Pyramides (Paris Métro)

Pyramides (French pronunciation: [piʁamid]) is a station on Line 7 and Line 14 of the Paris Métro. It is named after the Rue des Pyramides, which commemorates the victory in 1798 of Napoleon's Armée d’Orient over the Mamluks of Murad Bey in the Battle of the Pyramids in Egypt. The Line 7 station opened in 1916 and the Line 14 station was opened at the line's inception in 1998.

Pyramides
Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Metro de Paris - Ligne 7 - Pyramides 01.jpg
Line 7 platforms
Location1st arrondissement of Paris
Île-de-France
France
Coordinates48°51′57″N 2°20′05″E / 48.86587°N 2.33467°E / 48.86587; 2.33467Coordinates: 48°51′57″N 2°20′05″E / 48.86587°N 2.33467°E / 48.86587; 2.33467
Owned byRATP
Operated byRATP
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone1
History
Opened1 July 1916 (1916-07)
Services
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 7
toward Saint-Lazare
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 14
toward Olympiades
Location
Pyramides is located in Paris
Pyramides
Pyramides
Location within Paris

Station layoutEdit

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
B1 Mezzanine to Exits/Entrances
B2 Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound     toward Villejuif – Louis Aragon or Mairie d'Ivry (Palais Royal – Musée du Louvre)
Northbound     toward La Courneuve – 8 Mai 1945 (Opéra)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
B3 Side platform with PSDs, doors will open on the right
Northbound     toward Saint-Lazare (Madeleine)
Southbound     toward Olympiades (Châtelet)
Side platform with PSDs, doors will open on the right

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

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