Facts and Figures

Operator TCL
System Type Metro
Year Opened 1978
# of Lines 4
# of Cars 73
Mileage 32.1 km
Gauge Standard
Stations 40
Power Third rail or overhead
Fare Media NFC cards
Data Date 2020
1st Visit 10/2019
Last Visit 10/2019
% Rode 100%

French Transit > Lyon

Lyon tcl logo-metro-full.svg

The metro of Lyon is frequent, fast and efficient. The system continues to grow. There are four lines. Three are rubber tired, the fourth is a rack railway for a part of its length.  

Line Route Comments
Lyon Metro Line A Perrache to
Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie
This line runs downt he spine of the city peninsula. It is a manually operated rubber-tired line
Lyon Metro Line B Charpennes to  Gare d'Oullins The line connects with the city's main railway station (Part-Dieu). It is undergoing converstion to automation, and is rubber-tired.
Lyon Metro Line C Hotel de Ville to Cuire This line was oringally a rack line between 2 stations. It was extended to Hotel De Ville to link with Line A, and extended the other direction. The line remains a rack railway between Hotel De Ville and Croix-Rousse, then it is a simple rail adhesion railway.
Lyon Metro Line D Gare de Vaise to Gare de Venissieux This is the newest line with some of the most pleasent stations. The line is an automated rubber-tired metro.

Station listing in Alphabetical Order
NEW Station Name Routes Transfers # of 
New Photos
Bellecour Lyon Metro Line A Lyon Metro Line D   4 4
Charpennes Lyon Metro Line A Lyon Metro Line B T1, T4  6 6
Croix Paquet Lyon Metro Line C   10 10
Croix Rousse Lyon Metro Line C   5 5
Cuire Lyon Metro Line C   2 2
Debourg Lyon Metro Line B T1, T6  8 8
Gare De Oullins Lyon Metro Line B TER 10 10
Gare De Vaise Lyon Metro Line D TER 4 4
Gare De Venissieux Lyon Metro Line D T4, TER 7 7
Grange Blanche Lyon Metro Line D T2, T5  6 6
Guillotiere Lyon Metro Line D   3 3
Hotel De Ville Lyon Metro Line A Lyon Metro Line C     10 10
Jean Mace Lyon Metro Line B T2, TER 2 2
Parilly Lyon Metro Line D   10 10
Part Dieu Lyon Metro Line B  T1,T3,T4,
RhoneExp, SNCF 
4 4
Perrache Lyon Metro Line A  T1, T2, SNCF 5 5
Vaulx En Velin Lyon Metro Line A  T3, RhoneExp 6 6
Vieux Lyon Lyon Metro Line D Funiculars  5 5
Misc     2 2

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