BESANÇON FRANCHE COMTÉ TGV

Auxon-Dessus, France | 2011 | Railway station
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A New and ecologic TGV Station

  • Client: SNCF Gares & Connexions
  • Prime Contractor: SNCF Gares & Connexions; AREP / JM. Duthilleul, E. Tricaud, F. Bonnefille, F. Couvert, architects
  • Delivery: 2011

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Echoing the citadel of Besançon, the stone walls of this new station spread out in the heart of a wooded, undulating landscape crossed by the Rhin-Rhône high-speed rail line.
Both Land Art and a functional design linking one means of transport to another, it introduces an elegant composition of walls and footbridges into the landscape.

Besançon Franche Comté TGV vidéo © AREP 2012 / Grzegorz Tomczak