Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 45° 45.648 E 004° 51.532
31T E 644554 N 5069151
Quick Description: The Gare de la Part-Dieu (Part-Dieu rail station) is the primary train station for travellers to Lyon, France.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 10/1/2007 4:48:09 AM
Waymark Code: WM2A71
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
Views: 158

Long Description:
The station was constructed in 1978 as part of the new Part-Dieu urban neighborhood project. As the planners intended Part-Dieu to act as a second city center for Lyon, the large rail station was built in conjunction with a shopping mall (the largest in France), a major government office complex, and the tallest skyscraper in the region, nicknamed le crayon (the pencil) due to its shape.

The station is served by France's high-speed rail service, TGV, in addition to regional TER trains.

Lyon Part-Dieu has direct access to Line B of the Lyon Metro, providing easy access to Lyon's centre ville (center city) and Vieux Lyon (historic district). Outside the station, the Metro's T1 and T3 trams also stop.

(Description taken from Wikipedia)
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: Yes

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
it 's also used for tramway station

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: TGV train station

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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