Simplon (Paris Métro)
|Paris Métro station|
Platforms of Simplon station
|Location||27, boul. Ornano
36, boul. Ornano
38, boul. Ornano
18th arrondissement of Paris
|Opened||21 April 1908|
The station was opened on 21 April 1908 as part of the first section of the line from Châtelet to Porte de Clignancourt. It takes its name from the Rue du Simplon, named after the Simplon Pass in the Lepontine Alps, location of one of the longest railroad tunnels in the world.
On 6 August 2005, a train passing through Simplon station caught fire. The station closed for refurbishment and re-opened in February 2006.
|B1||Mezzanine for platform connection|
|Line 4 platform level||
|Northbound||← toward Porte de Clignancourt (Terminus)|
|Southbound||toward Mairie de Montrouge (Marcadet – Poissonniers) →|
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