Ledru-Rollin (Paris Métro)
|Paris Métro station|
|Location||Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Antoine x Av. Ledru-Rollin|
11th and 12th arrondissement of Paris
|Opened||5 May 1931|
Ledru-Rollin (French pronunciation: [lədʁy ʁɔlɛ̃]) is a station on Line 8 of the Paris Métro. It is located at the intersection of the Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Antoine and Avenue Ledru-Rollin (after which it is named), on the border between the 11th arrondissement and 12th arrondissement.
The station opened on 5 May 1931 with the extension of the line from Richelieu – Drouot to Porte de Charenton. Avenue Ledru-Rollin is named after lawyer Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin (1807–1874) who founded the newspaper La Réforme in 1843 and served as Minister of the Interior in 1848.
In 2013, 3,917,141 passengers used the station, making it the 128th busiest out of 302 on the Métro network.
|B1||Mezzanine for platform connection|
|Platform level||Side platform, doors will open on the right|
|toward Balard||← toward Balard (Bastille)|
|toward Pointe du Lac||toward Pointe du Lac (Faidherbe – Chaligny) →|
|Side platform, doors will open on the right|
Places of interest
The Promenade Plantée, a 4.5 km long elevated garden along the abandoned railway which led to the former Gare de La Bastille railway station, is located nearby. The Opéra Bastille, also served by Bastille station, is also close to Ledru-Rollin.
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- Roland, Gérard (2003). Stations de métro. D’Abbesses à Wagram. Éditions Bonneton.