Alésia (Paris Métro)

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Alésia
Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Alésia (métro Paris) vers Clignancourt par Cramos.JPG
Alésia metro station prior to the installation of PSDs
Location73, av. du Général Leclerc
82, av. du Général Leclerc
205, av. du Maine
230, av. du Maine
14th arrondissement of Paris
Île-de-France
France
Coordinates48°49′42″N 2°19′36″E / 48.82833°N 2.32667°E / 48.82833; 2.32667Coordinates: 48°49′42″N 2°19′36″E / 48.82833°N 2.32667°E / 48.82833; 2.32667
Owned byRATP
Operated byRATP
Other information
Fare zone1
History
Opened30 October 1909 (1909-10-30)
Services
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 4
Location
Alésia is located in Paris
Alésia
Alésia
Location within Paris

Alésia is a station of the Paris Métro on line 4 in the 14th arrondissement.

Overview[edit]

The line 4 platforms were opened on 30 October 1909 when the southern section of the line opened between Raspail and Porte d'Orléans. The name refers to Rue d'Alésia, named for the Battle of Alesia between the Gauls of Vercingetorix and the Romans of Julius Caesar.

Recently this station has been retrofitted with Platform screen doors, due to the RATP working on the line 4's automation.

This stop is featured in the animated films The Twelve Tasks of Asterix, in the chapter named Survive the Cave of the Beast. The choice of this station is due to the origin of its name.

Station layout[edit]

Street Level
B1 Mezzanine for platform connection
Line 4 platform level Side platforms with PSDs, doors will open on the right
Northbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 4 jms.svg toward Porte de Clignancourt (Mouton-Duvernet)
Southbound Metro-M.svg Paris m 4 jms.svg toward Mairie de Montrouge (Porte d'Orléans)
Side platforms with PSDs, doors will open on the right

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Media related to Alésia (Paris Metro) at Wikimedia Commons