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Offbeat: Ile-de-France. Discover the river shuttle project connecting several suburban cities in Paris

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Les habitants du Va-de-Marne pourraient avoir à leur disposition un nouveau mode de transport en commun en 2024 si le projet de navette fluviale de Rivercat se concrétise. Photo d’illustration ; © Duotone / Pixabay The inhabitants of VA-MARNE could have a new public transport mode in 2024 if the river river river shuttle project materializes. Illustration photo;

A river cooperative wishes to create a shuttle system connecting Paris and the rest of Ile-de-France. The particularly comfortable boats could circulate on the Seine by 2024.

going to the office by taking the Seine? This could be possible in 2024, reports Actu Val-de-Marne Tuesday, December 6, 2022. The rivercat river cooperative imagined the "Monbeaubateau" project, providing for a shuttle service on the waters of the Seine. Four lines should circulate. With five stops in Juvisy, Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, Choisy-le-Roi, Alfortville and Maisons-Alfort, Val-de-Marne would be particularly well served.

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An improved comfort and a “high-end service”

It would indeed be tied with Paris and these five stops (BNF, Austerlitz, Louvre, Invalides and Beaugrenelle) but before the Seine-Saint-Denis (Saint -Uen and Saint-Denis). The objective is to unclog out in Ile -de -France public transport, regularly saturated at peak time. The shuttles will not reach the speed of the RERs but they will be more comfortable. "On board, each person will have their seat, they can even teleworking" , detailed the company Rivercat, cited by our colleagues.

Passengers on the line could enjoy a bar, wifi, power outlets, toilets, office and heating space. The boats would be designed to limit their carbon footprint, explains the information site. This new mode of travel at the “high -end service” will cover a distance of 52 km following the river thread. It will be intended for both Ile -de -France and passenger tourists.

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