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The station opened on 2 June 1906 with the line 5.
It is situated on the border of the 5th and 13th arrondissements.
It is served by the metro lines 5 and 10.

station building

 

The building houses the train station and the two metro stations. Here a metro train leaves the station on the high tracks to cross the Seine over the Austerlitz Bridge.

 

 

 

 

escalator

 

This escalator leads from the lower metro station. The walls are tiled and bordered with brown tiles. Above it the walls are painted white.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 corridor

 

 

 

The walls in the corridor are tiled to the ceiling.

The advertising boards are surrounded by brown ceramic frames.

 

 

 

 

 

Platform Line 5

Line 5 started operation on 2 June 1906. It is an elevated station.

blue seats

 

Light blue plastic seats have been fixed to a blue metal bar on the ground. They are placed in front of a metal framed advertising board.

 

 

 

 

 

 

steel beams

 

 

The two tracks are separated by a criss-cross of brown steel beams. The beams also support the glass roof and the lights.

 

 

 

 

 

 

signage

 

 

The signage is in white capital letters on a blue background. The sign is fre-standing. Underneath the name is a map of the local area with the station exits marked.

Next to it a a couple of advertising posters for events sponsored by the RATP.


 

ceramic ornament

 

 

 

 

The ceramics on the wall near the corridor are some of the original features. The turquoise ceramic decorations show strong geometric forms on the top and rounded forms at the bottom.

The lights are in yellow tubes fixed to the wall. This section of wall is tiled with white ceramic tiles.

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Platform Line 10

Line 10 started operation on 12 July 1939. This station is an underground station and the eastern terminal of the line.

platform

 

The two platforms are on either side of the tracks.

The lights are in red metal casings fixed to the wall. This is the Andreu-Motte style.

The plastic seats are mounted on red metal bars fixed on the ground. They are orange or white.

The edge of the platform is marked in white, with no additional yellow line. A row of about 20 cm wide nobbed tiles has been added.

 corridor

 

The exit from the platform has orange horizontal tiles on the wall at the platform end and white tiles further along.

The ground has large yellow bars to guide passengers to the right.

 

 

 

walls

 

 

 

The walls of the platform are covered with white flate tiles placed horizontal.

The advertising posters are placed in large metal frames.

The signage is in all uppercase white letters on a blue sign.

 

 

terminal

 

 

 

The tunnel behind the terminal serves to let the metro change direction: the metro drives in, the switch changes and the metro exits on the other track.