Elegant, timeless, sober, fluid. The mayor of Quebec was full of qualifiers to describe the design of the tram. “It is a guide for bidders and not an end,” he advises, about the machine with shades of gray on the outside as well as on the inside.
One of the features of the tram is its glossy glass side walls in which the City will literally be reflected as it passes. The mayor therefore wishes it to be “discreetly in the heritage”. “The theme which inspires the vision of design is that of modernity in heritage”, maintains Régis Labeaume.