Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame
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Saint-Michel RER B station
|Platforms||2 island platforms (RER B)|
2 side platforms (RER C)
|Station code||8778543 (RER B) / 8778543 (RER C)|
|Opened||26 September 1979|
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.
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.
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