,798 trains operated
  • 90% of trains operating on-time