The Figueras-Perpignan high-speed line

A high-speed railway line is being constructed between Perpignan in France and Figueras in Spain. The rail link is known as the 'International Section' and will cover a distance of 44.4km including the 8.2km double-bore Perthus tunnel through the Pyrenees. The link will form part of the Ligne a Grande Vitesse sud-Europeenne. The contract for the design, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the high-speed line was awarded to TP Ferro Concesionaria S.A. Details are given of the costs and technical characteristics of the project and the tunnel, which is being bored using a tunnel boring machine.


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  • Pagination: 35-40
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  • Accession Number: 01045817
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Apr 5 2007 12:20PM