Porte de Choisy (Paris Métro)

Porte de Choisy (French pronunciation: ​[pɔʁt də ʃwazi]) is a station of the Paris Métro, serving Line 7 and Tramway Line 3a.[1] It is named after the Porte de Choisy, a gate in the nineteenth century Thiers wall of Paris, which led to Choisy-le-Roi.

Porte de Choisy
Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Metro 7 Porte de Choisy quais.JPG
Location13th arrondissement of Paris
Île-de-France
France
Coordinates48°49′13″N 2°21′55″E / 48.82032°N 2.36529°E / 48.82032; 2.36529Coordinates: 48°49′13″N 2°21′55″E / 48.82032°N 2.36529°E / 48.82032; 2.36529
Owned byRATP
Operated byRATP
Other information
Fare zone1
History
Opened7 March 1930 (1930-03-07)
Services
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 7
Ivry branch
Location
Porte de Choisy is located in Paris
Porte de Choisy
Porte de Choisy
Location within Paris

The station opened on 7 March 1930 as part of Line 10 when it was extended from Place d'Italie. The station was integrated into line 7 on 26 April 1931. In 2006, Paris Tramway Line 3 (now 3a) opened, with a stop at Porte de Choisy.

Station layoutEdit

Street Level
B1 Connecting level
Line 7 platforms Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound     toward Mairie d'Ivry (Porte d'Ivry)
Northbound     toward La Courneuve – 8 Mai 1945 (Porte d'Italie)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Traub, Courtney. "How to Use Paris Public Transportation - Metro, Bus and RER". Retrieved 2008-04-22.