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From Rail Journal:

http://www.railjournal.com/index.ph...ruction-of-light-rail-line-b.html?channel=526

Angers postpones construction of tram Line B
Tuesday, February 02, 2016



COUNCILLORS in the French city of Angers have voted to defer the start of construction on the city's second light rail line amid concerns that the city lacks the financial resources it will require to sustain the €245m project

Under a timetable published last year, construction was due to begin at the end of this year on the 9.9km Line B from Belle-Beille to Monplaisir in the east, with commissioning scheduled for late-2019. Under the revised proposals work will begin in 2019, six months before the next local elections, which means the project will not be completed before 2022

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I spent an afternoon in Angers last week.:)

Roseraie :





The soil is covered with slate in many stations ; slate is typical of this region ;





Ralliement :



Between this station and the next one - Molière - the line is single track :





Molière will be a transfer station between the two lines ; a new bridge on the river Maine for the line B is in construction near the station :



Molière :





Université :





Berges de Maine :



 

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On 4 January, A tram line was rerouted via Centre de Congrès instead of Ralliement. The closed section will be reopened in 2023, along with the new C tram line:
 
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