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Quai de la Rapée (Paris Métro)

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Quai de la Rapée (Paris Métro)

Quai de la Rapée
Paris Métro station
MF 67 rolling stock on Line 5 at Quai de la Rapée
Location Quai de la Rapée × pont d'Austerlitz
12th arrondissement of Paris
Île-de-France
France
Coordinates
Owned by RATP
Operated by RATP
Other information
Fare zone 1
History
Opened 14 July 1906 (1906-07-14)
Services
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
toward Place d'Italie
Location
Quai de la Rapée is located in Paris
Quai de la Rapée
Location within Paris
The station is built across the entrance to the Paris-Arsenal port (seen here from across the Seine).

Quai de la Rapée is a station of the Paris Métro, serving line 5.

Unusually, this station is located at ground level, and is open-air in plan; however, the station plunges abruptly into tunnels at either end. It was submerged during the historic flood of 1910.

The name, previously Pont d'Austerlitz and Mazas, refers to the Quai de la Rapée, named for the Sieur de la Rapée, commissioner of war under Louis XV.

Station layout

Line 5 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound toward Place d'Italie (Gare d'Austerlitz)
Northbound toward Bobigny – Pablo Picasso (Bastille)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
1F Mezzanine for platform connection
Street Level

Gallery

References

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


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