Good launches T2 and divulges particulars of future T4 and tram-train plans

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Alstom has provided its newest Citadis X05 low-floor automobiles for the second tramline of Good’s tramway. Picture courtesy of Alstom

Good Mayor Christian Estrosi inaugurated the 2km (1.2-mile) jap extension of tramline T2 from Magnan to Jean Médecin within the metropolis centre on 28 June; the route consists of two new underground stations and gives interchange with tramline T1.

The preliminary 7.1km (Four.Four-mile) part of the road, Magnan – Cadam, opened in June 2018. This was prolonged by 1.9km (1.2 miles) from Grand Arénas to Good Côte d’Azur Airport in December. The ultimate eastward part to Port Lympia is because of open earlier than the tip of the yr.

An accelerated programme has additionally been introduced for town’s fourth tramline, with the mayor saying that the brand new 6.2km (three.9-mile) westward line with 15 stations could be prepared by 2026. Additional particulars of the brand new EUR212m line to Cagnes-sur-Mer, initially deliberate to open in 2030, have been unveiled on 27 June, suggesting 5 – 6 new park-and-ride websites.

A tram-train mission is proposed to alleviate site visitors congestion on one of many principal roads into town, that includes 4km (2.5 miles) of latest tramway from the present northern line 1 terminus to Quartier Pasteur and 3km (1.9 miles) of route utilizing SNCF tracks on the Good – Breil-sur-Roya line to Drap-Cantaron, the place a big park-and-ride website can be constructed. This estimated EUR190m mission may carry 43 600 passengers/day.

 

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