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All, 

 

Heres a quick report from another Paris Ghost Station i have now visited. Its one of the larger ghost stations and one of the most well known. Ive not been activley posting much as of late due to other commitments but i am out there exploring and got another big trip lined up this year too.

I wont bore you any longer, but heres some history of the station stolen from Google

 

Saint-Martin is a ghost station of the Paris Métro, located on lines 8 and 9 between the stations of Strasbourg - Saint-Denis and République, on the border of the 3rd and 10th arrondissements of Paris.

The station was closed on 2 September 1939 at the start of World War II. It reopened after the French Liberation with a lot of traffic passing through, but was eventually closed again as a result of its proximity to the neighboring station of Strasbourg - Saint-Denis, which lies only 100 metres away.

In the past, the station served to shelter homeless persons, and the eastern section of the location is currently used as a day shelter for the homeless (managed by the Salvation Army).

 

The station closed on 2nd September 1939.

 

Heres afew of my shots i took

 

30167684378_0569083394_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

30167683048_d78ca4c451_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

42226705610_d172db3092_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

29098737997_d658919d9d_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

30167682358_1d57f49170_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

42226699880_676e902444_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

44036106741_2b0ccc4543_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

42226695730_5619eae3c4_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

42226693120_0711b28e0d_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

42226690790_549d3a7e3e_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

44036101431_bccf4c5046_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

43987445522_ebd04c0cc1_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

44036099021_5ce9a6ea9f_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

43987428592_d80bd8cbdc_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

44036097791_42f1dfcec0_b.jpgSaint Martin by Dirty Jigsaw, on Flickr

 

Thanks for looking. 

 

DJ

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Nice) I was there earlier this year, we encountered some people who are chilling out there on a regular basis at nights) 

We visited Croix Rouge and Champ-de-Mars last weekend. Still don't have time to sort my pictures) 

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