In this article, the author explains why it has been decided to build this junction line; it will provide a connection between the South-Western suburban lines and the Paris-Invalides to Western suburban lines. He mentions the various difficulties involved in constructing this connection because of the different electrification systems in service (1,500 V catenary on the Orsay side and 750 V third rail on the Invalides side), the relatively shallow work sites along the bank of the Seine in the political heart of Paris with its heavy road traffic and already extensively occupied subsoil. The project will be carried out in two stages. He gives details of the work to be done in Paris-Orsay and Paris-Invalides stations.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Francais

    92 rue Bonaparte
    75 Paris 6e,   France 
  • Authors:
    • Guilmard, A
  • Publication Date: 1973-4


  • French

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  • Accession Number: 00050635
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: French National Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1981 12:00AM