Lausanne railway station: where people flows dictate the layout

Project overview

Lausanne railway station is to be expanded in order to double its passenger capacity and ensure safe operation. Studies of people flows in the overall environment of the railway station result in the chosen layout with wider and longer platforms, three generous lateral arcades, one longitudinal arcade and a large distribution area below Bahnhofplatz.

Our services

People flow analyses with layout specifications, design of optimal support structure and choice of construction methods, development of construction phases under continued operation of railway station. From study to planning application.

Expertise involved

Railway stations, Transportation planning

Client

Swiss Federal Railways, SBB Infrastructure