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Saint-Lazare is a station on the Paris Métro serving lines 3, 12, 13 and 14 located on the border of the 8th and 9th arrondissements. It is the second busiest station of the metro system after Gare du Nord with 39 million passengers annually and is the western terminus of line 14.

The station offers connections to the following other stations:

The station is named after the mainline railway station, which is situated in the Rue Saint-Lazare. It is in the commercial centre of Paris, near the major department stores.

History

The station opened on 14 October 1904, four days after the opening of the first section of line 3 between Père Lachaise and Villiers.

The line 12 platforms opened on 5 November 1910 as part of the Nord-Sud Company's line B from Porte de Versailles to Notre-Dame-de-Lorette. The line 13 platforms opened on 26 February 1911 as part of the same company's line B from Saint-Lazare to Porte de Saint-Ouen. It was the southern terminus of the line until 27 June 1973 when it was extended to Miromesnil. On 27 March 1931 the Nord-Sud Company was taken over by the Compagnie du chemin de fer métropolitain de Paris and line A became line 12 of the Métro and line B became line 13.

On 12 July 1999 the RER station of Haussmann – Saint-Lazare was opened. On 16 December 2003 the line 14 platforms were opened with the extension of the line from Madeleine. On the same day a corridor opened connecting to the station of Saint-Augustin on line 9.

Station layout

The platforms are connected by a mezzanine, which has entrances/exits to street level.

The platforms are listed by line number.

Line 3

Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 3 toward Pont de Levallois – Bécon (Europe)
Eastbound Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 3 toward Gallieni (Havre – Caumartin)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Line 12

Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 12 toward Mairie d'Issy (Madeleine)
Northbound Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 12 toward Front Populaire (Trinité – d'Estienne d'Orves)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Line 13

Side platform with PEDs, doors will open on the right
Northbound Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 13 toward Asnières – Gennevilliers – Les Courtilles or Saint-Denis – Université (Liège)
Southbound Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 13 toward Châtillon – Montrouge (Miromesnil)
Side platform with PEDs, doors will open on the right

Line 14

Side platform with PSDs, doors will open on the right
Northbound Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 14 termination track
Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 14 (planned) toward Mairie de Saint-Ouen (Pont Cardinet)
Southbound Paris Métro Paris Métro Line 14 toward Olympiades (Madeleine)
Side platform with PSDs, doors will open on the right

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