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Saint-Nazaire, France - hélyce

 

Saint-Nazaire has 67,097 inhabitants.
The city has started the system in 2012 and now counts with 1 bus priority corridors consisting of 9 kilometers and benefiting 10,000 passengers every day. The average operational speed of the system is 18,4 km/h.

 

SYSTEM LENGTH IN RELATION TO France

 

DAILY DEMAND IN RELATION TO France

Some technical details about corridors are presented in the table below.

 

 

Corridor NameDaily demand, corridor (passengers per day)Corridor length (km)Stations, corridorPre-board fare collection, corridorOvertaking lanes, corridorStation boarding level, corridorOperating speed, corridor
Hélyce 10,000 9,00 20 All None Low-level platform 18,4

Curiosities

SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 36,248 2015 databank.worldbank.org
Population, city (General info) 67,097 2011 www.linternaute.com
Population, metro area (General info) 211,675 2011 www.insee.fr
Population density, metropolitan area (General info) 203 2011 www.insee.fr
Modal split % public transport (General info)
Modal split % private transport (General info)
Modal split % non motorized (General info)
System name (System info) Hélyce
Corridors (System info) 1 2014 www.stran.fr
Year system commenced (System info) 2012 www.aup-urba.fr
Transit agency (System info) STRAN 2014 www.stran.fr
Standard fare (US$) (System info) 1,54 2016 www.stran.fr
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info) 3,23 Calculated using annual demand and fare
Fare integration within the system (System info) Yes 2012 fr.wikivoyage.org
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info) Yes 2012 fr.wikivoyage.org
Integration terminals (System info) 3 2014 www.stran.fr
Transfer stations (System info) 7 2014 www.stran.fr
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info)
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info) 10,000 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info) 3,000,000 2013 Calculated using daily demand and 300 working days
Capital productivity (boardings per bus per day) (System info) 714 2013 Calculated using daily demand and total fleet
Operational productivity (IPK) (System info)
Operations control center (System info)
Trunk lines (System info) 2 2014 www.stran.fr
Feeder routes (System info) 0 2014 www.stran.fr
Depots (System info)
System length (km) (Additional Information) 9,00 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information) Curbside & Median 2012 www.youtube.com
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information) N/A 2012 www.youtube.com
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) Right 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information) Asphalt 2012 www.youtube.com
Lane material at stations (Additional Information) Concrete 2012 www.youtube.com
Stations (Additional Information) 20 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information) 474,0 2013 Calculated using system length and stations
Pre-board fare collection (Additional Information) All 2012 www.youtube.com
Overtaking lanes (Additional Information) None 2014 Google Maps
Station boarding level (Additional Information) Low-level platform 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Real time information (Additional Information) All 2014 www.agglo-carene.fr
Peak frequency (buses per hour) (Additional Information) 9 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Operating speed (Additional Information) 18,4 2014 Google Transit
Total fleet (System fleet) 14 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Fleet, standard buses (System fleet) 0
Average age, standard buses (System fleet) N/A
Propulsion, standard buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel type, standard buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel economy, standard buses (System fleet) N/A
Fleet, articulated buses (System fleet) 14 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Average age, articulated buses (System fleet) 1,0 2014 www.mobilicites.com
Propulsion, articulated buses (System fleet) Electric 2014 www.youtube.com
Fuel type, articulated buses (System fleet) CNG 2014 www.youtube.com
Fuel economy, articulated buses (System fleet)
Fleet, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) 0 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Average age, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) N/A
Propulsion, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel type, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel economy, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) N/A
Fleet, double-decker buses (System fleet) 0 2013
Average age, double-decker buses (System fleet) N/A
Propulsion, double-decker buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel type, double-decker buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel economy, double-decker buses (System fleet) N/A
Typical fuel type (System fleet) CNG 2014 www5.mercedes-benz.com
City's diesel sulfur content (ppm) (System fleet)
Total cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost) 8,100 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Planning cost (US$ million) (System cost)
Capital cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost)
Infrastructure cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost)
Equipment cost (US$ million) (System cost)
Annual operational cost (US$ million) (System cost)
User rating (System image) Good 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Brand and logo (System image) Yes 2012 www.agglo-carene.fr
Unique bus livery (System image) Yes 2012 www.agglo-carene.fr
Citywide annual road fatalities (System road safety)
Citywide annual injuries (System road safety)

CORRIDOR Indicators - Hélyce

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info) Hélyce www.mobilicites.com
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 2012 www.mobilicites.com
Corridor service (Corridor info) Trunk lines 2012 www.mobilicites.com
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info)
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 10,000 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info) 2 2014 www.stran.fr
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 9,00 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Length of segregated lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 6,00 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Length of segregated counterflow lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways)
Length of exclusive lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways)
Mixed traffic with-flow length, corridor (km) (Running ways)
Position of with-flow lanes, corridor (Running ways) Curbside & Median 2012 www.youtube.com
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways) N/A 2012 www.youtube.com
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Right 2012 www.youtube.com
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt 2012 www.youtube.com
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways) Concrete 2012 www.youtube.com
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering) None 2012 www.youtube.com
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering)
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering)
Stations, corridor (Stations) 20 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations) 474,0 2013 Calculated using corridor length and stations
Enhanced stations (Stations) Yes 2014 www.agglo-carene.fr
Pre-board fare collection, corridor (Stations) All 2012 www.youtube.com
Overtaking lanes, corridor (Stations) None 2014 Google Maps
Station boarding level, corridor (Stations) Low-level platform 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Type of bus guidance (ITS) None 2014
Peak frequency, corridor (buses per hour per direction) (Travel time) 9 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Operating speed, corridor (Travel time) 18,4 2014 Google Transit
Express services (Travel time) No 2014 www.stran.fr
Speed limit (km/h) (Travel time) 70 2012 www.youtube.com
Real time information, corridor (Comfort) All 2014 www.agglo-carene.fr
Physically integrated feeders (Comfort) N/A
Total cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost) 8,100 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Planning cost, corridor (US$ million) (Cost)
Infrastructure cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost)
User rating, corridor (Quality of service) Good 2013 www.mobilicites.com
Corridor annual fatalities (Road Safety)