The new line provides a connection with the south and east of the city while bypassing the city centre.

T6 also connects with metro lines B and D, light rail lines T1, T2, T4 and T5, and 14 bus lines.

The line is built along a greenway for 70% of its route, providing more vegetation through the city, and also features a cycleway along its entire length.

Work on the project began at the end of 2016. LRVs are operating at 10-minute intervals during peak periods, with an end-to-end journey time of 21 minutes.

In May, Lyon public transport authority Sytral launched a six-week public consultation on proposals to T6 north to the La Doua university campus, completing a light rail circle within the city’s inner ring road.

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