Chemin Vert (Paris Métro)

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Chemin Vert Paris Métro
Metro de Paris - Ligne 8 - Chemin Vert 03.jpg
Date opened 5 May 1931 (1931)
Municipality/
Arrondissement
the 3rd arrondissement of Paris
Coordinates 48°51′24″N 2°22′06″E / 48.856778°N 2.368348°E / 48.856778; 2.368348Coordinates: 48°51′24″N 2°22′06″E / 48.856778°N 2.368348°E / 48.856778; 2.368348
Fare zone 1
Next stations
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
toward Balard
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 8
List of stations of the Paris Métro
Map showing the location of the station
Map showing the location of the station
Location of the metro station
View of the Canal Saint-Martin at Paris (Alfred Sisley - Musée d'Orsay, 1870)

Chemin Vert is a station of the Paris Métro on Line 8, named after the Rue de Chemin Vert.

It is located in between Bastille station and Saint Sébastien - Froissart.

The station opened on 5 May 1931 with the extension of the line from Richelieu - Drouot to Porte de Charenton. The Rue de Chemin Vert (green path) follows the route of an old foot path through the middle of market gardens. In 1868 the Rue de Chemin Vert was extended from the Rue des Amandiers-Popincourt to the Barrier des Amandiers, a gate on the former Wall of the Farmers-General.

In 2011, 1,448,436 riders entered this station.[1]

Nearby are the Canal Saint-Martin and the Place des Vosges.

Station layout[edit]

Street Level
B1 Mezzanine for platform connection
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
toward Balard Metro-M.svg Paris m 8 jms.svg toward Balard (Saint-Sébastien – Froissart)
toward Pointe du Lac Metro-M.svg Paris m 8 jms.svg toward Pointe du Lac (Bastille)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entrants annuels provenant de l'extérieur de la station (voie publique, correspondances bus, réseau SNCF, etc.), sur le site data.ratp.fr. Consulté le 5 novembre 2012.
  • Roland, Gérard (2003). Stations de métro. D’Abbesses à Wagram. Éditions Bonneton.