Corentin Celton (Paris Métro)

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Corentin Celton (M)
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Date opened 24 March 1934 (1934)
Fare zone 2
Next stations
Paris Métro Line 12
Mairie d'Issy
Front Populaire
Mairie d'Issy Porte de Versailles
List of stations of the Paris Métro
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Location of metro station

Corentin Celton is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the commune of Issy-les-Moulineaux.

The station opened on 24 March 1934 as part of extension of the line from Porte de Versailles to Mairie d'Issy.

In 1868, the old people's home or hospital of the Petits Ménages relocated from the 7th arrondissement of Paris to Issy-les-Moulineaux, leaving a large area for the expansion of Le Bon Marché department store. The metro station was originally called Petits Ménages because it was located near the old people's home. In 1945 the hospital and station were renamed to commemorate Corentin Celton, an employee of the old people's home and a member of the French resistance, shot by the Nazis.

The station is close to the Corentin Celton Hospital.

Station layout[edit]

Street Level
B1 Mezzanine
Line 12 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 12 jms.svg toward Mairie d'Issy (Terminus)
Northbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 12 jms.svg toward Front Populaire (Porte de Versailles)
Side platform, doors will open on the right



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

Coordinates: 48°49′37″N 2°16′44″E / 48.826833°N 2.278985°E / 48.826833; 2.278985