The images and pictures below show information about Simplon (Paris Métro). Simplon is a station of the Paris Métro, serving line 4 in the 18th arrondissement of Paris.
The station was opened on 21 April 1908 as part of the first section of the line from Châtelet to Porte de Clignancourt. It takes its name from the Rue du Simplon, named after the Simplon Pass in the Lepontine Alps, location of one of the longest railroad tunnels in the world.
On 6 August 2005, a train passing through Simplon station caught fire. The station closed for refurbishment and re-opened in February 2006.
Nearby attractions include the Square Maurice Kriegel-Valrimont and the Conservatoire Gustave Charpentier.
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