Front Populaire (Paris Métro)

Front Populaire (French pronunciation: ​[fʁɔ̃ pɔpylɛːʁ]) is currently the northern terminus of Line 12 of the Paris Métro. The station opened on 18 December 2012. It is situated on the Place du Front Populaire in Aubervilliers on the border with Saint-Denis, and its primary entrance is on the Rue des Fillettes. It was the 301st station to open.

Aubervilliers - Saint-Denis
Front Populaire
Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Metro Front Populaire train on openingsday.JPG
LocationAubervilliers/Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis
Coordinates48°54′24″N 2°21′58″E / 48.9068°N 2.3660°E / 48.9068; 2.3660Coordinates: 48°54′24″N 2°21′58″E / 48.9068°N 2.3660°E / 48.9068; 2.3660
Owned byRATP
Operated byRATP
Opened18 December 2012 (2012-12-18)
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 12Terminus
Aubervilliers - Saint-Denis Front Populaire is located in Paris
Aubervilliers - Saint-Denis Front Populaire
Aubervilliers - Saint-Denis
Front Populaire
Location within Paris

Construction is underway to extend Line 12 from Front Populaire, adding the Mairie d'Aubervilliers station and the Aimé Césaire stations in Aubervilliers, scheduled to open in 2021.

Station layoutEdit

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
B1 Mezzanine to Exits/Entrances
Platform level Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound     toward Mairie d'Issy (Porte de la Chapelle)
Northbound     alighting passengers only →
    (under construction) toward Mairie d'Aubervilliers (Aimé Césaire)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

See alsoEdit