New Paris metro station opens on Saturday 23 March

22 March 2013


New Paris metro station opens on Saturday 23 March


On Saturday March 23, line 4 of the Paris metro inaugurates a new station which becomes the 303rd underground station in Paris. The new metro stop is to the south of Paris and will be the new terminus, serving the town of Montrouge.


The new station is called "Mairie de Montrouge" and it extends metro line 4 by a further 1.4km to the south of Porte d’Orléans. This journey is only 1 minute in duration and the time to reach Porte de Clignancourt in the north of Paris from Mairie de Montrouge is only 30 minutes. This becomes the 27th station on line 4 and will increase passenger numbers by 37,900. Line 4 is already the second busiest in Paris with daily passengers of 674,000. It will be interesting to see what affect these new passengers will have on an already busy line.


To celebrate the day of the inauguration, a program of events is being held on Saturday 23 March :


  • 12pm : Official launch of the metro station in front of Saint-Jacques church
  • Around 1pm : First train departure in the direction of Porte de Clignacourt
  • 2pm : Festivities begin with demonstrations of hip hop and electro music by locals from Montrouge, a giant Zumba dance lesson, musicians, a PALI exhibition and much more.


Find out more about the new metro station on line 4 on the RATP website.


Complete the form to enquire / comment on the article:
First Name Last Name E-mail Telephone  Click image to generate a new code Code
Enquiry / comment

Facebook Comments



One bedroom Apartment in Beaubourg
FROM: From €175/night or €979/week
A one bedroom apartment for rent in the heart of Paris sleeping up to 4 people
View Details

Latest News

WICE Announces Registration is Now Open for the New Fall Course Lineup
DATE: 29 Jul 2014
WICE announces new course line up for expats in Paris
View Details


Time Traveler Tours
Time Traveler Tours, Paris
View Details




Jobs in Paris
Sightseeing In Paris? See 60+ Sights -Paris Pass
Paris Classical Concert Tickets
Trendy Bars in Paris