Versailles-Château-Rive Gauche station

Versailles-Château–Rive Gauche is a station on line C of the Paris Region's express suburban rail system, the RER. It is situated in Versailles, in the département of Yvelines. This station is the terminus of RER C5, and the closest train station to the Château de Versailles. The station was named Versailles - Rive Gauche ("Versailles–left bank") until February 2012, and was renamed to help tourists find their way to the Château.

Versailles-Château–Rive Gauche
RER
RER commuter rail station
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Location5 avenue du Général de Gaulle
78000 Versailles
Coordinates48°48′0″N 2°7′45″E / 48.80000°N 2.12917°E / 48.80000; 2.12917Coordinates: 48°48′0″N 2°7′45″E / 48.80000°N 2.12917°E / 48.80000; 2.12917
Owned bySNCF
Line(s)     RER RER C
Platforms5 (2 island platforms and 1 side platform)
Tracks5 at platform + 1 siding
ConnectionsNoctilien, bus
Other information
Station code87393157
Fare zone4
History
Opened10 September 1840
Previous namesVersailles-Rive-Gauche
Passengers
13000
Services
Preceding station   RER   Following station
TerminusRER RER C
RER RER C
toward Juvisy

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