With only 46,000 inhabitants, Aubagne is the first medium-sized city in France which will insert a modern tramway. The first part of line 1 will be ready in 2014 and will operate with newly developed short Citadis Compact trams. It will be also the first free-of-charge urban tramway in the world. Because of political changes in 2014, the realisation of the planned extensions is unclear.


1 Le Charrel - Aubagne Gare (2014, 3,0 km)
1 Aubagne Gare - Les Paluds (3,2 km)
2 La Penne-sur-Huveaune Aubagne Gare (2,5 km)

Rolling Stock

8 Citadis Compact, delivered as from 2014

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