Porte Molitor (Paris Métro)

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Porte Molitor (M)
Porte Molitor2.jpg
Date opened Never opened 
Accesses no access
Municipality/
Arrondissement
Paris, 16th arrondissement
Fare zone N/A
List of stations of the Paris Métro

Porte Molitor, along with the station Haxo makes up a part of the Ghost stations of the Paris Métro that have never seen a single passenger. It is situated in the 16th arrondissement of Paris.

The station[edit]

Porte Molitor's location on a route map.

The stations Porte de Saint-Cloud (Line 9) and Porte d'Auteuil (Line 10 W/B) are linked both by the service depots of Auteuil and a single platform situated under the boulevard Murat. A station with a central platform is found here and is called Murat or Porte Molitor.

This station was originally intended to service the stadium Parc des Princes on the nights of matches. However, access to the station was never constructed and the station today serves as a garage for trains.[1]

The station's tracks merge into a single track at both ends of the station, so the station would have be served in only one direction (southbound) had it been opened.

Station layout[edit]

Street Level (no entrance)
Line 11 platforms Southbound No regular service (Porte de Saint-Cloud is the next stop)
(No service from northbound: Porte d'Auteuil)
Island platform, not in service
Southbound No regular service (Porte de Saint-Cloud is the next stop)
(No service from northbound: Porte d'Auteuil)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lamming, Clive. Métro insolite (2001 ed.). p. 110. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°50′35″N 2°15′23″E / 48.843°N 2.25634°E / 48.843; 2.25634