Rail link CEVA

CEVA Rail Link – Heating, Ventilation and Air Condition, Sanitary and Electrical Equipment for Stations and Stops

Client / Owner

  • DCTI - Département des constructions et des technologies de l'information (Department of Construction and Information Technologies), State of Geneva
  • CFF - Chemins de Fer Fédéraux (Swiss Federal Railways), Switzerland


2005 - 2016

Total costs

36 million EUR

Project description

CEVA is a 16.5-km rail line (including 6.5 km underground) linking Cornavin - Eaux-Vives - Annemasse.
There are seven stations and open-air or underground stops along the route.
Heating, ventilation and air condition, sanitary and electrical equipment for these was handled by BG:

  • Network connections (water, electricity supply)
  • High- and low-voltage installations (low-voltage master distribution panel, lighting, video, sound, intercom, clock)
  • Grounding systems
  • Emergency power systems
  • Low-voltage systems for railway technology
  • General heating systems
  • General sanitary systems
  • Water pumping systems
  • Fire detection and fighting systems
  • General ventilation systems
  • Decompression works
  • Smoke removal systems
  • Centralised management systems (SCADA)


Overall project management for heating, ventilation and air condition, sanitary and electrical equipment:

  • Pilot study
  • PAP (Project Approval Process)
  • Design of the works
  • Invitation to tender
  • Technical surveillance and supervision
  • Work management and Commissioning

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