Seine-Nord Europe Canal Company

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What is the Seine-Nord Europe Canal? What are its objectives and its ambition at the heart of the Region, France and Europe? 

The Canal at home

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Key figures

107 km

from Compiegne to Aubencheul-au-Bac

64 Commons

Hauts-de-France crossed

Up to 6000 people

mobilized on site

7 locks

including a junction lock with the Canal du Nord

3 canal bridges

including a 1 meter structure crossing the Somme

54 meters

wide and 4,5 meters deep

62 crossings

road and rail

10 docks

for transhipment of goods

7 meters

free height under bridges

1 water reservoir

of 14 million m3 north of Péronne

more than 1200 hectares

environmental improvements

25 km

lagoon banks

17,4 million tonnes

of goods transported by 2035

1 million

fewer trucks on the roads of France per year

50 million tonnes of CO2

avoided in 40 years

0 direct debit

in groundwater

100% recycled water

at the locks

850000 trees


45 spaces

for wildlife crossing

200 km

of banks accessible to walkers

75 km