Brochant (Paris Métro)

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Brochant
Metro de Paris - Ligne 13 - Brochant 01.jpg
Date opened 20 January 1912 (1912)
Municipality/
Arrondissement
the 17th arrondissement of Paris
Fare zone 1
Next stations
Paris Métro Line 13
Direction
Asnières – Gennevilliers – Les Courtilles
Direction
Châtillon – Montrouge
Porte de Clichy La Fourche
List of stations of the Paris Métro
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Paris map with arrondissements.jpg
Location of metro station

Brochant is a station on the north-western branch of Line 13 of the Métro in the 17th arrondissement. The station is situated under the Avenue de Clichy at Rue Brochant, from which the station derives its name.

The station opened 20 January 1912 with the opening of the second branch of line B of the Nord-Sud company from La Fourche to Porte de Clichy. On 27 March 1931 line B became line 13 of the Métro. The street is named after André-Jean-François-Marie Brochant de Villiers, a French mineralogist and geologist who was responsible for the preparation of geological map of France.

Station layout[edit]

Street Level
Mezzanine
B2
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 13 jms.svg toward Asnières – Gennevilliers – Les Courtilles (Porte de Clichy)
Southbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 13 jms.svg toward Châtillon – Montrouge (La Fourche)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland, Gérard (2003). Stations de métro. D’Abbesses à Wagram. Éditions Bonneton.

Coordinates: 48°53′27″N 2°19′11″E / 48.89083°N 2.31972°E / 48.89083; 2.31972