Basilica San Paolo (Rome Metro)

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Logo Metropolitane Italia.svg
Basilica San Paolo
Basilica San Paolo-Metropolitana di Roma.jpg
Coordinates 41°51′22″N 12°28′41.5″E / 41.85611°N 12.478194°E / 41.85611; 12.478194Coordinates: 41°51′22″N 12°28′41.5″E / 41.85611°N 12.478194°E / 41.85611; 12.478194
Owned by Atac di Roma
Line(s) Ferrovia Roma-Lido.svg Rome–Lido railway
Construction
Structure type Aboveground
History
Opened 1955
Services
Preceding station   Rome Metro   Following station
toward Laurentina
Line B
toward Jonio or Rebibbia

Basilica San Paolo is a station on the Line B of the Rome Metro. It was opened in 1955 and is located behind the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (after which it is named) in the Ostiense quarter. It is also one of three Metro stations also served by the Rome-Lido railway line.

Before reaching the station the line, in the Porta San Paolo direction, runs through a 230m gorge excavated in the 1920s from the "Roccia di San Paolo" to avoid interfering with the landscape, rather than the original plan which ran the line around the "roccia" but ran it right alongside the basilica.

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Media related to Metropolitana di Roma linea B - San Paolo Basilica at Wikimedia Commons