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In Metz, users will soon be able to travel by boat-bus


REPORT - From June 1, the Messins will be able to reach the city center of Metz from a neighboring town. An expensive project, which makes the opposition jump.


An electric boat moving silently on the Moselle, a tributary of the Rhine, in a postcard landscape.

This mode of public transport, already adopted by Bordeaux, Nantes or Toulon, will be tested from June 1 in Metz.

Users can reach the city center from the neighboring town of Longeville-lès-Metz, or from one of the three other pontoons on the route, for the price of a bus ticket or a subscription to the urban network. .

“Passengers will be able to be served a coffee or put their computer on a table to work comfortably

,” announces Didier Goujon, the private operator of the shuttles.

This waterbus offer was among the campaign promises of the mayor of Metz, François Grosdidier, also president of the metropolis.

The elected LR is convinced: for the user, the pleasure of traveling on the water will compensate for the duration of the journey, longer than with a bus.

In Bordeaux, where the service has been operating since 2013,


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Source: lefigaro

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