Villejuif – Léo Lagrange (Paris Métro)

Villejuif Léo Lagrange
Paris Métro
Paris Métro station
Location 34, avenue de Paris
53, avenue de Paris
Coordinates 48°48′14″N 2°21′50″E / 48.803768°N 2.363927°E / 48.803768; 2.363927Coordinates: 48°48′14″N 2°21′50″E / 48.803768°N 2.363927°E / 48.803768; 2.363927
Owned by RATP
Operated by RATP
Other information
Fare zone 2
Opened 28 February 1985 (1985-02-28)
Preceding station   Paris Métro   Following station
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 7
Villejuif branch
Villejuif Léo Lagrange
Location within Paris

Villejuif – Léo Lagrange is a station of the Paris Métro, located on Line 7. It serves the commune of Villejuif. It was opened when Line 7 was extended from Le Kremlin-Bicêtre to Villejuif – Louis Aragon on 28 February 1985. The station is named after Léo Lagrange (1900–1940), a French socialist politician and under-secretary of state for sport, who helped organise the People's Olympiad in Barcelona in opposition to the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin and died during the Battle of France. The station is decorated with sporting exhibits.

Station layout

Street Level
B1 Connecting level
Line 7 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound toward Villejuif – Louis Aragon (Villejuif – Paul Vaillant-Couturier)
Northbound toward La Courneuve – 8 Mai 1945 (Le Kremlin-Bicêtre)
Side platform, doors will open on the right


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