List of Lyon Metro stations

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Map of the Lyon Metro network.

The following is a list of Lyon Metro stations. As of September 2018, there are 40 stations (44 stations, counting interchange stations twice) in the Lyon Metro system proper.[1][2] This list includes the metro stations, as well as the stations of the two funiculars of Lyon.


All metro stations are wheelchair accessible, and are equipped with turnstiles or automated gates.

Line A[edit]

Line A of the Lyon Metro currently serves 14 stations, and has a route length of 9.2 kilometres (5.7 mi).[1] It, together with Line B, were the inaugural lines of the Lyon Metro, opening in 1978.[2] An extension of Line A from Laurent Bonnevay, Astroballe to Vaul-en-Velin, La Soie opened in 2007.[2]

Line B[edit]

Place Guichard

Line B of the Lyon Metro currently serves 10 stations, and has a route length of 7.7 kilometres (4.8 mi).[1] It, together with Line A, were the inaugural lines of the Lyon Metro, opening in 1978.[2] It has since been extended southwards twice: from Part-Dieu to Jean Macé in 1981, and again from Jean Macé to Stade de Gerland in 2000; a further extension to the train station at Oullins Gare opened in December 2013.[3]

Line C[edit]


Line C of the Lyon Metro serves 5 stations, and has a route length of 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi).[1] It began to operate in 1974,[2], independently of the Lyon Metro, as a rack railway, after the conversion from a former funicular. When it was integrated into the Lyon Metro with the latter's inauguration in 1978, Line C was extended from Croix-Paquet to Hôtel de Ville; in 1984 the line reached its current northern terminus at Cuire.[2]

Line D[edit]

Gorge de Loup

Line D of the Lyon Metro is the longest line, serving 15 stations, and having a route length of 12.6 kilometres (7.8 mi).[2] It is the newest line of the Lyon Metro, first opening in 1991.[2] Line D has been extended twice since its opening: in 1992 from Grange Blanche to Gare de Vénissieux, and in 1997 from Gorge de Loup to Gare de Vaise.[2]


Funicular Saint-Just[edit]

Funicular Fourvière[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Le métro lyonnais tisse sa toile depuis 40 ans" [Lyon Metro spins its web for 40 years] (pdf) (Press release) (in French). SYTRAL. 11 June 2018. p. 15. Retrieved 2018-09-02.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Les lignes de Métro et de Funiculaire" [The lines of the metro and funiculars] (in French). SYTRAL. Retrieved 2015-01-23.
  3. ^ Barrow, Keith (12 December 2013). "Lyon opens metro Line B extension". International Railway Journal. Simmons-Boardman Publishing Inc. Retrieved 2018-09-02.

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