Transport in Martinique

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Land transport

Road transport

As of 2000, Martinique had 2,105 km of paved highways.


There is a part of the N5 road that has been upgraded as a motorway, running from the capital Fort-de-France through Lamentin, Ducos and Rivière Salée until Les Coteaux.

Rail transport

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Le Train des Plantations

Martininique has now(2018) only one railway line in operation: The little-known 2.5 km long Le Train des Plantations is a heritage railway that runs from the Rhum Museum in Sainte-Marie through some sugarcane and banana plantations over two Bailey bridges to the Banana Museum.

In former times several narrow gauge sugarcane railways existed. [1] Saint-Pierre had horse-drawn trams, which had an unusually narrow gauge. At least two steam locomotives are preserved in an optically refurbished condition, but not operational.

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Loco at Maison de la Canne en Martinique
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Rail bridge of l'Usine Gradis on the Riviere de Basse-Pointe
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Narrow gauge tram at Saint-Pierre
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Narrow gauge tram at St Pierre

Sea transport

There are harbours at Fort-de-France and La Trinité.

Air transport

It has three airports, [2] the main one being Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport. See List of Airports in Martinique.

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