Port de Lyon is the bridgehead of a basin network of 18 multimodal platforms developed by CNR on the Rhone, stretching from Lyon to the Mediterranean. It handles 12 million tons of goods every year and its container activity is booming (+20% in 2014).
Installed at the heart of France’s second largest city, Port de Lyon provides a multimodal infrastructure combining five modes of transport: river, river-maritime, rail, road and pipeline.
In the framework of CNR’s sustainable development policy, Port de Lyon has been committed since 2006 to an environmental management approach comprising three sections:
Consistent with the principles of sustainable development upheld by CNR, le
When allocating the lots, le Port de Lyon therefore gives priority to projects using multimodal transport (river and rail) in the service of the city. This is concretised by the formulation of a land use plan for CNR's, recourse to calls for projects, studies of industrial sectors (economic benchmarking) and support for container transport. The port also aims to develop a coherent supply of railway infrastructures by optimising the capacities of the marshalling yard.
To know more, go to the Port de Lyon site