Lyon Transit Photos

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Lyon is the third-largest city and the second-largest urban area in France. It has a large modern tram network, a four-line metro, two funiculars, trolleybuses, and regular buses. Overall, a well-rounded transit system

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Lyon has 4 metro lines. One is automated, with a second one to be converted to automation. One metro line is a former rack railway, with part of it still employing the rack for part of its length to climb the steep grade.



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Lyon has a growing modern tram network the complements the metro system. The cars are supposed to represent silkworms from Lyon’s silk industry past.

Trolleybus & Regular Bus

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Lyon has a rather large trolleybus network that is complemented by traditional buses.




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Two funiculars remain in Lyon. Both start at Vieux Lyon, connecting with metro line D.