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Uritsk Andrey • 3 minutes read • August 7th, 2016


Metro is one of the oldest subways of the world, opened in 1900 for the World exhibition. The words "Metro" and "Metropolitan" were worldwide distributed thanks to the Paris subway.
1paris-metro.jpgThe first lines passed under the streets strictly so as not to fall into the cellars of houses and this is why some of the first stations of the Paris Metro lines have curved platforms. The Paris Metro was built with varying intensity throughout the 20th century, covering the whole city nowadays.
The Paris Metro is connected to high-speed lines of the city train RER, covering all suburbs of


and connected to the main railway stations and airports. The Paris Metro service modern waggonages, many of which operate automatically without drivers.
2paris-metro.jpg3paris-metro.jpgOne of the first lines of the Paris Metro passes over the city on the overpasses:
4paris-metro.jpgThese are typical entrances to the old metro stations in Paris:
5paris-metro.jpg6paris-metro.jpg7paris-metro.jpgHere’s one of the old stations with curved platforms:
8paris-metro.jpgThis is a typical outdoor station:
9paris-metro.jpgThe architecture of the stations of the Paris Metro is simple without any artistic delights. However, the


Metro is special, comparable to nothing.
Author: Uritsk
Translated by: Zoozi

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