Pré Saint-Gervais (Paris Métro)

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The station was opened on 18 January 1911 as a branch of line 7 from Louis Blanc to Pré Saint-Gervais on 18 January 1911. On 3 December 1967 this branch was separated from line 7, becoming line 7bis. It is named after the district of Pré-Saint-Gervais, which was part of the commune of Le Pré-Saint-Gervais before it was absorbed into Paris in 1860. Le Pré-Saint-Gervais is named after a chapel dedicated to Saint Gervasius.

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Haxo (Paris Métro) (0.26 km)

Haxo is a ghost station on the Paris Métro. It lies on an unused connecting branch between lines 3bis and 7bis. History The station is situated on a line which was constructed in the 1920s between Porte des Lilas (line 3bis) and Pré Saint-Gervais (line 7bis). A single track was built linking Place des Fêtes to Porte des Lilas, known as la voie des Fêtes, with one intermediate station, Haxo. For traffic in the other direction, another track was constructed linking Porte des Lilas to Pré Saint-Gervais, with no intermediate station, called la voie navette.

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