Paris Métro Links
ABOVE: Two trains
Rodin replica in the Varennes Métro station. INSET: Tile sign on a station wall.
Métro Web links
RATP - Tourists
RATP, the public-transportation network of Paris, has a
and other information. Some information is in French only, but you can
translate with Google.
History, commentary, and photos
If you're a railfan who reads French, Clive Lamming's beautifully illustrated
book about the Paris Métro deserves a place in your collection.
Picture Gallery: Paris Métro
Click the subdirectory links to view thumbnails and full-size images.
The Musée des Transports Urbains, Interurbains, et Ruraux has a
collection of 170 historic vehicles (some dating back to 1863) that are in
storage while the museum waits for a new site and funding.
Paris Métro -
Top photo: Copyright © Paris Tourist Office.
Photographer: Catherine Balet.
Inset photo: Copyright © Judith Dalman.