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Lille Metro

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The Lille Metro (Métro de Lille) is a driverless metro located in Lille, France. [1]

22 relations: Alstom, Belgium, Bus, France, Gare de Lille Flandres, Lille, Lille tramway, Lionel Jospin, List of metro systems, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Platform screen doors, Rapid transit, Roubaix, Rubber-tyred metro, Rush hour, Siemens, Tourcoing, Tram, Transpole, Véhicule Automatique Léger, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, Wasquehal.


Alstom is a French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, active in the fields of passenger transportation, signalling and locomotives, with products including the AGV, TGV, Eurostar, and Pendolino high-speed trains, in addition to suburban, regional and metro trains, and Citadis trams.

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Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.

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A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Gare de Lille Flandres

Lille Flandres is the main railway station of Lille, capital of French Flanders.

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Lille (Rijsel; Rysel) is a city at the northern tip of France, in French Flanders.

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Lille tramway

The Lille tramway (Tramway de Lille) is a public transit system in the city of Lille in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.

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Lionel Jospin

Lionel Jospin (born 12 July 1937) is a French politician, who served as Prime Minister of France from 1997 to 2002.

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List of metro systems

This list of metro systems includes electrified rapid transit train systems worldwide.

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Nord-Pas-de-Calais (is a former administrative region of France. Since 1 January 2016, it is part of the new region Hauts-de-France. It consisted of the departments of Nord and Pas-de-Calais. Nord-Pas-de-Calais borders the English Channel (west), the North Sea (northwest), Belgium (north and east) and Picardy (south). The majority of the region was once part of the historical (Southern) Netherlands, but gradually became part of France between 1477 and 1678, particularly during the reign of king Louis XIV. The historical French provinces that preceded Nord-Pas-de-Calais are Artois, French Flanders, French Hainaut and (partially) Picardy. These provincial designations are still frequently used by the inhabitants. With its 330.8 people per km2 on just over 12,414 km2, it is a densely populated region, having some 4.1 million inhabitants, 7% of France's total population, making it the fourth most populous region in the country, 83% of whom live in urban communities. Its administrative centre and largest city is Lille. The second largest city is Calais, which serves as a major continental economic/transportation hub with Dover of Great Britain away; this makes Nord-Pas-de-Calais the closest continental European connection to the Great Britain. Other major towns include Valenciennes, Lens, Douai, Béthune, Dunkirk, Maubeuge, Boulogne, Arras, Cambrai and Saint-Omer. Numerous films, like Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis.

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Platform screen doors

Platform screen doors (PSDs) and platform edge doors (PEDs) at train or subway stations separate the platform from the train.

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Rapid transit

Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.

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Roubaix is a city in Northern France, located in the Lille metropolitan area.

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Rubber-tyred metro

A rubber-tyred metro, also spelled rubber-tired metro, is a form of rapid transit system that uses a mix of road and rail technology.

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Rush hour

A rush hour (American English, British English) is a part of the day during which traffic congestion on roads and crowding on public transport is at its highest.

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Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.

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Tourcoing is a city in northern France.

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A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Transpole is the public transport operator for the Lille Métropole, the metropolitan area surrounding the city of Lille in northern France.

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Véhicule Automatique Léger

Véhicule Automatique Léger (automatic light vehicle), or VAL is a type of automatic rubber-tyred people mover technology, based on an invention by Professor Robert Gabillard from the Université Lille Nord de France.

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Villeneuve-d'Ascq is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

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Wasquehal (traditional pronunciation; currently common pronunciation) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lille_Metro

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