Two project management contracts won for the Lyon – Turin line

One contract includes the management and supervision of works around Susa, Italy.

TUNNEL Euralpin Lyon Turin (Telt), the Franco-Italian public company responsible for the construction of the 270 km cross-border railway Lyon – Turin, has won two project management contracts for the construction of stations and open-air structures .

A consortium made up of Italferr, Systra France and Pini Group has won a contract worth approximately 18 million euros for the management and supervision of the works planned for sites 1 and 2 around Susa, Italy, including the tunnel of 2 km Susa-Bussoleno double-bore interconnector, Susa international station and tracks between the east entrance of the base tunnel and the west entrance of the Susa-Bussoleno interconnection.

The contract will also cover the railway and technical buildings serving the line, the connection of the new line with the existing railway at Bussoleno as well as three bridges over the Dora Riparia.

On the French side, a consortium led by Systra made up of WSP and Richez Associés won a contract worth approximately €5 million for the project management of the international station of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne. The works will require the adaptation of the existing 3.8 km railway line to accommodate high-speed cross-border trains.

The project includes a 57.5 km twin-tube base tunnel between St Jean de Maurienne, France, and Chiomonte, Italy, allowing passenger trains to cross the Alps at 220 km/h and goods to travel at 120 km /h. Construction of the base tunnel is expected to be completed in 2032.

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