SYSTRA, in a consortium with five architect firms led by SETEC TPI, has won a contract to manage the infrastructure project for the Grand Paris Express Line 15 West. This is the fourth contract signed by SYSTRA for the Grand Paris Express Red Line, since the end of preliminary studies.
It ties in with three others signed for the Grand Paris Express Red Line, which encompasses Lines 15, 16 & 17:
a contract to assist the Contracting Authority for Systems, and to manage the rolling stock/automated operation project for the entire construction of the Red Line,
a contract to manage the infrastructure project for section 2 of Line 15 from Noisy-Champs to Villejuif Louis Aragon.
a project management contract for the construction of the Infrastructure Maintenance Site at Vitry.
Delivery is planned in two phases: service will start on the southern section up to and including Nanterre la Folie in 2025, and on the northern section in 2027. When service starts, it will connect with the suburban railway network (Transilien Lines J, L & U, RER Lines A, C & E), Metro Lines 1 & 13, and Tramlines T1 & T2. At St Denis Pleyel, it will connect with Lines 14, 16 & 17 of the Grand Paris Express. 7 of the 9 stations along the section will interconnect with lines of the SNCF (the French railway operator) and/or RATP (the Paris transport operator). This line will also improve access to major venues, particularly at La Défense and Nanterre, as well as those close to the Saint-Denis Pleyel station.