TILTEX – Port de Bouc
Owner = SNCF réseaux (French National railway authorities)
Installator = TRAFOREX
Surface = 1500 m² installed in two weeks
TILTEX® 10 has been installed by the company TRAFOREX on a vast slope beside a railway SNCF on the Port de Bouc – Martigues junction (France, 13).
This slope has collapsed during the 2019 autumn heavy rains and needed to be protected against erosion and stabilized for a couple of years before important works.
TILTEX® 10 has been fixed by TRAFOREX team with Gripple Terralock® which have been calculated with Eurocode norms. The rolls were unrolled with a crane from the top of the slope and fixed with Terralock® anchors by people working roped up.
This solution has been chosen against classical solution with spray concrete as SNCFhas made a saving of more than 30% of the budget without any stop for trains.
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