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Cours Charlemagne, station Suchet © (c) Jérôme Boucherat (2019)

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Tramway T2 : works resume after Covid19 restrictions

As of 11 May, SYTRAL (the Lyon public transit authority) was able to resume works on the extension of tramway line T2 to Montrochet-Hôtel de Région station. The goal is to improve service to the Confluence district and offer passengers greater comfort.

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Launched in 2018 as part of the “Let’s Open Perrache” project, works have resumed to extend tramway line T2 south from Cours Suchet street. The works include:

  • Diverting the water supply network on the streets Cours Charlemagne and Rue Montrochet (11 May to 26 June)
  • Creating a reversing zone south of the Regional Council building (Rue Montrochet)
  • Redesigning the Hôtel de Région-Montrochet station
     

The impact for people in the Confluence area:

  • Service on tram line T1: normal
  • Car traffic prohibited on Cours Charlemagne between Rue Casimir-Périer and François Mitterrand Esplanade
  • One-way car traffic on Rue Montrochet (between Cours Charlemagne and Rue Smith)
     

Find out more about the project on sytral.fr

Find out more about the impact of works on onlymoov.com