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LYON FUNICULARS

 F1  Vieux Lyon - Saint-Just  791 m, 3 stations

- opened in 1878 as a standard-gauge funicular
- rebuilt into a metre-gauge rack railway in 1901 with through tram service
- converted to metre-gauge funicular in 1958
- max. gradient 18%
- 3 stops
- operates every 5-10 min

 F2  Vieux Lyon - Fourvière  404 m, 2 stations

- opened in 1900 as a 1100 mm-gauge funicular
- modernised in 1970 and converted to 1300 mm-gauge
- max. gradient 31%
- no intermediate stops
- operates every 5-10 min

 

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