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 LIGHT RAIL

The island of Mauritius, slightly larger than Greater London, lies some 2000 km east of the African continent (900 km east of Madagascar) in the Indian Ocean (pop. 1.3 million).

Construction on a 26 km light rail line from the capital Port-Louis (150,000 inh.) via Rose Hill to Curepipe started in 2017, to open in stages by 2021.

- 19 stations: 17 at-grade and two elevated

- 18 low-floor Urbos 100 trams provided by CAF (45.4 m long, 2.65 m wide)

- phase 1 (12.6 km) from Port Louis Victoria in Port Louis to Rose Hill in commercial service as of 10 Jan 2020 after several months of testing with selected passengers; with an extension to Aapravasi Ghat still pending
- phase 2A from Rose Hill to Quatre Bornes in 2020 and phase 2B to Curepipe in 2021.

 

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Mauritius Metro Express [Official Project Website]

Skyscrapercity-Forum

 

 

 

 


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