Richelieu – Drouot (Paris Métro)

Richelieu - Drouot (French pronunciation: ​[ʁiʃ(ə)ljø dʁu.o]) is a station of the Paris Métro on Line 8 and Line 9. It was opened on 30 June 1928 with the extension of line 8 from Opéra and line 9 from Chaussée d'Antin.

Richelieu - Drouot
Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Metro de Paris - Ligne 9 - Richelieu - Drouot 01.jpg
Location2nd arrondissement of Paris
Île-de-France
France
Coordinates48°52′19″N 2°20′19″E / 48.871987°N 2.338741°E / 48.871987; 2.338741Coordinates: 48°52′19″N 2°20′19″E / 48.871987°N 2.338741°E / 48.871987; 2.338741
Owned byRATP
Operated byRATP
Other information
Fare zone1
History
Opened30 June 1928 (1928-06-30)
Services
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
toward Balard
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 8
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 9
Location
Richelieu - Drouot is located in Paris
Richelieu - Drouot
Richelieu - Drouot
Location within Paris

It is named after the Boulevard de Richelieu and Rue Drouot. Richelieu (1585–1642) was Secretary of State to Louis XIII. Antoine Drouot (1774–1847) was Aide-de-camp to Napoleon I in 1813 and accompanied him to Elba and during his brief comeback known as the Hundred Days.

Station layoutEdit

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
B1 Mezzanine Fare control
B2 Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound     toward Balard (Opéra)
Eastbound     toward Pointe du Lac (Grands Boulevards)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
B3 Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound     toward Pont de Sèvres (Chaussée d'Antin – La Fayette)
Eastbound     toward Mairie de Montreuil (Grands Boulevards)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

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