Macron wants to develop metropolitan RER in ten major cities in France

The President of the Republic aims, according to the Elysium, to “design the face of tomorrow’s France”. He projects himself on a horizon of at least ten years.

Competence is regional; the ambition is national. The initiation of construction requires close liaison between the state and the communities. In the latest episode of his videos posted on Youtubewhere he replies “very directly“to questions from Internet users about”food, housing, transportation, energy, etc.“, Emmanuel Macron launched on Sunday what he himself describes as”great national ambition». «This is the main land development project“, we support at the Elysée, to underline the importance given to this new priority. Know : “develop a network of RER, urban train (…) in ten large cities, ten large French cities». «In the ten main French cities where there is thrombosis, where there is too much traffic, where traveling is complicated… We must have a real urban transport strategy», justifies the Head of State. The idea? “To say, after all, (that) the RER is not only in Parishe explains again to the camera, in shirt sleeves. It is a great achievement for ecology, the economy and the quality of life».

If Emmanuel Macron does not advance on a precise calendar, nor does he list the territories concerned, it is because, the Elysee points out, “the Transport Infrastructure Guidance Board is currently working to identify which projects can be started first“. This property”it is chaired by David Valence and should present its conclusions within a monthsays one of the same source, adding that, “in some cases work can begin quickly, (but that) elsewhere it will be necessary to complete ongoing studies“. For now, such an initiative has already been launched in Strasbourg, where the official launch should be announced – barring a hitch – in about ten days. As for Bordeaux, the work started in 2018 has made it possible to achieve this make an agreement forpropose a new offer of TER services” in the future. Then comes Lille where, again, metropolis, region, state and SNCF Réseau”are engaged in the metropolitan express service project».

“A major transformational, ecological and social project,” says Clément Beaune

«Fifteen projects are under development across France“, we identify with the Elysée, where we also mention Lyon, Grenoble and Aix-Marseille. “These projects sometimes take ten years or more to fully finalize. Some are already advanced, others are under study“, further specifies an Elysian councilor, according to whom it is a matter of”draw the face of tomorrow’s France». «A France where the territories are committed to carbon neutrality and the end of fossil fuels“, we hope, after having already”relaunched investments in the railway sector“and contributed to”renewal of short lines in rural areasduring the previous five years. Under the leadership notably of former Prime Minister Jean Castex, now head of the RATP.

«The RER metro is the opening of new public transport lines in major cities, such as Greater Paris. It is a great project of ecological and social transformation for the next decade.“, finally applauds the minister responsible for transport, Clément Beaune, al Figaro. Provided that the hopes raised by this type of announcement are accompanied by guarantees of tangible results.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Recent News

Editor's Pick