A consortium between Colas Rail (70 per cent) and Alstom (30 per cent) has secured a contract worth €155 million for track and catenary of the south-east section of the planned Line 15 of the Grand Paris Express.
The contract includes the construction of 17km of metro line serving eight stations – from Noisy-Champs to Vitry-sur-Seine – as well as the maintenance and storage site in Champigny-sur-Marne.
The pair are responsible for project management, studies, supply, execution of works and tests for the railway, rigid catenary and linear equipment.
The project is scheduled to last 69 months and will mobilise up to 260 employees.
Colas Rail president Francis Grass said: “I would like to thank the Société du Grand Paris for the trust it has placed in Colas Rail by awarding it with this first large-scale project on the Grand Paris Express network.
“Teams from Colas Rail and Alstom will do their utmost to ensure that the project is a success. Colas Rail aims to pursue the partnership with the Société du Grand Paris on other projects on the Grand Paris Express, bringing into play its full range of expertise.”