Aimé Césaire (Paris Métro)

Aimé Césaire is an under-construction station on line 12 of the Paris Métro. The station is located on the Place Henri-Rol-Tanguy at Aubervilliers. [1] It is named in honour of the French Martiniquais poet Aimé Césaire.

Aimé Césaire
Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
LocationAubervilliers, Seine-Saint-Denis
Coordinates48°54′30″N 2°22′41″E / 48.908316787275645°N 2.378019690513611°E / 48.908316787275645; 2.378019690513611Coordinates: 48°54′30″N 2°22′41″E / 48.908316787275645°N 2.378019690513611°E / 48.908316787275645; 2.378019690513611
Owned byRATP
Operated byRATP
Other information
StatusUnder construction
Opening2022 (2022)
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 12
Aimé Césaire is located in Paris
Aimé Césaire
Aimé Césaire
Location within Paris

It is one of two new stations being constructed to extend the Metro to Aubervilliers, the other being Mairie d’Aubervilliers. The existing Porte de la Chapelle station is being enlarged.

Aimé Césaire will have 4 entrances, including step-free access with a lift, and will handle an anticipated 15,000 passengers a day. It is planned to open in 2022.[2]


  1. ^ "Dive into the heart of the extension of line 12 of the metro!". RATP.
  2. ^ "Impact de la crise sanitaire : ajustement des calendriers pour les travaux de prolongement des lignes 4 et 12 du métro". (in French). 13 October 2020. Retrieved 14 October 2020..