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RELOCATION OF RAIL ENGINEERING ACTIVITIES FROM NANTES-ETAT TO NANTES-BLOTTEREAU

Project
Localisation
Nantes (44) - France
Type
Rail
Subsidiary
TSO CATENAIRES
OLICHON

The purpose of this project is nothing less than to restructure the management of the rail system.
The rail engineering activities (Freight and Major Track Operations (GOP)) previously based at the Nantes État Centre are being transferred to Nantes Blottereau.
Work package T03, which includes earthworks, the removal of rails and catenaries, mains drainage works, civil engineering for cables, water supply, fencing, catenary structural erection and temporary lighting, was awarded to us by SNCF Réseau, making this a 100% NGE consortium.

SNCF Réseau awarded this contract to NGE having been particularly impressed by the option to make maximum re-use of materials already on site and the Multi-expertise aspects of the tender.

The Key Figures
of the project

21 km
of track removed
140
catenary masts removed
120 000 m3
of earthworks, of which 80,000 m3 were recovered and reused on site

The Main steps
of the project

Start of work on site

Catenary upgrading, earthworks and asbestos removal

Start of Urban Infrastructures & Earthworks operations

From Urban Infrastructures & Earthworks to the removal of rails and catenaries, mains drainage and fire extinguishing systems, civil engineering for cables and temporary lighting, works started on 2 August 2019 and were completed 19 months later.

Release of the 15.8-hectare Nantes-Etat rail engineering site so that work could begin on the ZAC Sud-Ouest mixed development project.

Earthworks, Mains Drainage and Track laying