It addresses several mobility challenges: encourage the use of public transport locally, further improve connections between Essonne and Val-de-Marne, and improve traffic flows between Paris and the southern suburbs.
Useful informations :
- Départements 91 and 94
- Connections with RER C and D
- Future connections with M14 extension / M15, M18 / Bus 393
Trams will run every 4 minutes during peak hours, and every 8 minutes during off-peak hours.
- The tramway extension will facilitate connections with the RER C (Rungis la Fraternelle and the Juvisy-sur-Orge transport hub), RER D (Juvisy-sur- Orge transport hub), metro line M7 (Villejuif- Louis Aragon transfer hub), TVM (Trans Val-de-Marne) and numerous bus lines. It will also serve the Orly Airport.
- Ultimately, tramway T7 will connect with the Grand Paris Express network via three metro lines: the M14 extension at Rungis International Market (MIN) and Orly; the M18 at the Orly Airport station, and the future M15, at the Villejuif-Louis Aragon terminus.
Trams will circulate between 5 a.m. and 12:30 a.m.
- A population basin of 49,000 residents.
- Connection with the Juvisy intermodal transport hub; facilitates access to the Orly-Rungis economic zone. Traffic forecasts suggest that numerous Essonne residents will opt for public transport.
- February 2010: approval of the prior consultation report by the Île-de-France Mobilités board of directors
- July-October 2012: approval of the project’s functional diagram and public hearings support documents by the Île-de-France Mobilités board of directors
- May-June 2013: public hearings
- November 2013: declaration of public utility
- 2014-2015: pre-project draft design studies
- 2016: detailed design studies
- 2017-2018: construction work begins
The studies are being conducted by Île-de-France Mobilités and the City of Paris.
Île-de-France Mobilités is the contracting authority for the line extension.
Project costs and financing
The cost of the tramway extension is estimated at 223m € (2011 value) for infrastructure.