TCL: metro A evacuated in emergency in Lyon, two tram lines stopped
Through Nicholas Zaugra
updated on 1 Feb 23 at 13:22
Many suspicious packages lead to traffic disruptions on the TCL network this Wednesday, February 1 at the start of the afternoon, in Greater Lyon.
The metro line A is disrupted because of a suspicious package. It runs from Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie to Charpennes Charles-Hernu and is interrupted from Charpennes to Perrache. A return to normal is expected for 2:30 p.m. “The stations from Masséna to Perrache are no longer served in both directions of traffic. A suspicious package is present on the line”, indicate the TCL on their site.
Disrupted traffic on trams
On the T1 and T2 tram lines, the presence of suspicious packages also paralyzes traffic this Wednesday afternoon.
The T1 line runs between Debourg and Hôtel de Région Montrochet stations, then between Quai Claude Bernard and IUT Feyssine. Stations from Sainte-Blandine to Perrache are no longer served in both directions. The resumption of traffic is estimated at 3 p.m.
The line T2, which shares part of its route with T1, is also paralyzed by the presence of this suspicious package. An exceptional terminus is planned at the Center Berthelot stop.
The stations from Perrache to Hôtel de Région Montrochet are no longer served in both directions. The resumption of normal traffic is estimated at 3 p.m. ”, according to TCL.
Note that the F2 funicular line does not run until 4 p.m. this Wednesday due to a computer failure.
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