Édouard-Montpetit (Montreal Metro)

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Édouard-Montpetit
Édouard-Montpetitmetro.jpg
Station statistics
Address 2030/2040, Boulevard Édouard-Monpetit and 80, Avenue Vincent-D'Indy
Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°30′36″N 73°36′45″W / 45.51000°N 73.61250°W / 45.51000; -73.61250Coordinates: 45°30′36″N 73°36′45″W / 45.51000°N 73.61250°W / 45.51000; -73.61250
Connections
Depth 16.6 metres (54 feet 6 inches), 26th deepest
Other information
Opened 4 January 1988
Architect Patrice Gauthier
Operator Société de transport de Montréal
OPUS card vending machine and recharge
Traffic
Passengers () 1,312,166 entrances in 2006, 55th of 68
Services
Preceding station   Montreal Metro   Following station
toward Snowdon
MtlMetro5.svg Blue Line
toward Saint-Michel

Édouard-Montpetit is a station on the Blue Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system, operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). It is located in the Côte-des-Neiges area of borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1]

Overview[edit]

It is a normal side platform station.

Origin of name[edit]

Édouard-Montpetit metro station takes its name from the street under which it lies: Édouard-Montpetit Boulevard. The boulevard in turn takes its name from Édouard Montpetit (1881–1954), a Quebec lawyer, economist and academic closely linked with the nearby Université de Montréal.

Particularities[edit]

Édouard-Montpetit metro station was designed to be able to provide a connection with the Agence métropolitaine de transport's Montreal—Deux Montagnes commuter rail line, which during the planning of the original network was to have been converted into Line 3 of the metro. However, this never made it past the planning stage. If such a connection were implemented, high-speed elevators would run from the metro station to the train station in the Mount Royal Tunnel, 75 metres (246 feet)[2] below. The ventilation shaft for the Mount Royal Tunnel is next to the Édouard-Montpetit Station.[2]

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Société de transport de Montréal
Route Service Times Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 51 Boulevard Édouard-Montpetit All-day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 119 Rockland All-day before 8:00PM Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 368 Mont-Royal Overnight Map Schedule

Nearby points of interest[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Édouard-Montpetit Metro Station
  2. ^ a b Tunnel

External links[edit]