Gare de Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame

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Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame (RER)
St Michel RER B.JPG
Saint-Michel RER B station
Station statistics
Levels 2
Platforms 2 island platforms (RER B)
2 side platforms (RER C)
Tracks 4
Other information
Opened 26 September 1979
RER C platforms

Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame is a station of the Paris RER, serving Line B and Line C. It is named after the nearby St-Michel area and Notre Dame cathedral.

The main entrance to the station is in Place Saint-Michel on the left bank of the Seine. There is also a satellite entrance to the platforms of Line B on Place Notre Dame, which is on the Île de la Cité across the Seine from Place Saint-Michel. The platforms of Line B are underneath the Seine and pass at right-angles under the Line C platforms.

On 25 July 1995, the station fell victim to a terrorist attack, with a gas bottle exploding near one of the platforms, killing eight and wounding 80.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Saint-Michel is on line 4. Cluny – La Sorbonne is on line 10. The latter station was closed between 1939 and 1988, when it reopened to connect with the new RER station and give access to the Boulevard Saint-Germain.

Preceding station   RER   Following station

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 48°51′13″N 2°20′39″E / 48.85361°N 2.34417°E / 48.85361; 2.34417