Major Rail Project in South-West France (GPSO)

Major Rail Project in South-West France (GPSO)

SYSTRA was commissioned to project manage environmental, technical and railway studies for a 330 km section of line under the GPSO project.

France’s major south-west rail project (GPSO) is part of the future Southern Europe Atlantic High Speed Line (SEA) and involves the construction of two new high speed lines between Bordeaux and Toulouse and Bordeaux and Spain. These new lines are designed to drive trade between the Iberian Peninsula, France and the rest of Europe.

SYSTRA was involved in three phases from preliminary through to basic designs. Responsibilities included:

  • Project management and supervision including management of specific studies;
  • Production of railway planning studies and integration of the new line into the existing network with a specific focus on infrastructure studies, railway equipment (excluding track and power) and network transport planning;
  • Production of designs for 3 new stations (Agen, Montauban and Mont-de-Marsan), regional high speed services (SR-GV) in Southern Gironde and regulatory paperwork.
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