Lausanne Metro m2

Developpement of the Lausanne Metro – Lines m2 and m3 system engineering

Client

State of Vaud - DGMR - DIRH

Completion

2017 - 2026 (expected completion date)

Collaboration

BG member of the consortium SyMeo (Egis Rail / BG)

Project description 

Modification of the m2 line:

The existing m2 line will be modified between the station Grancy and station Flon (approximately 800m). In this section the m2 line will be shifted and will go through a new tunnel (West tunnel) with one new station (CFF railway station).

The modification also includes the extension of the rolling stock parking capacity in the northern extremity of the line, additional tracks and switches, in particular for a new connection to the existing depot and corrections of detected obsolescence of the existing systems.

New m3 line:

This new line, entirely underground, includes:

  • 4 km of tunnels (single bore, two tracks).
  • 6 new underground stations.
  • A parking and light maintenance area at the extremity of the line.

Rolling stock:

Both the m2 and m3 use driverless class GOA4 rolling stock on rubber tires.

Interfaces:

  • The metro project is strongly interfaced with:
  • The major transformation project of the Lausanne railway station, conducted by the CFF (Swiss Federal Railways Company).
  • The projected eco-district Metamorphose, one of the strongest element in the urbanistic development of the city of Lausanne. 

Services

The system engineering contract concerns the modification of the existing m2 line and the new m3 line.

It covers the following domains / services:

  • Rolling stock;
  • Automatisms;
  • Global metro system architecture and definition;
  • Safety analysis;

The project phases involved are:

  • Diagnostic of the existing m2 system;
  • Migration analysis;
  • Preliminary design;
  • Detailed design;
  • Assistance for the authorization procedures;
  • Preparation of tender documents, analysis of bids;
  • Execution studies;
  • Site supervision;
  • Testing and commissioning;
  • Assistance to the client for the handovers.

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