All Grand Paris Express articles

  • Grand Paris Express Line 18 works
    Metro Report International

    Grand Paris Line 18 power supply contract

    2022-09-01T05:00:00Z

    FRANCE: A 50:50 consortium of Colas Rail and Eiffage Énergie Systèmes has been awarded a €26m contract to provide traction power supply equipment for the 35 km Grand Paris Express automated metro Line 18 between Orly Airport and Versailles-Chantiers station. This will include 15 rectification substations, ...

  • Grand Paris Express Line 18 works (Photo: Jérémie Anne)
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    Grand Paris Express elevated stations contract awarded

    2022-05-20T05:00:00Z

    FRANCE: Société du Grand Paris has awarded Vinci Construction subsidiary Chantiers Modernes Construction an €80·9m contract to build the elevated Palaiseau, Orsay-GIF and CEA-Saint-Aubin stations on the future Line 18 of the automated metro. A consortium of Rougnon, Dalkia and Fouassin has been awarded a €12m ...

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    Grand Paris Express Line 17 viaduct contract awarded

    2022-04-25T05:00:00Z

    FRANCE: A consortium of NGE Génie Civil, NGE Bâtiment, NGE Fondations, Cimolai and Guintoli Grands Projets has been awarded a €327·9m contract to build a 5·5 km elevated section of Grand Paris Express automated metro Line 17 between Gonesse and Tremblay-en-France, to the north of Paris. ...

  • Grand Paris Express Line 18 map
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    Grand Paris Express Line 18 tunnelling contract awarded

    2022-04-14T08:13:00Z

    FRANCE: A consortium of Ferrovial, Spie Batignolles Génie Civil and Spie Batignolles Valérian has been awarded a €438m contract to build a section of Grand Paris Express automated metro Line 18. The contract announced on April 11 includes boring 6·7 km of tunnel between Saint-Quentin Est ...

  • Tunnel boring machine ‘Mireille’ broke through into the station to be greeted by the mayors of Clichy-sous-Bois and Montfermeil
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    ‘Mireille’ breaks through on Paris Line 16

    2022-04-01T11:01:00Z

    FRANCE: Celebrations at the site of the future Clichy-Montfermeil station on March 29 marked a milestone in the construction of automated metro Line 16 as part of the Grand Paris Express project. After boring 2·2 km from the Bel-Air worksite in Chelles, tunnel boring machine ‘Mireille’ ...

  • NGE will build on the experience accumulated by TSO on the EOLE project in Paris
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    TSO-Eiffage consortium wins Paris track and electrification contract

    2021-11-30T05:00:00Z

    FRANCE: Project promoter Société du Grand Paris has awarded the main rail infrastructure contract for Grand Paris Express automated metro Line 16 to a consortium of TSO, TSO Caténaires and Eiffage Rail. Running entirely underground, the 27·5 km Line 16 is due to be completed by ...

  • Thales Grand Paris Express ticket gate
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    Grand Paris Express fare collection contract

    2021-11-23T14:28:00Z

    FRANCE: Société du Grand Paris has selected Thales and IER’s Easier business to supply revenue collection systems for Grand Paris Express automated metro lines 15, 16, 17 and 18. The contract includes the supply of almost 500 ticket office and self-service ticket ...

  • Grand Paris Express Line 18 Alstom train impression
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    Grand Paris Express Line 18 track contract awarded

    2021-10-29T15:17:00Z

    FRANCE: Société du Grand Paris has awarded Alstom a €133m contract to supply and commission 46 km of track, third rail power supplies and associated equipment for the CEA/Saint-Aubin – Orly airport eastern section of the future driverless metro Line 18. The contract announced on October ...

  • Grand Paris Express Line 18 Alstom train impression
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    Alstom awarded Grand Paris Express Line 18 rolling stock and automation contract

    2021-10-12T11:36:00Z

    FRANCE: Alstom has been awarded a contract to supply rolling stock and automation systems for the future Grand Paris Express driverless metro Line 18. The €230m contract announced on October 11 includes automation, data transmission and supervisory equipment and systems integration, with a firm order for ...

  • Grand Paris train impression
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    Grand Paris Express appoints shadow operator

    2021-09-28T15:36:00Z

    FRANCE: Following an international tender, Société du Grand Paris and transport authority Île-de-France Mobilités have appointed a consortium of Transamo, Transdev and Strides International as shadow operator for the capital’s driverless metro network. The contract covers lines 15, 16, 17 and 18, which are scheduled to ...

  • Wabtec Metroflexx
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    Wabtec’s Metroflexx braking certified ahead of use on Grand Paris Express trains

    2020-12-15T05:00:00Z

    BRAKING: Tüv Süd has provided safety, quality and performance standard certification for Metroflexx, Wabtec’s ‘next-generation’ braking system for metro trains. Designed to significantly reduce the weight, energy consumption and life-cycle cost of a train, Metroflexx communicates with the train computer and traction equipment to optimise use ...

  • Grand Paris Express train impression (Image: Alstom)
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    Grand Paris Express designs unveiled

    2020-09-29T08:00:00Z

    FRANCE: Parisians will be able to see at first hand what the future trains and stations of the first part of the Grand Paris Express metro will look like from October 3, when Société de Grand Paris and Ile de France Mobilités will unveil a full-scale mock-up ...

  • fr Paris Saint-Denis Pleyel Grand Paris Express station impression (3)
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    ‘Aesthetic, sensitive and poetic’ metro station contract awarded

    2020-06-09T11:20:00Z

    FRANCE: Société du Grand Paris has awarded BESIX France a €100m contract to build its new interchange station at Saint-Denis Pleyel. Designed by architect Kengo Kuma, this will be one of the largest stations on the automated metro network, covering 34 000 m² on nine levels ...

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    Paris Line 14 extension trackwork contract awarded

    2020-05-20T09:00:00Z

    FRANCE: A consortium of ETF and Colas Rail has been awarded a contract for the design and installation of trackwork on the southern extension of Paris metro Line 14. Being built in conjunction with the Grand Paris Express project, the 14 km extension from the current ...

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    Grand Paris Express Metro wireless network contract awarded

    2020-03-13T09:31:00Z

    Line 15 Puits Champigny Plateau tunnel FRANCE: Société du Grand Paris announced the selection of a consortium of Nokia and ENGIE Solutions to design and install an LTE private wireless network for lines 15, 16 and 17 of the Grand Paris Express metro, on March 12. ...

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    Systra awarded Grand Paris Express contract

    2019-09-27T10:00:00Z

    Grand Paris Express FRANCE: Grand Paris Express metro project promoter Société du Grand Paris has awarded Systra a contract to provide technical project management assistance services for construction of the East and West sections of the future automated Line 15. What Systra described as ‘an exceptionally large’ ...

  • Thales has selected Eurotech to supply embedded hardware and internet of things software for the automatic passenger counting systems to be installed on trains for the future Grand Paris Express metro lines 15, 16 and 17.
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    Grand Paris Express passenger counters ordered

    2019-07-05T05:00:00Z

    FRANCE: Thales has selected Eurotech to supply embedded hardware and internet of things software for the automatic passenger counting systems to be installed on trains for the future Grand Paris Express metro lines 15, 16 and 17. The project will require at least 1 400 passenger counters, and potentially up ...

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    Naming ceremony for Grand Paris Express TBM

    2019-04-09T13:53:18Z

    FRANCE: The first tunnel boring machine to excavate metro Line 14 South of the Grand Paris Express network was named at a ceremony at Thiais on April 3. Next month, TBM Claire will start boring the initial 4·5 km section of tunnel between the future Pont de Rungis station ...

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    Result of Grand Paris front-end design vote announced

    2019-01-14T10:32:28Z

    FRANCE: Île-de-France Mobilités and Société du Grand Paris announced on January 14 the winning design for the metro trainsets that will be used on lines 15, 16 and 17 of the Grand Paris Express project. In December future users of the metro could vote for one of three front-end ...

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    Public to vote on Grand Paris fleet design

    2018-12-17T14:52:02Z

    FRANCE: Île-de-France Mobilités and Société du Grand Paris have invited future users of the Grand Paris Express metro to participate in the design of rolling stock for lines 15, 16 and 17. Residents in the greater Paris area have until December 31 to vote for one of three front-end styles ...