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Last month it was revealed that Line 14 of the Paris Métro has carried a record number of passengers since its inauguration.

When Line 14 of the Paris métro system was brought into service in 1998 it was the first entirely automatic underground line in the world. Today it carries more than 500,000 passengers each day from Gare Saint-Lazare to Les Olympiades in the 13th arrondissement. Since its inauguration, one billion of people have been carried by Line 14. Plans to extend it to Saint-Denis to the North and Orly Airport to the South will make Line 14 Paris’ most important line with over 1 million passengers each day.

Gare Saint-Lazare Paris © French Moments
Gare Saint-Lazare Paris © French Moments

In 2015, Line 14 serves 8 stations: Gare Saint-Lazare, Madeleine, Pyramides, Châtelet, Gare de Lyon, Bercy, Cour Saint-Émilion, Bibliothèque François Mitterrand and Les Olympiades.

About the author

Pierre is a French/Australian who is passionate about France and its culture. He grew up in France and Germany and has also lived in Australia and England. He has a background teaching French, Economics and Current Affairs, and holds a Master of Translating and Interpreting English-French with the degree of Master of International Relations, and a degree of Economics and Management. Pierre is the author of the Discovery Course on the Secrets of the Eiffel Tower and the Christmas book "Voyage au Pays de Noël".

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