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

Picto Twitter T6 80 x 80 pixelsThe 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

Tramway T6 - extérieur et intérieurTHE T6 TRAM LINE IN FIGURES

Tyre-based tramway
• Total route of 14 km, of which 1.6km will be underground
21 stations, 2 of them underground
• Service frequency: 1 tram every 4 minutes in peak periods and every 7 minutes at other times
Easy transfers to metro line 13 (Châtillon-Montrouge), RER C (Viroflay RG), SNCF’s Transilien service (Viroflay RG and Viroflay RD) as well as several bus services
6 communes served: Châtillon, Clamart, Fontenay-aux-Roses, Meudon, Vélizy-Villacoublay and Viroflay
Montrouge, Malakoff and Le Plessis-Robinson will also benefit from their proximity to this service

Journey time from one end of the line to the other will be 40 minutes.












> T6 tram map

T8 : from Saint-Denis to Epinay and Villetaneuse - service due to start in late 2014

Picto Twitter T8 80 x 80 pixelsTram 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


• Total route of 8.5 km
17 stations, including 3 terminals
• Service frequency: 1 tram every 3 minutes on the shared trunk route and every 6 minutes on each branch at peak times
Easy transfers to metro line 13, RER C and D, the T1 tramway, the future Tangentielle Nord railway link, SNCF’s Transilien service and several bus services
3 communes linked: Saint-Denis, Epinay-sur-Seine and Villetaneuse, with a total population of 143,000 benefiting directly from the project


> T8 tram map


Find out more about the future T8 tramway pending the opening:

> The future T8 tramway enters a new phase *
> Fancy for a Café TRAM'Y?
> A step forward for the future T8 tramway
> T8: your lines are changing their routes
> New carriages for T7 and T8

The plans for the creation of the T8 tramway in our Extending the Network section **


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