A Systra-led consortium has been awarded a contract for the project management of a second LRT line (Line B) in Brest, France, as well as an electric Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line and multimodal transport hubs.
Brest Métropole selected Systra as the leader of the Mobi-Brest consortium which includes SCE, B3I, LA/BA, Forma-6 and Ferrand-Sigal as joint contractors, with four sub-contractors: Copenhagenize, Toolz, AUAS and Artgéo.
The second tram line will be 5.3km long and will have 11 stations. A fleet of 10 30m-long LRVs will operate on the new line, with stations designed for 40m units.
The new line will connect with Line A which opened in 2012 and already carries 36,000 passengers per day. The development of that project was also undertaken by Systra.
The construction of Line B and the BRT are in line with the city’s energy and climate plan, which favours electric modes of transport in the Brest region.
Commissioning is expected to be in 2026.
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