Transport and Maintenance

Erdgastransporte 2009-2019

Transportation Capacity

The transport capacities of the Transitgas system are shared between the two shareholders Swissgas AG and FluxSwiss sagl. The two shareholders manage the transport capacities of approx. 18 billion normal cubic metres from Wallbach/Germany and approx. 8 billion normal cubic metres from Oltingue/France.

The Transitgas system has been adapted in 2017 to transport volumes from GriesPass/Italy to Switzerland, Germany and France.

Annual Maintenance Plan

The maintenence plan has only orientation meaning. Changes are always possible.

2019

  • Three exposures of the TRG1 pipeline (Rhein – Wallbach) due to corrosion. These were performed on the Hügelheim – Wallbach section following ultrasonic pigging in 2017
  • Performance of cleaning and MFL+geometric pigging on 6 pigging sections
  • Renovation of four river crossings
  • Renovation of hot water pipes for pre-heating of fuel gas and other purposes
  • Upgrading of a gas turbine, including replacement of the instrumentation and control panel
  • Replacement of main slide-gate drives at 3 stations
  • Installation and commissioning of a remote CP monitoring system
  • Development and commissioning of a replacement dispatching system

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