Extension of line 14: here is the commissioning date

Considered as the “backbone” of the Grand Paris Express, line 14 will very soon be extended to the North and South. From the end of June 2024, line 14 will connect Orly airport to Saint-Denis Pleyel in 40 minutes. Official date of entry into service, municipalities served, new stations and stations, future connections… here is everything you need to know about the extension of this famous line 14 in Paris and Île-de-France.

With its 4 new lines (15, 16, 17 and 18), the extension of line 14 and its 68 new stations, the future network of Grand Paris Express gets talked about a lot. It must be said that the project is colossal. First step of Grand Paris Express ? THE extension of line 14 in the North and the South. “ The first large automatic metro line in 1998, line 14 is preparing to change size to become the main north-south link of the Paris metro, and the backbone of the Grand Paris Express » is it even specified on the website of the Major Projects Companyformerly Greater Paris Societyresponsible for designing and building the Greater Paris public transport network.

Today, the line 14 connects the Mairie de Saint-Ouen station to that of Olympiades, thus serving a total of 13 stations. Although this line has a short route, it nevertheless offers users a large number of connections, namely 10 metro lines, 5 RER lines, 3 Transilien lines and 2 tram lines. It also serves no less than 3 Parisian stations: the Lyon and Saint-Lazare stations, then the Bercy station.

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But in a few weeks, and more precisely from June 24, 2024THE route of line 14 will be much longer, with an additional station in the North (Saint-Denis Pleyel) and 7 others in the South, for a total of 15 kilometers of additional line. The main advantage? The possibility of reaching the future terminus, “ Orly Airport “, Since “ Saint-Denis-Pleyel » in about 40 minutes.

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While line 14 of the Paris metro must be extended in 2024, Île-de-France Mobilités has revealed the final names of the 8 future stations of this main line which will connect Saint-Denis – Pleyel to Orly Airport. [Lire la suite]

These future stations will cross a ten municipalities in the Ile-de-France region distributed across 3 departments of Île-de-France, including the city of St Denis in Seine-Saint-Denis, as well as the municipalities of Kremlin-Bicêtreof Gentillyof Villejuifof Chevilly-Larueof L’Haÿ-les-Roses or even Thiais in Val-de-Marne and Paray-Vieille-Poste in Essonne.

The 8 new stations of line 14

Saint-Denis – Pleyel station (North)
With three access points built, this future station will connect the Pleyel and La Plaine districts in Seine-Saint-Denis. The only station in the network to connect 4 metro lines, the station “ Saint-Denis – Pleyel » will welcome 250,000 travelers per day by 2030, i.e. “lhe highest attendance at the new Grand Paris Express stations » indicates the Société du Grand Paris. This future station will thus offer a connection with lines 14, 15, 16 and 17.

On the architectural side, travelers at the “ Saint-Denis – Pleyel » will be able to walk along platforms located 28 meters underground and discover nine levels, four of which are underground… all on 26,000 m²!

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It will be the major station of the Grand Paris Express for many users of Parisian and Ile-de-France public transport. Saint-Denis-Pleyel station, the future northern terminus of line 14, should be inaugurated at the end of June 2024. Platforms located at a depth of 28 meters, 4 underground levels, 20,000m² of passenger space, 3,750m² of glass facade, station designed by the Japanese Kengo Kuma… Wednesday May 15, 2024, we were able to discover this new station which is generating a lot of anticipation. We tell you about this immersion in the Saint-Denis-Pleyel station one month before it opens to travelers. [Lire la suite]

White House Station (South)
First station on the extension of line 14 to Orly Airport, Maison Blanche station is the only Parisian station on the Grand Paris Express network », Explains the Société du Grand Paris. For residents of the surrounding area, know that it is currently built on avenue d’Italie, at the foot of the Super-Italie Tower.

Bicetre Hospital Station (South)
Located in Kremlin-Bicêtre, more exactly along rue Gabriel Péri and the A6b motorway, the “ Bicetre Hospital » will therefore serve the town of Kremlin-Bicêtre, but also Gentilly. Located at the entrance to the Bicêtre Hospital, this station plans to be part of a rapidly developing sector. In the future, users will be able to travel between “ Bicetre Hospital ” And “ Orly Airport » in just 12 minutes compared to 45 minutes today.

Villejuif-Gustave Roussy station (South)
The train station “ Villejuif – Gustave-Roussy Institute » has not yet been inaugurated, but it is already considered an emblematic station of the Grand Paris Expressinsofar as it will connect two lines of the future network: line 15 South and the southern extension of line 14.
Located at the gates of the Gustave Roussy center, the first cancer center in Europe, the “ Villejuif – Gustave-Roussy Institute » will occupy an urban space of 7,500 m² on the surface, and will be deployed underground on nine levels, with the platforms of line 14 “ located at level -7 at 36.7 meters depth and those of line 15 South at -9 at 48.8 meters depth », explains the Société du Grand Paris.

L’Haÿ-Les-Roses Station (South)
With its strategic location, the Station “ L’Haÿ-Les-Roses » should make it possible to serve the districts of the towns of L’Haÿ-les-Roses, Villejuif and Chevilly-Larue; three dynamic towns in Val-de-Marne.

Chevilly-Larue station (International market) (South)
An important future station in the eyes of many restaurateurs, this station “ Chevilly-Larue » will serve the famous Rungis National Interest Market, the largest fresh produce market in the world which extends over 234 hectares. This station will also allow “ serving the future Cité de la Gastronomie and the ZAC Anatole France and Triangle des Meuniers projects » specifies the Société du Grand Paris.

Thiais-Orly station (Pont de Rungis) (South)
Located in the town of Thiais, the station “ Thiais – Orly » is currently under construction at Avenue du Docteur Marie. It will also serve the towns of Rungis and Orly.

Orly Airport Station (South)
Future new terminus of line 14 located in the town of Paray-Vieille-Poste, the “ Orly Airport » will serve the second French airport. At this station, a work by street artist Vhils and architect François Tamisier will be inaugurated for the occasion. Together, the two artists will create a large azulejo fresco.

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Eagerly awaited by many Ile-de-France residents and Parisians, public transport users, the entry into service of the extension of line 14 is announced for the month of June 2024. 8 new stations will see the light of day, including the Orly Airport station, new terminus located to the south of the line. A station where we were able to discover the progress of the work as well as the future passenger route during a site visit organized on Tuesday March 5. We tell you. [Lire la suite]

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Other information, and not the least, line 14 will in the future be the only connecting metro line with lines 15, 16, 17 and 18 of the Grand Paris Express.

Connections provided by these future stations

  • Saint-Denis – Pleyel station: connections with future lines 15, 16 and 17, and the RER D
  • Maison Blanche station: connections with metro line 7 and tram T3a
  • Bicêtre Hospital Station: no connection
  • Villejuif-Gustave Roussy station: connection with future line 15
  • L’Haÿ-Les-Roses station: no connection
  • Chevilly-Larue station (International Market): connection with tram T7
  • Thiais-Orly station (Pont de Rungis): connection with RER C
  • Orly Airport station: connections with future line 18 and tram T7

Extension of line 14, when will it be put into service?

So, when will travelers from the Ile-de-France region be able to discover the North and South extensions of line 14? The commissioning of this extension of line 14 is announced for Monday June 24, 2024i.e. shortly before the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris. This is what Île-de-France Mobilités announced on its Facebook Page on May 24.

Also note that all of these 8 new stations will open to travelers at the same time, except the station Villejuif-Gustave Roussyin interconnection with the future line 15. When the extension of line 14 is put into service, trains will not stop at this station for the first weeks and months. The opening of the station Villejuif-Gustave Roussy is announced for the month of December 2024.

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