MAURICE | MAURITIUS
|Maurice - Mauritius|
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.
stations: 19 at-grade and two elevated
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
Mauritius Metro Express [Official Project Website]
Metro Express at Wikipedia