Our Urban Tracks Business Unit signed a contract for the southern extension of Line 14 of the Paris metro for RATP.
Colas Rail, in consortium with ETF, will be responsible for the detailed design, tracks installation (pneumatic-tired type) including turnouts, pedestrian walkways, hand rails and tunnel marking.
This 14km line extension will connect the current terminus of the line (Olympiades station) to Orly airport in 16 minutes, for a total amount of 71.4 million euros of which, 50% for Colas Rail.
« The southern extension of the Line 14 is a major project which demonstrate Colas Rail’s know-how in the metro sector and follows on from the northern extension of the line, carried out in previous years. » Jean François Milleron, General Manager – France.