Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame
Saint-Michel – Notre-Dame RER B station
|Platforms||2 island platforms (RER B)|
2 side platforms (RER C)
|Station code||8778543 (RER B) / 8778543 (RER C)|
|Opened||26 September 1979|
The main entrance to the station is in Place Saint-Michel on the Rive Gauche of the Seine. There is also a satellite entrance to the platforms of Line B on Place Notre-Dame, which is on the Île de la Cité across the Seine from Place Saint-Michel. The platforms of RER B are underneath the Seine and pass at right-angles under the RER C platforms.
Saint-Michel is on Paris Métro Line 4 and Cluny – La Sorbonne is on Paris Métro Line 10. The latter station was closed between 1939 and 1988, when it reopened to connect with the new RER station and give access to Boulevard Saint-Germain.
On 25 July 1995, the station was the target of a terrorist attack, with a gas bottle exploding near one of the platforms, killing eight and wounding 80 people.
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