Michel Bizot (Paris Métro)

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Michel Bizot
Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Location12th arrondissement of Paris
Coordinates48°50′15″N 2°24′04″E / 48.837485°N 2.401234°E / 48.837485; 2.401234Coordinates: 48°50′15″N 2°24′04″E / 48.837485°N 2.401234°E / 48.837485; 2.401234
Owned byRATP
Operated byRATP
Other information
Fare zone1
Opened5 May 1931 (1931-05-05)
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
toward Balard
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 8
Michel Bizot is located in Paris
Michel Bizot
Michel Bizot
Location within Paris

Michel Bizot is a station on line 8 of the Paris Métro, named after the Avenue du Général Michel Bizot.

The station opened on 5 May 1931 with the extension of the line from Richelieu - Drouot to Porte de Charenton. The Avenue du Général Michel Bizot is named after a general (1795-1855) killed in the Siege of Sevastopol during the Crimean War.

Nearby is the Promenade Plantée—a 4.5 km long elevated garden along the abandoned railway which led to the former Gare de La Bastille railway station.

Station layout[edit]

Street Level
B1 Mezzanine for platform connection
Line 8 platform level Side platform, doors will open on the right
toward Balard Metro-M.svg Paris m 8 jms.svg toward Balard (Daumesnil)
toward Pointe du Lac Metro-M.svg Paris m 8 jms.svg toward Pointe du Lac (Porte Dorée)
Side platform, doors will open on the right