Orléans Tramway

Tramway d'Orléans
Background
Locale Orléans, Centre
Transit type Tram
Number of lines 2
Number of stations 49
Daily ridership 42,000 (2010)
Operation
Began operation 2000
Operator(s) SETAO
Technical
System length 18 km (11.2 mi)
Track gauge

The Orléans tramway consists of two tramway lines in the city of Orléans, France. Line A is roughly north–south, and Line B roughly east–west. Lines cross at Place De Gaulle in the city centre.

Line A

This 18 km north–south line connects Fleury-les-Aubrais with Orleans La Source and has 24 stations. The line is served by 22 trams.[1]

Line B

A second 12 km 25 station east-west line was approved in 2005. The line connects the communes of La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin, Saint-Jean-de-la-Ruelle, Orléans, and Saint-Jean-de-Braye and opened in June 2012.[1][2] 21 Alstom Citadis 302 trams were ordered to provide the service.[2]

Ticketing

Several tram stops have ticket machines offering a variety of ticket types. As of February 2013, a standard single ticket cost €1.50. The same tickets can also be used on the local bus network.

References

See also

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