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London, Feb 15 : How about making a groove after gulping down your favourite cuisine with the bubbly at a Metro station?
If we hear a politician running for mayor of Paris this year, nearly a dozen 'phantom' stations in the city would be transformed into eye-catching public places.
There are nearly a dozen phantom stations in Paris, some of which were closed during World War II to save money, said a report in the Slate magazine.
The idea to breathe life into the old subway stations was proposed by politician Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet.
She has also asked architect Manal Rachdi and urban planner Nicolas Laisne for designs.
So a sleek Metro station would have a nightclub, a restaurant, arts space, a public pool, an art gallery and an underground garden.
Paris' public transportation operator RATP group has identified seven stations that are suitable locations for renovation but that won't be easy and cost a lot.
Some stations have narrow platforms, electrified tracks and some lack street access.
The outcome whether to turn these seven stations into successful urban public spaces is to be decided by the end of March, the report added.
--IANS (Posted on 15-02-2014)
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