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MAP: See the new Paris bus network

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MAP: See the new Paris bus network
12:41 CEST+02:00
Paris will launch a new bus network, with a whopping 4,000 stops affected by the changes, this weekend. Here's a look at the map.
Paris transport authorities RATP have carried out a vast reorganisation of the capital's bus network which, set to be launched on Saturday April 20th. 
 
All in all, 50 Paris bus lines and 265 stops will be affected by the changes. There are five new lines: 25, 45, 59, 71, 77, three lines - the 53, 65 and 81 - have been cancelled and 19 lines remain unchanged. 
 
 
Line 45 is set to connect Concorde (8th) to Aubervilliers/Saint-Denis to the northeast of the city. Line 59 will transport people from place d'Italie (13th) to Clamart in the southwestern suburbs, while line 71 will travel between porte de la Villette (19th) and the François-Mitterrand library in the capital's 13th arrondissement. 
 
Finally, buses on route 77 will travel between Gare de Lyon (12th) and Joinville-le-Pont in the southeastern suburbs of the capital. 
 
Map: RATP
 
A staggering 4,000 stops will be affected by the changes brought in in an attempt to better serve the population of the French capital. 
 
The RATP's bus network had not been changed in 70 years and the authority said it had to be adapted to new areas of life, employment and popular areas for leisure. 
 
 
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