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Poma 2000

Poma 2000
Overview
Locale Laon
Transit type People mover
Number of lines 1
Number of stations 3
Daily ridership 2500
Operation
Began operation 1989
Number of vehicles 4
Technical
System length 1.5 km (0.9 mi)

The Poma 2000 in Laon, France, is an automated guideway transit, a cable-driven people mover which runs between the railway station and the city hall (1.5 km, max. gradient 13%, descending 100 m).

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • Stations 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Overview

There are three stations. Opened in 1989 replacing a former rack rail tram line (1899–1971), it runs on rubber tyres on a metallic track at a 2.5 min headway. Four vehicles are used by the system, and each of them can carry 33 passengers at a maximum speed of 35 km/h. The maximum capacity is 900 passengers/hour, and the current ridership is about 2500 passengers/day.

The system runs every day from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday and every day in Summer. Going from the station Gare to the station Hôtel de Ville takes 3.5 min.

Stations

Geographically accurate map of the Poma 2000.

See also

External links

  • TUL - TRANSPORT URBAIN LAONNOIS - POMA - AISNE PICARDIE
  • poma - Images of the Poma 2000



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