CERTIFER have been selected as the Independent Safety Assessor of the first tramway line in the region of La Réunion (France).
The Runrail project is the first public light rail transportation system in La Reunion region. The first section will link Bertin (Saint-Denis) and Duparc (Sainte-Marie) stations in less than 20 minutes. Considered as a strategic priority, the construction work will start early 2021 and last three years. Thanks to the commissioning of RunRail scheduled for 2024, the quality of life of the 30,000 users per day will be improved with the commissioning. Then, the following years, the tramway ridership is expected to grow to 60,00 daily users.
The region of la Réunion have awarded CERTIFER Island's first tramway project. In this framework, CERTIFER will carry out the independent safety assessment for the Global transportation system, Rolling stock, Control-Command and Signaling, Infrastructure, Electric traction energy subsystems.