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Gare L'Est
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Right-of-Way Subway Platform Layout Line 5 and 7 on same level with north 7 and south 5 sharing center island platform. 4 has seperate side platforms
Points of Interest A very busy station. Line 5 and 7 are on the same level. Southbound #5 trains has cross platform transfer with northbound # 7 trains. Line 4 is on a different level. Here are Gare L'Est and Gare du Nord rail stations.

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Northbound Line 5 train. (3/18/09) Roofs of 2 Line 5 trains. (3/18/09)
Northbound Line 5 train. (3/18/09) Looking across the station. This level has 4 tracks and 3 platforms for line 5 & 7 trains (3/18/09)
Northbound 7 train arriving. note the crowd on the platform (3/18/09) Same train arriving. (3/18/09)
Southbound train departing. (3/18/09) Same train departing. (3/18/09)


Toward:Mairie de Montrouge Toward: Porte de Clignanacourt
Chateau d'Eau Gare du Nord
Toward: Place d'Italie Toward: Bobigny-Pablo Picasso
Jacques Bonsergent Gare du Nord
Toward:Villiejuif Louis Aragon
or Mairie d'Ivry
Toward: La Courneuve - 8 Mai 1945
Poissonniere Chateau-Landon

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