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Île-de-France tramway Line 6 (usually called simply T6) is part of the modern tram network of the Île-de-France region of France. Line T6 connects Châtillon – Montrouge Paris Métro station and Viroflay-Rive-Droite station, south-west of Paris. Line T6 has the specificity of being one of the Île-de-France's two rubber-tyred tramway lines. The line has a length of 14 km (8.7 mi) and 21 stations.[1] It opened to the public on 13 December 2014.[1] The line was extended by 2.6 km (1.6 mi) (including a tunnel of 1.6 km (0.99 mi)) and two stations in May 2016.[1]

Tramway T6
Tramways in Île-de-France Île-de-France tramway Line 6
57,900 T6 Vélizy Translohr n°621 par Cramos.JPG
Overview
TypeTram
SystemTramways in Île-de-France
StatusOpen
TerminiChâtillon – Montrouge
Gare de Viroflay-Rive-Droite
Stations21[1]
Ridershipapprox. 22 million journeys per year (forecast)
Operation
Opened
OwnerRATP
Operator(s)RATP
Rolling stock28 Translohr STE6[1]
Technical
Line length14[1] km (8.7 mi)
Track gaugeNone, central guide rail
Stations

Châtillon - Montrouge
Paris MétroParis Métro Line 13
reversing crossover
Vauban
Centre de Châtillon
Parc André Malraux
reversing crossover
Division Leclerc
Soleil Levant
Hôpital Béclère
Tramways in Île-de-FranceÎle-de-France tramway Line 10
← Place du Garde
Croix de Berny →
D2
Mail de la Plaine
Pavé Blanc
Georges Pompidou
Georges Millandy
Meudon-la-Forêt
Vélizy 2
reversing crossover
Dewoitine
Inovel Parc Nord
depôt access crossover
Depôt
Louvois
Mairie de Vélizy
L'Onde
reversing crossover
Robert Wagner
Viroflay-Rive-Gauche
RERRER C TransilienTransilien
ParisVersailles railway
Viroflay-Rive-Droite
TransilienTransilien

Line T6 is operated by the Régie autonome des transports parisiens (RATP) under the autority of Île-de-France Mobilités.[1]

RouteEdit

 
Schematic map of Line T6

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Viroflay : le tramway T6 entre en gare" (in French). 27 May 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2019.