2014, the next year of the tram
After extending lines T1, T2 and T3 in 2012, and opening lines T5 and T7 in 2013, RATP is making 2014 the latest year of the tram by opening two new lines: T6 and T8. Its tram network will then be 105km long.
T6: from Châtillon to Viroflay - opening planned in two stages
The opening of tram line T6 is planned in two stages:
> On 13 December 2014 for the surface section (from Châtillon to Vélizy-Villacoublay)
> Spring 2016 for the underground section (from Vélizy-Villacoublay to Viroflay).
A Twitter account dedicated to the T6 tram line provides passengers with traffic updates: @T6_RATP
THE T6 TRAM LINE IN FIGURES
• Tyre-based tramway
Journey time from one end of the line to the other will be 40 minutes.
T8 : from Saint-Denis to Epinay and Villetaneuse - service due to start in late 2014
Tram line T8 is special in that it is operated over three branch lines.
It is also called TRAM’Y.
The opening of tram line T8 is planned on 16 December 2014.
A Twitter account dedicated to the T8 tram line provides passengers with traffic updates: @T8_RATP
THE T8 TRAM LINE IN FIGURES
• Total route of 8.5 km