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Site of the future Villejuif station celebrates the arrival of the tunnel boring machines

Under the artistic direction of José-Manuel Gonçalvès, KM8 is a unique and unifying event on the site of the future Villejuif station - Gustave-Roussy Institute of Grand Paris express which opens its doors, in this exceptional setting, to the public.

In line with the construction site calendar, artistic, cultural and festive gatherings are intended to unite local energies around the construction sites. These meetings, entitled "KM" - symbol of the kilometers to cover until the Grand Paris Express is put into service - bring together inhabitants, workers and living forces of the territory around popular demonstrations.

On the occasion of KM8, the Société du Grand Paris exceptionally opens the doors to the site of the future Villejuif Institut Gustave-Roussy station to celebrate the passage of the tunnel boring machines on line 14 south and line 15 south.

For local residents, residents and those curious about this major project, artistic performances accompany and highlight technical prowess such as the launch of a tunnel boring machine or the shifting of a slab, underway on construction sites, which are being transformed in festive and popular territory for an evening.

🕒 Saturday February 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
📍 Construction site of the future Villejuif station - Institut Gustave-Roussy
114, rue Édouard Vaillant in Villejuif (France)
Free shuttle access from metro 7 Villejuif - Paul Vaillant Couturier
📢 Program
— Unpublished pyrotechnic show designed by Groupe F
— Artistic lighting of the well crossed by the tunnel boring machines of the future lines 15 South and 14 South
— Jaffna's live music
— Archeology of the future exhibition which presents, through an original and illustrated exhibition route, all the elements that make up the site
— Installation by artist Iván Navarro
— Youth workshops
— Traditional bitumen leg offered to all
Event co-organized by the Société du Grand Paris and the RATP.
Free admission.

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