The Anonymous Widower

Bordeaux’s Trams

Bordeaux has three tram lines that cross in various places in the city centre.

They are larger beasts than typically and in the city centre they run using a ground current collection system, so that there are no unsightly wires.

Every tram stop seems to havce a local map, but these could show a larger area, as two or three times, the place I needed was just off the map.

December 12, 2013 - Posted by | Transport | , , ,


  1. […] they use battery or catenary-free technology, through the historic centre, as is done in Bordeaux, Nice and Seville. Incidentally the Seville trams were built by the same manufacturer as those in […]

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