Colas' railway subsidiary Colas Rail, Britain, was awarded a €42m contract for the construction of the entire line. This includes building the station platforms, laying track, and installing power systems as well as the extension of the current train storage area. 80% of the line will be planted to reduce the use of concrete and watering requirements. Work will begin at the end of 2018 for delivery mid-2021.
A consortium of British road company TPPL and Colas subsidiary’s Colas Projects and Colas Centre-Ouest secured one of the three urban road improvement projects related to the second tramway line. The West Sector contract involves the completion of development work on both sides of the tramway as well as paving along the right-of-way, for a total of €20.7m. Work will begin in May 2020 with completion due in June 2022.