Marx Dormoy (Paris Métro)

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Marx Dormoy
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Date opened 23 August 1916 (1916)
Municipality/
Arrondissement
the 18th arrondissement of Paris
Fare zone 1
Next stations
Paris Métro Line 12
Direction
Mairie d'Issy
Direction
Front Populaire
Marcadet - Poissonniers Porte de la Chapelle
List of stations of the Paris Métro
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Location of metro station

Marx Dormoy is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the districts of La Chapelle and Goutte d'Or and the 18th arrondissement.

The station opened on 23 August 1916 as part of the extension of the Nord-Sud company's line A of from Jules Joffrin to Porte de la Chapelle. On 27 March 1931 line A became line 12 of the Métro.

The station is named after Marx Dormoy (1888–1941), a French socialist politician assassinated by Cagoulards. Until 1946 it was called Torcy after the Place de Torcy, named after Colbert de Torcy (1665–1746), who was a nephew of Colbert and a diplomat and Foreign Minister under Louis XIV.

Nearby is the church of Jeanne d'Arc, where Joan of Arc prayed on 3 September 1429 and the la Chapelle market.

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 (Marcadet – Poissonniers)
Northbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 12 jms.svg toward Front Populaire (Porte de la Chapelle)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

References[edit]

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



Coordinates: 48°53′28″N 2°21′36″E / 48.891213°N 2.359909°E / 48.891213; 2.359909