Orléans is one of the smaller cities that built a new tramway system, but its line A is one of the longest lines in France. The reason for this is quite simple: the main function of the tramway is the connection of the ancient city of Orléans with the satellite town La Source, 12 km further south. Therefore, large parts of the line are fast light rail sections. In contrast the city centre of Orléans is crossed right through a narrow pedestrian zone. East-West-Line B is ready since june 2012, the central part is equipped with ground-level power supply APS.
A Fleury-les-Aubrais Jules Verne - Hôpital de la Source (17,9 km)
B La Chapelle-St-Mesmin Georges Pompidou - St-Jean-de-Braye Clos du Hameau (11,3 km)
20/11/2000 A Fleury-les-Aubrais Jules Verne - De Gaulle - Hôpital de la Source (17,9 km)
29/06/2012 B La Chapelle-St-Mesmin Georges Pompidou - De Gaulle - St-Jean-de-Braye Clos du Hameau (11,3 km)
22 Alstom Citadis 301, delivered as from 2000
21 Alstom Citadis 302, delivered as from 2010
SEMTAO - http://www.semtao.fr/
Communauté de l'Agglomération Orléanaise - http://www.agglo-orleans.fr/
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