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Croix de Chavaux (Paris Métro)

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Croix de Chavaux (Paris Métro)

Croix de Chavaux
Paris Métro station
Location Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis
Île-de-France
France
Coordinates
Owned by RATP
Operated by RATP
Other information
Fare zone 1
History
Opened 14 October 1937 (1937-10-14)
Services
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
toward Pont de Sèvres
Terminus
Location
Croix de Chavaux is located in Paris
Croix de Chavaux
Location within Paris

Croix de Chavaux is a station on line 9 of the Paris Métro, at the crossroads called Croix de Chavaux.

The station was opened on 14 October 1937 with the extension of the line from Porte de Montreuil to Mairie de Montreuil. The "chavaux" in the name of the crossroads is probably a corruption of the French "chevaux" ("horses"). The "croix" (French for "cross) may be a reference to the crossroads or to a wayside cross.

Station layout

Street Level
B1 Mezzanine
Line 9 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound toward Pont de Sèvres (Robespierre)
Eastbound toward Mairie de Montreuil (Terminus)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

References

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


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