COLAS RAIL WINS A NEW CONTRACT FOR THE LINE B EXTENSION OF THE LYON METRO
Colas Rail was awarded the contract for the extension of line B extension of the Lyon metro by SYTRAL (Syndicat mixte des transports pour le Rhône et l’agglomération lyonnaise). This 2.4 km extension will connect the current Line B terminal “Gare d’Oullins” to the newly built “Hôpitaux Lyon Sud” station located in the city of Saint-Genis-Laval. The line will serve the southwest of greater Lyon and connect business and education centers to the central city.
The contract includes the delivery of the detail design, supply and tracks installation (pneumatic-tired type) including turnouts, pedestrian walkways and fire mains.
The value of the contract amounts to 21.5 million euros.
« A major project that demonstrates our know-how in urban works and our presence in the Lyon area. » Jean-François Milleron, General Manager France.