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 Maurice - Mauritius

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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, opening in stages until 2022. In 2023 a branch line to Réduit was added.

- 21 stations: 19 at-grade and two elevated
- 18 low-floor Urbos 100 trams provided by CAF (45.4 m long, 2.65 m wide)

10 Jan 2020: Port Louis Victoria Rose Hill Central (12.6 km) in commercial service as of after several months of testing with selected passengers; with an extension to Aapravasi Ghat still pending
20 June 2021: Rose Hill Quatre Bornes (2.6 km)
08 May 2022: Quatre Bornes Phoenix (3.6 km)
10 Oct 2022: Phoenix Curepipe Central (6.9 km)
23 Jan 2023: Rose Hill Central - Mahatma Gandhi (3.2 km) & Port Louis Victora Place d'Armes (temporary terminus)

 

 Links

Mauritius Metro Express [Official Project Website]

Metro Express at Wikipedia

 

 

 

 


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