Île-de-France tramway Line 2

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     Tramway T2
Tramway-T.svg Logo Paris tram ligne2.svg
Overview
Stations 24
Ridership 19,900,000 journeys per year
Operation
Opening 1997 (1997)
(last extension in 2012)
Rolling stock Alstom Citadis
Technical
Line length 17.9 km (11.1 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Route map
Pont de Bezons
Seine
Parc Pierre Lagravère
La Marine Shops
Victor Basch
Jacqueline Auriol
Charlebourg [T]({{[1]}})
Les Fauvelles
Faubourg de l'Arche
La Défense (M)(1) (RER)(A) [T]({{[1]}})({{[1]}})
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Belvédère
Suresnes Longchamp
Seine
Les Coteaux
Les Milons
Parc de Saint-Cloud (M)(10)
Musée de Sèvres (M)(9)
Brimborion
Meudon-sur-Seine
Les Moulineaux
Issy-les-Moulineaux Shops
Jacques-Henri Lartigue
Issy – Val de Seine (RER)(C)
Seine
Henri Farman
Suzanne Lenglen (3a) (M)(8)
Porte d'Issy (3a)
Porte de Versailles (3a) (M)(12)

Tramway line T2 (Trans Val-de-Seine) is a tramway in Île-de-France. It connects Porte de Versailles, Paris, with Pont de Bezons via La Défense.

History[edit]

The stop Parc de Saint-Cloud in 2009
The same location in 1982

The line opened in 1997, mostly on converted SNCF right-of-way, and has since been extended twice. The first extension, in 2009, took the line into Paris, from the previous southern terminus of Issy Val-de-Seine to Porte de Versailles. In 2012 a northwest extension from La Défense to Bezons, along boulevard Mission Marchand (Courbevoie - La Garenne Colombes) and boulevard Charles de Gaulle (Colombes) opened. Journey time from Bezons to La Défense is expected to be 12 minutes.

Because of the success of this line (115,000 people use it daily[1]) the trams were doubled in length in 2005, raising the capacity of each tram to 440 passengers.

Route[edit]

Gallery[edit]

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