Alstom Secures Order for New Trams in Lille European Metropolitan Area

Alstom has announced it has been chosen to provide a new set of trams for two lines of the Lille tramway network.

Supplying vehicles for both Line R and T, the initial order consists of 24 Citadis trams, with an option to add an additional 6 further down the line.

Artist’s view of the future Lille trams, which will run on the historic Mongy line (Non-contractual design for illustration purposes only ©Alstom Advanced & Creative Design)

The first set of trams is set to be delivered in early 2026, with operation on the ‘Mongy’ line, which links the cities of Lille, Roubaix and Tourcoing, beginning around mid-2026.

32.40 metres in length, the trams tout a width of 2.40 metres and 4 double doors on each side. They are eco-designed and 95% recyclable, have a capacity of 196 passengers in total, wider seats and areas reserved for wheelchair users as well as pushchairs.

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