Press release
17.08.2009

The Tram-Tiss project group has been designated as the likely successful candidate to build the regional tram-train system on Reunion island

The Tram-Tiss project group, which notably comprises Colas, project leader, and Bouygues Travaux Publics, has been designated as the likely candidate to build the regional tram-train system on Reunion island, linking Saint-Paul and Sainte-Marie.

The project group also includes GTOI (Colas' regional subsidiary) and Colas Rail, Demathieu & Bard, Veolia Transport, Axa, Méridiam, Crédit Agricole de la Réunion, Société Générale, BFCOI, Bombardier Transport and RES Developpement.


The contract covers the construction of the 42-kilometer line and the supply of trains and trams in addition to the line's operation and maintenance over a 38-year period.

Work will begin in 2010. The Saint-Denis - Sainte-Marie segment will open at the end of 2013 and the complete line is due to be fully operational by the end of 2016. 

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Delphine Lombard
01 47 61 76 17 - lombard@siege.colas.fr