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Marcadet – Poissonniers (Paris Métro)

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Marcadet — Poissonniers is a station of the Paris Métro, serving Line 4 and Line 12.

Marcadet – Poissonniers
Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Station Marcadet Poissonniers Ligne 4 - Quais 26-03-05.jpg
Line 4 platforms at Marcadet – Poissonniers
Location69, boul. Barbès
80, boul. Barbès
86, boul. Barbès
26 ter, rue Ordener
69, rue des Poissonniers
18th arrondissement of Paris
Coordinates48°53′25″N 2°21′00″E / 48.89028°N 2.35000°E / 48.89028; 2.35000Coordinates: 48°53′25″N 2°21′00″E / 48.89028°N 2.35000°E / 48.89028; 2.35000
Owned byRATP
Operated byRATP
Other information
Fare zone1
Opened25 August 1931 (1931-08-25)
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 4
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 12
Marcadet – Poissonniers is located in Paris
Marcadet – Poissonniers
Marcadet – Poissonniers
Location within Paris

Previously, there were two stations. Marcadet on Line 4 (operated by the CMP) opened on 21 April 1908 as part of the first section of the line from Châtelet to Porte de Clignancourt. Poisonniers on Line 12 (then operated by the Nord-Sud Company as line A) opened on 23 August 1916 as part of the extension from Jules Joffrin to Porte de la Chapelle. When the CMP took over the Nord-Sud in 1930, both stations were joined with an underground corridor. The joined station opened on 25 August 1931 under its current name. The name Marcadet is taken from the Rue Marcadet (from the Latin mercadus, "market"), which name appears on medieval maps, and from the Rue des Poissonniers, used since the Middle Ages by fishmongers (French: poissonniers) to bring fish from the North Sea to the markets at Les Halles.

Station layoutEdit

Street Level
Line 4 platforms Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound     toward Porte de Clignancourt (Simplon)
Southbound     toward Mairie de Montrouge (Château Rouge)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Line 12 platforms Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound     toward Mairie d'Issy (Jules Joffrin)
Northbound     toward Front Populaire (Marx Dormoy)
Side platform, doors will open on the right



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