Leadership

An Underground Railway Scheme for Paris.

Issue 24 and Volume 1891 9.

An Underground Railway Scheme for Paris. A representative of Galignani’s Messenger has held an interview with M. Eiffel as to the project for an underground railway in Paris. In explaining what he proposed, the great engineer said he had avoided passing under houses. The railway would pass under the great roads, and the open part would extend from the Boulevard Voltaire to the Gar d’Orleans. The principal line forms an elongated and broken ellipse, a sort of wheel, the spokes of which are attached to the Ceinture railway and the great railway lines. Generally speaking, the line, as proposed, starts from the Madeline, follows the great boulevards to the Place dc la Kcpublique, runs to the Boulevard Voltaire, the Boulevard Richard Lenoir, the Vincennes and Lyons stations, crosses the Seine above the Pont d’Austerlitz, to the Orleans station, rccrosses the Seine, and returns to the Madeline by the yuais of…

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