Europe (Paris Métro)

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Europe
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Date opened 19 October 1904 (1904)
Accesses 1, rue de Madrid
Municipality/
Arrondissement
the 8th arrondissement of Paris
Fare zone 1
Next stations
Paris Métro Line 3
Direction
Pont de Levallois – Bécon
Direction
Gallieni
Villiers Saint-Lazare
List of stations of the Paris Métro
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Location of metro station

Europe is a station on Paris Métro Line 3.

The station opened on 19 October 1904, nine days after the first section of Line 3 opened between Père Lachaise and Villiers. It is named after the Place d'Europe, a square from which streets named for various capitals of European countries radiate. This was the site of the first railway station in Paris, known as the embarcadère de l'Ouest ("platform of the west"), the temporary terminus of the Compagnie du Chemin de fer de Paris à Saint-Germain, opened in 1837. The new terminus of Gare Saint-Lazare replaced it from 1842.

Station layout[edit]

Street Level
B1 Mezzanine
Line 3 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 3 jms.svg toward Pont de Levallois – Bécon (Villiers)
Eastbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 3 jms.svg toward Gallieni (Saint-Lazare)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

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



Coordinates: 48°52′44″N 2°19′21″E / 48.878821°N 2.32238°E / 48.878821; 2.32238