Accommodating longer trains to provide more seating.
2016 – start of construction
2020 – start of operations
2021 – end of construction
At the moment, the parking area to the west of Lausanne station is incompatible with the extension to the station platforms. In fact, the Paleyres area to the east is not big enough to take 400-metre trains.
For this reason, we want to add three sidings for long-distance trains.
We are creating three 400-metre sidings that will enable long-distance trains to be parked;
We are widening the four lanes of the Montolivet road underpass;
We are also widening the platform and creating a supporting wall to the south.
We are working on these measures as a priority because they are vital to the development of national and international railway services.
The estimated cost is CHF 36 million (± 10%)
2/3 of the funding is provided by the service agreement between SBB and the Swiss Confederation, while the remaining 1/3 will come from the high-speed routes.