CRÊT D’EAU Tunnel (France)

This project involves the equipment for two tunnels (Crêt D’eau and La Follie) plus a junction on the Paris-Geneva line, in the French Alps. The total length of the project is 9.5 km with a double line powered with a rigid catenary at 25 kV for speeds up to 140 km/h. The rigid catenary is installed in a tunnel with a small open air section at the junction.

Construction started in 2014, and it entered operation that same year.

Client: SNCF

Technical Data:

Powered at 25 kV for the trains in the Paris-Geneva line at 140 km/hour.