Once again this week, metro B will not run on Wednesday August 17 after 9:15 p.m. The reason: the line continues its extension work to Saint-Genis-Laval on certain evenings in August, including this Wednesday.
New evening with modified timetables for line B of the metro, this Wednesday, August 17. Since Saturday, June 25, “metro B has taken a major step with the commissioning of new driverless lines, which will increase the line’s capacity by 30% and offer a frequency of up to 2 minutes during peak hours“, explains the Sytral.
From now on, the development work will focus on the development up to Saint-Genis-Laval. “This extension requires work to be continued on the whole of line B“, details a press release.
The TCLs set up relay buses
Thus, for eight evenings in August, including Wednesday August 17, line B will close at 9:15 p.m. to allow the extension work to continue. The TCL indicate that the last departure from Charpennes towards Gare d’Oullins is at 9:15 p.m. and the last departure from Gare d’Oullins towards Charpennes is at 9:25 p.m. Relay buses with a frequency of ten minutes are however set up, explains the operator of public transport in Lyon.