Metro Lyon: circuit, photos, description
The public transport system, which opened in1978 in the French city of Lyon, called the Gare de Lyon underground and includes four lines. The length of the underground route of nearly 32 km, and passenger services operate 44 stations. Only a fifth of the Lyon subway line runs above ground, making it a full-fledged underground. For more than half a million of the city, this form of public transport substantially solve the problem of traffic jams on city streets during peak hours.
Four Lyons subway lines have lettersdesignations and their color schemes on public transport. "Red" Line A begins in the historical center at the railway station Perrache and continue to the eastern suburbs.
The route is marked in purple and runs along the right bank of the Rhone River, Lyon crosses from south to north.
With the shortest line and applied to the scheme of orange. It connects the central and northern parts of the town.
"Green" branch D is the longest inMetro Lyon and laid deeper than all the rest underground. It crosses the city from the northwest to southeast direction. Line D is the only subway in Lyon is equipped with escalators and trains on it are controlled remotely from the depot. The compositions on "green" line formed by two cars equipped with sensory system of closing doors and security system, which controls foreign objects and objects on the tracks.
Hours Metro Lyon
Lyon Metro Station open to enterPassengers at 5 o'clock in the morning. Recent Visitors take all the lines to 0.30, except for a final stop Cuire on the line C, which closes at 21.00.
Intervals metro trains movement on all of LyonLines are one after 21.00 and is 11 minutes. In the daytime waiting for the train on the line A will have from 3 to 6 minutes at line B - about 7 minutes, and the lines C and D serve passengers in a composition mode in 9-11 minutes.
Tickets for the Metro Lyon
The fare on the subway made by Lyonpurchase tickets at the ticket offices and machines, installed at the stations. To save money should I buy a pass for unlimited travel, valid for the day. If the plans of visitors to the city - Stop for a few days, will significantly reduce the cost of buying traffic ticket for three or more days.