T4 & T2 line Trams in Lyon, France - July 2016

User: Irish Rail Trains.
Language: French.
Date: July 2016.
City: Lyon (France).

The video shows

Transports en Commun Lyonnais (TCL)
Low-floor articulated tram 57, manufacturer Alstom, type Citadis 302, on tram line T4, in the direction towards Hôpital Feyzin Vénissieux.
Tram line T2, in the direction towards Perrache.

Description

The Lyon tramway comprises six lines, five lines operated by TCL and one by Rhônexpress in the city of Lyon in Rhône-Alpes, France. The original tramway network in Lyon was developed in 1879, and the modern network was built in 2001.

Line T1 opened in 2001, T2 opened in 2001, T3 opened at the end of 2006, line T4 opened in 2009, line Rhônexpress (airport connector) opened in 2010, and line T5 opened in 2012. The tramway system complements the Lyon metro and forms an integral part to the public transportation system (TCL) in Lyon. The network of 5 tram lines (T1-T5) operated by TCL runs 53.3 kilometres (33.1 mi), the single line operated by Rhônexpress runs for 22 kilometres (14 mi) (including approximately 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) shared with the T3 tram line). The network is currently served by 73 Alstom Citadis 302 trams.

Line T1 extends from Debourg to IUT Feyssine via Perrache, Part-Dieu Vivier-Merle and Charpennes. Line T2 runs from Perrache to Saint-Priest – Bel-Air via Jean-Macé, Grange-Blanche and Porte des Alpes. Line T3 goes from Part-Dieu - Villette to Meyzieu Z.I. via Vaulx – La Soie. T4 Line connects La Doua at the Clinic Feyzin via Charpennes, Part Dieu Villette, Jet d'Eau and Gare de Vénissieux.

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Links about trams in Lyon
Company: Transports en Commun Lyonnais (TCL)
Tram tickets from Lyon
Tram photos from Lyon
Videos about trams in Lyon

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