November 11th Ceremonies: subways and RER stations interrupted in Paris


Sunday 11 November will be the day of the celebrations of the centenary of the 1918 armistice. For the occasion, many heads of state and government are invited, in addition to the crowd expected as every year. For security reasons and for the management of fashion shows and other celebrations, some underground and RER stations will be closed to the public.

It will then take the proper precautions to move and if the subway will be disturbed, there is no need to prefer the car: the traffic will also be extremely complicated in much of the capital.

See also: Ceremonies November 11 – some streets barred in Paris

a official ceremony will be held at 8:00 am at the Arc de Triomphe, the RATP indicated that the subway stations and some exits would be "Sensitive" be closed from 5:30.

These include: Charles de Gaulle Etoile station (RER A and metro 1, 2, 6), Franklin D. Roosevelt station (metro 1), Champs-Elysées Clemenceau station (lines 1 and 13), Concorde station (lines 1, 8 and 12), the Argentina and George V stations (line 1), the Porte Dauphine station (subway 2) and finally the RER C Avenue Foch station.

the Forum for peace it will also take place in the north-east of the capital. The police could then close some stations from 10:00. The stops involved are those of line 5 (Porte de Pantin) and line 3B (also Porte de Pantin). The traffic will also be completely interrupted on the entire line by 16h.

Finally, a anti-Trump demonstration is scheduled on the Place de la République at 14h, while the President of the United States is currently in France. At noon the Temple (line 3) and Republic stations (subways 3, 5, 8, 9, 11) will be closed, but connections should be secured.


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