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DESCRIPTION
Marseille metro network consists in 2 lines (M1, M2); it's mostly underground and it's operated by rubber tyres metro vehicles.
M1 opened in 1977 (La Rose-Saint-Charles) and it was extended in 1978 (Saint-Charles-Castellane), 1992 (Castellane-La Timone) and 2010 (La Timone-La Fourragere). M1 is almost totally underground with the exceptions of a ground level intermediate section (located between Saint Just and Malpassè) and the terminal elevated section (viaduct) approaching La Rose/Technopole.
M2 opened in 1984 (Castellane-Joliette) and it was extended in 1986 (Castellane-Ste. Marguerite) and 1987 (Joliette-Bourgainville.
Lines M1 and M2 interchange at Castellane and Gare St. Charles (railway station). M2 is almost totally underground, except for the 2 terminal viaduct sections (approaching Bougainville ans Saint Marguirete Dromels stops).
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
HISTORY
datesection nameline
22-11-1977La Rose-Saint-CharlesM1
11-03-1978Saint-Charles-CastellaneM1
05-09-1992Castellane-La TimoneM1
06-05-2010La Timone-La FourragereM1
03-03-1984Castellane-JolietteM2
01-02-1986Castellane-Ste. MargueriteM2
14-02-1987Joliette-BourgainvilleM2
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
TECHNICAL DATA
Single line length (Km)
M1:12.7
M2:8.9
Single line stops
M1:18
M2:12
Single line avg. distance (km)
M1:0.75
M2:0.8
Total track length (km)
21.6
Total network stops
28
Avg. stop net distance (km)
0.80
Type
rubber tyres
Current/Voltage
750 V DC
Guide/gauge
standard gauge rails (1435 mm)
Vehicles builder
ALSTOM
Model
MPM76
Operator
RTM
(last modified February 19, 2017 )
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metro - marseille; By Maximilian Dorrbecker (Chumwa) (Own work) [CC BY-SA 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons
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