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Île-de-France tramway Line 2 (usually called simply T2) is part of the modern tram network of the Île-de-France region of France. Line T2 connects Paris-Porte de Versailles and Pont de Bezons serving notably the La Défense business district on its way. The line has a length of 17.9 km (11.1 mi) and 24 stations. The initial section between La Défense and Issy–Val de Seine station opened in July 1997 uses a former heavy rail line converted into light rail whereas the further extensions on both ends opened in November 2009 and November 2012 feature segregated on-street running.

Tramway T2
Tramways in Île-de-France Île-de-France tramway Line 2
T2 Entre les Milons et Parc de St Cloud P1000214.JPG
Overview
TypeTram
SystemTramways in Île-de-France
StatusOpen
TerminiParis-Porte de Versailles
Pont de Bezons
Stations24
Ridershipapprox. 20 million journeys per year
Operation
Opened
OwnerRATP
Operator(s)RATP
Rolling stock66 Alstom Citadis
Technical
Line length17.9 km (11.1 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Stations
Pont de Bezons
Parc Pierre Lagravère
La Marine Shops
Victor Basch
Jacqueline Auriol
Charlebourg
TransilienTransilien
Les Fauvelles
Faubourg de l'Arche
La Défense
Paris MétroParis Métro Line 1 RERRER A TransilienTransilienTransilien
Puteaux
TransilienTransilienTransilien
Belvédère
Suresnes Longchamp
Les Coteaux
Les Milons
Parc de Saint-Cloud
Paris MétroParis Métro Line 10
Musée de Sèvres
Paris MétroParis Métro Line 9
Brimborion
Meudon-sur-Seine
Les Moulineaux
Issy-les-Moulineaux Shops
Jacques-Henri Lartigue
Issy – Val de Seine
RERRER C
Henri Farman
Suzanne Lenglen
Tramways in Île-de-FranceÎle-de-France tramway Line 3a Paris MétroParis Métro Line 8
Porte d'Issy
Tramways in Île-de-FranceÎle-de-France tramway Line 3a
Porte de Versailles
Tramways in Île-de-FranceÎle-de-France tramway Line 3a Paris MétroParis Métro Line 12

Line T2 is operated by the Régie autonome des transports parisiens (RATP) under the authority of Île-de-France Mobilités.

Because of the success of this line (115,000 people use it daily[1]) the trams were doubled in length in 2005, raising the capacity of each tram to 440 passengers.

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Schematic map of Line T2

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