307 million euros, including 123 co-financed by the Region, the State and the European Union, is the sum that the SNCF will invest in 2022 in favor of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté rail network.
The Côte-d’Or will capture 47 million with among the major projects the modernization of the track between Les Laumes and Mâlain for 20 million, the modernization of the Perrigny-Gevrey marshalling area for 7 million, the modernization of the sub- Verrey-sous-Salmaise electrical station for 1.6 million and of course the end of the Dijon-Ville station accessibility project for 3.6 million in 2022.
The end of very major works at Dijon-Ville station
In total, the SNCF will have invested nearly 40 million euros since the summer of 2020 in these works, which affect platforms 1 to 5 in particular. five elevators in service.
Jérôme Grand Regional Director of SNCF Réseau in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. “We are going to put these lifts into service in February, then there will be a small phase of work this summer to replace the awning on platform A. At the end of the summer, Dijon station will be completely renovated from floor to ceiling. with brand new platforms, accessible to people with reduced mobility. I think this is a great satisfaction for everyone and especially for travellers”.
The SNCF also announces that 3.8 million euros will be put on the table to secure level crossings and improve the night visibility of the 938s in our region. In particular, LED lighting will be installed on the barriers.
The end of glyphosate and the arrival of LEDs at the SNCF
SNCF-Réseau, which has not used glyphosate since the end of 2021 to weed its tracks, has also signed two partnerships with the Chamber of Agriculture and hunters to try to keep farm animals and game away. tracks and a fortiori trains. Because in the event of shocks, the bill can rise very quickly for the SNCF, not to mention the delays caused for travellers.
Find this report in the 6/9 of France Bleu Bourgogne this Wednesday, January 19, 2022 (98.3 or 103.7)