On 25 July Transdev Sweden signed an agreement to take 100% of the shares of A Björks AB, a Swedish public transport operator. This acquisition strengthens Transdev's position as the 3rd largest public transport operator in Sweden, with new services and markets, mainly for buses and coaches.
The acquisition is expected to be completed in September 2019, following final approval by Konkurrensverket, the Swedish competition authority.
A Björks AB includes 8 companies and brands*, the majority of whose activities are located in central and northern Sweden. With 1,500 employees and 650 vehicles, A Björks AB is the leader in Dalarna, Västmanland, Uppland and Gävleborg.
We look forward to meeting our new customers, partners and employees. Our technological orientation will result in a growing proportion of electric buses in our networks, thus contributing to the reduction of our carbon footprint.
Managing Director, Northern and Central Europe, Transdev Group
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At the beginning of July, Transdev won the bus operating agreement in Gothenburg, the Sweden's second largest city. Read the article
* Björks Buss, Björks Buss Närke, VS & Perssons Bussar, KR Trafik, Siljan Buss and Lindbergs Buss, SamBus and BTL, including 24/7 rail maintenance services.