Avron (Paris Métro)

Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Location 35, boul. de Charonne
11th arrondissement of Paris
Coordinates 48°51′07″N 2°23′52″E / 48.85194°N 2.397863°E / 48.85194; 2.397863Coordinates: 48°51′07″N 2°23′52″E / 48.85194°N 2.397863°E / 48.85194; 2.397863
Owned by RATP
Operated by RATP
Other information
Fare zone 1
Opened 2 April 1903 (1903-04-02)
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 2
Location within Paris

Avron is a station on Paris Métro Line 2, on the border of the 11th and 20th arrondissements.

The station was opened on 2 April 1903 when the line was extended from Bagnolet (now called Alexandre Dumas) to Nation. It is named after the Rue d'Avron, which is named after a small nearby plateau that served an important role in the defence of Paris in the Franco-Prussian War. It was the location of the Barrière de Montreuil, a gate built for the collection of taxation as part of the Wall of the Farmers-General; the gate was built between 1784 and 1788 and demolished during in the nineteenth century.[1][2][3]

Station layout

Street Level
B1 Mezzanine for platform connection
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1 toward Porte Dauphine (Alexandre Dumas)
Platform 2 toward Nation (Terminus)
Side platform, doors will open on the right



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