Falguière (Paris Métro)

Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Location 15th arrondissement of Paris
Coordinates 48°50′40″N 2°19′06″E / 48.844566°N 2.318287°E / 48.844566; 2.318287Coordinates: 48°50′40″N 2°19′06″E / 48.844566°N 2.318287°E / 48.844566; 2.318287
Owned by RATP
Operated by RATP
Other information
Fare zone 1
Opened 5 November 1910 (1910-11-05)
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 12
Location within Paris

Falguière is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the 15th arrondissement.

The station opened on 5 November 1910 as part of the original section of the Nord-Sud Company's line A between Porte de Versailles and Notre-Dame-de-Lorette. On 27 March 1931 line A became line 12 of the Métro. It is named after the Rue Falguière. Alexandre Falguière (1831–1890) was a French sculptor and painter.

The Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital (the first paediatric hospital in the world) is nearby.

Station layout

Street Level
B1 Mezzanine
Line 12 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound toward Mairie d'Issy (Pasteur)
Northbound toward Front Populaire (Montparnasse – Bienvenüe)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
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