Caen to replace its guided trolleybus system with trams

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An article in the International Railway Journal1 reports that Caen is to to replace its guided trolleybus system with a tram system. Apparently the trolleybus system has experienced technical difficulties since opening in 2012. Construction of the new tram system is due to begin at the end of 2017.

The trams will travel at ten minute intervals and carry 210 passengers. The trolleybuses currently carry 128 passengers.

The cost of the scheme is estimated to be €229.8m.

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