Gallieni (Paris Métro)

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Gallieni (M)
Parc de Bagnolet
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Date opened 2 April 1971 (1971)
Accesses Av. du Général de Gaulle
Bus depot
Fare zone 2
Next stations
Paris Métro Line 3
Pont de Levallois – Bécon
Porte de Bagnolet Terminus
List of stations of the Paris Métro
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Location of metro station

Gallieni (Parc de Bagnolet) is a station on Paris Métro Line 3, being its eastern terminus. It was opened on 2 April 1971 when the line was extended from Gambetta. It is situated on the Avenue Gallieni, which is named after General Joseph Gallieni, famous for commandeering 600 taxis to take troops to the front to help save Paris during the First Battle of the Marne in 1914.

It is next door to a large international bus station serving bus services from Eurolines.

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 (Porte de Bagnolet)
Eastbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 3 jms.svg Alighting passengers only →
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Coordinates: 48°51′49″N 2°24′57″E / 48.86350°N 2.41578°E / 48.86350; 2.41578