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Paris Métro:
How to Ride the Trains

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ABOVE: A station of the automated Meteor Line, with glass screens between the platforms and the driverless trains. INSET BELOW: Turnstiles vary in appearance, but most have a slot on the front for T+ cardboard tickets and a purple area on top for swiping plastic cards such as Navigo Easy. (In some stations, you may see a few turnstiles without T+ ticket slots.)

After you've bought your ticket, carnet, or pass, you're ready to enter the Métro via the turnstiles. Here's what to do:

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Top photo: Copyright © Paris Tourist Office. Photographer: Catherine Balet.
Inset photo: Copyright  © Jan Kronendonk