Category Archives: France

Marseille Metro (Métro de Marseille)

Marseille Metro Map

Marseille Metro Information Marseille Metro is a very regular, clean and cheap means of public transportation in the city that is also fully integrated to the overall transportation network. The fact that it is completely air-conditioned makes for good news for the commuters and visitors planning on visiting the city during the summer months. The… Read More »

Toulouse Metro (Métro de Toulouse)

Toulouse Metro Information The Metro service in Toulouse has been set up to serve this French city along with some of the neighbouring suburban areas. The network comprises two metro lines that are predominantly underground. Lines A and B, operating over a combined route length of twenty-eight kilometers, features as many as thirty-eight stations. In order… Read More »

Rennes Metro

Rennes Metro Information The Metro service in Rennes, modeled on the Siemens VAL transportation technology commenced operation in the month of March in the year 2002. The service, at present, has just one line- Line A. Travel between the two terminals takes a mere sixteen minutes while lift services are available at all the stations.… Read More »

Paris Metro

Paris Metro System Paris metro is a rapid transit system serving the Paris Metropolitan area and is the second busiest metro system in Europe. It began operations on 19th July 1900 and presently has a system length of 214 kilometers and has 16 lines serving 303 stations. In terms of density, it is also one… Read More »

Lille Metro (Métro de Lille)

Lille Metro Information The Lille metro entered its name in the record books for, it was the first metro station in the world to use the VAL system. With a grand entrance, the metro began operations in the year 1983. With the VAL system in use, it was  the only metro system to boast a… Read More »

Lyon Metro

Picture of Lyon Metro Train

Lyon Metro Information Drawing inspiration from the Montreal Metro in Canada, the Lyon Metro began operations a few years later, in the year 1978. The metro system operates on 4 lines, serving a total of 40 stations. The rapid transit line is a part of the Transports en Commun Lyonnais system and has a daily… Read More »