Summary: Railway operation updates due to COVID-19 – France (as of November 21, 2020)

Paris Metro Saint-Michel Station

France has been locked down nationwide for the second time since October 30, 2020, following the serious spread of COVID-19. The only accepted reasons for going out are commuting, going to school, going to hospital, shopping, and light exercise, and it is mandatory to carry a certificate stating that people is out for a legitimate purpose.

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Bordeaux Tramway Line D extended from Mairie du Bouscat stop to Cantinolle stop

Bordeaux Tramway Line D extended from Mairie du Bouscat stop to Cantinolle stop

TBM in Bordeaux, France, expanded from the terminus of the Tramway Line D, Mairie du Bouscat, to the Cantinolle stop in the northwestern suburbs on February 29, 2020, and opened 9 new stops. A new section from the Quinconces stop in the center of Bordeaux to the Mairie du Bouscat stop was newly established on December 2019, and they started operation as a Line D along with a part of the existing Line C. This extension corresponds to the second section. 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。

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