Lyon urban node – Elimination of the railway bottleneck (preparatory works)
Type of solution: Infrastructure: optimizing, Terminal optimizing
Node: Mediterranean, North Sea-Mediterranean
Stakeholders involved: Ministry for Ecological and Inclusive Transition – Ministry of Transport (France) (coordinator)
The Lyon railway junction (NFL), located on the North Sea-Mediterranean and Mediterranean Corridors, has a vital importance for (inter)national and regional freight/passenger traffic crossing the city.
The action covered by CEF will carry out works in the Part-Dieu and Guillotière districts in order to relieve congestion at the NFL, to improve performance, efficiency of rail infrastructure and operating conditions such as robustness, resilience and safety of the network.
preparatory works for the creation of a 12th platform at Lyon Part-Dieu station, relocation of the Traffic Management Control Centre will be conducted, an automatic works protection (lockout) system in the Lyon Part-Dieu railway sector will be installed and a set of stabling tracks at Les Brotteaux will be automated.