Description Change this. Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (French: Aéroport Lyon Saint-Exupéry), formerly known as Lyon Satolas Airport, is the. The Lyon-Satolas Station is the terminus for the TGV trains connecting the airport to the city of Lyon, 30 kilometers to the south. The almost forty. Lyon-Satolas Airport Railway Station The Population of France – 63 million West of France is United Kingdom and the city of London – French %, rapidly.

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The closest parking for the TGV station is car park P6. Notify me of new comments airpott email. The upper arch of the column is a triangular box section steel, while the two lower arches are composed of steel pipes.

Retrieved from ” https: The building is mostly a combination of concrete and steel. Unlike what usually happens at the terminals of air and land transport where directions are indicated to the user through conventional signs contained in crates, Calatrava opt for a fully differentiated functionally specialized disposal receptacles indicate the identity and position of spaces through the configuration of the enclosure.

The progressive narrowing creates dynamic feeling, and to evoke a strong image of flight, he uses the design of the overhead skylights. The structure was drilled at ground level, including niches for light fixtures. The station is located in Satolas, France, built in In the contest aitport, French Railways SNCFRegion Rhone Alpes and Lyon Chamber of Commerce and Industry CCIL made it clear that besides being easy to use should become a symbolic and attractive building that represents the gateway to the region and would be part of a campaign to promote trade through improved transport.


In this sketches not only show his interest raiilway overall form and shape, it also shows the problem of solar heat gain through the structure. The steel parts that are part of the cover are provided with lyn-satolas dark hue, unusual detail in the works of Calatrava. The underutilisation of the station has led to lower access charges than for the busier downtown stations, leading to low-cost operator Ouigo making it part of its network.

This airport is historically the first to be served aorport a high-speed station. The adjacent pair of beams jumps feet above the highest and glass lobby of the station and service core located east. This dynamic rallway of the skylights brings the natural lights stwtion enhance the interior space. By train, the station is served directly by TGV from Paris and other cities, and by local trains.

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And I think this is really important to me to learn more about using principles and elements into my design works. Adjacent to the hall a service building, made of concrete with a steel and glass wall facing the central hall is located. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Calatrava’s expressive railway station hall is built astride raikway existing TGV high-speed train track adjacent to Lyon airport.

The glass walls that form the lobby, are formed by panels with a width of eight feet. Lack of interconnection with Lyon’s urban transport network is frequently cited for the station’s low usage.

Click the book title to view and to order direct from. Calatrava insists this was not its origin: Email required Address never made public. The roof is glazed in some sections and other stuffed with prefabricated concrete sections, such as the cover over the platforms.


The Exterior Views- two converging steel arches meters long and 40 meters high.

The station has six tracks laid in a cutting. The Lyon-Saint-Exupery, initially called Satolas station is the terminus of the TGV trains connecting the airport with the city of Lyon, 24 kilometers south, the first airport that connects directly to the European System of Trains High Speed. All links outside galinsky will open staton a new window. The main “advantage” of the station is for travellers, arriving by plane, who are travelling onwards to the east.

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Originally in the side of the central four-way crosswalk were constructed, two on each side, covered by a lattice of concrete were added but then other two outside the lobby.

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Arriving from the airport, one enters the hall from a connecting pier, arriving at the ‘back of the bird’, at an elevated level.