Gare de Lyon-Jean Macé (English: Lyon-Jean-Macé railway station) is a railway station in the 7th arrondissement of Lyon. It is situated on the Paris–Marseille railway and the Lyon–Geneva railway. The station is a part of the Lyon urban area rapid transit network. It was aimed to decongest the major stations Part-Dieu and Perrache while allowing access to the TCL. The station began to work on 13 December 2009.
Originally only one railway stop was planned, that is to say that any tickets, excerpt ATMs, could be bought there. But the project grown, including the redevelopment of the area surrounding the railway station, and it is planned it will become the intramural sixth station of Lyon, after Lyon-Perrache, Lyon Vaise, Lyon-Saint-Paul, Lyon-Gorge de Loup and Lyon Part-Dieu. The project, under the supervision of works of RFF and SNCF cost about 30 million euros, has benefited from the shared commitment of all partners and financial markets: Le Grand Lyon (37%), Région Rhône-Alpes (36.5%), Réseau Ferré de France (19.8%), Sytral (5.3%), SNCF (1.3%).
The station allows passengers to regional trains from Bourgoin-Jallieu, La Tour-du-Pin, Saint-André-le-Gaz, Vienne, Valencia, Mâcon and Villefranche-sur-Saône, according to their final destination, to use the new station as additional entry point in the center of Lyon.The station was officially opened on 8 December 2009, and five days after it was opened to the public. The first year, 3800 passengers per day were expected, including 1,800 new customers, and the goal is to reach 6600 passengers for 2015.