Client: CUB Mission Tramway
The Communauté Urbaine de Bordeaux is about to install a tram line on French national railway premises parallel to the existing single rail track; this project could evolve into a tramtrain on the national rail network serving Bordeaux, Le Bouscat, Bruges, Blanquefort and Parempuyre.
TYSIA as construction manager for the tram extension subcontracted to TTK a study on op-erational questions regarding the named extension.
This study was undertaken aided by the computer simulation tool OpenTrack. Among the typical questions for which OpenTrack was used in testing the scenarios (in terms of infrastructure and operations) were:
Study of operational questions in support of construction management of the tramway extension