A Multi-Services IT network for the Rennes underground


Within the framework of the construction of the second line of the Rennes underground network, SEMTCAR, the Owner recently awarded the consortium Telindus (leader) – Clemessy (co-contractor) the « Multi-Services IT network (MSIN)» work package.

The Multi-Services IT network proposed will be fully integrated, i.e. it will handle the transmission of the technical data and the security information for all the equipment relating to the stations’ infrastructure : video-surveillance, telephony, intercom, public address system, access control, passenger information, ticketing system, smoke extraction system, etc

Clemessy will carry out the supply, installation and connections, as well as the reflectometry work on the fibre optic cables along the whole line B of the underground (stations, tunnel, covered trench, viaduct) and partially on line A.

Telindus will be in charge of supplying and installing the network bays in the 15 stations, the 4 ventilation wells, the 3 park & rides, the 3 commercial agencies, the 3 bus stations and in the workshop garage of the underground line b. They will make it possible to put into service the core of the IT network, the configuration and administration of the Ethernet networks, the extension to the existing Ethernet network as well as the implementation of the wifi network across the 15 stations.

New underground at Rennes, pictures by Jean-Louis AUBERT for SEMTCAR

New underground at Rennes, pictures by Jean-Louis AUBERT for SEMTCAR