Atwater (Montreal Metro)

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Atwater
Atwater-Metro-Station.JPG
Station statistics
Address 2322, rue Ste-Catherine Ouest and 3015, boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest
Ville-Marie, Montreal and Westmount
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°29′23″N 73°35′10″W / 45.48972°N 73.58611°W / 45.48972; -73.58611Coordinates: 45°29′23″N 73°35′10″W / 45.48972°N 73.58611°W / 45.48972; -73.58611
Connections
Depth 7.6 metres (24 feet 11 inches), 56th deepest
Other information
Opened 14 October 1966
Architect David, Boulva et Cleve
Operator Société de transport de Montréal
OPUS card vending machine and recharge
Traffic
Passengers () 7,221,968 entrances in 2011, 7th of 68
Services
Preceding station   Montreal Metro   Following station
toward Angrignon
Green Line

Atwater is a station on the Green Line of the Metro rapid transit system operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). It is located on the border between the city of Westmount and the borough of Ville-Marie in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1]

The station opened on October 14, 1966, as part of the original network of the metro; it was the western terminus of the Green Line until the extension to Angrignon in 1978.

Architecture and art[edit]

Designed by David, Boulva et Cleve, it is a normal side platform station, built in open cut under the De Maisonneuve Boulevard. It has a large mezzanine with ticket barriers on either end. It has underground city connections to the Place Alexis Nihon, Westmount Square, and Dawson College.

The station is equipped with the MétroVision information screens which displays news, commercials, and the time till the next train.

Station entrance on the southeasterly corner of Atwater Avenue and Saint Catherine Street

Origin of the name[edit]

This station is named for Atwater Avenue, named for Edwin Atwater (1808–1874), a municipal alderman of the district of Saint-Antoine. The street was named for him in 1871.

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Société de transport de Montréal
Route Service Times Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 15 Sainte-Catherine All-day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 57 Pointe-Saint-Charles All-day, Located one block east on Lambert-Closse and Ste-Catherine Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 63 Girouard Weekdays before 8:00PM, Saturdays before 7:00PM Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 90 Saint-Jacques All-day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 104 Cavendish All-day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 108 Bannantyne All-day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 138 Notre-Dame-de-Grâce All-day, Weekends before 8:00PM Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 144 Avenue Des Pins All-day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 150 René-Lévesque All-day before 7:00PM, Weekends before 6:00PM Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 350 Verdun/LaSalle Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 354 Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue/Downtown Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 355 Pie-IX Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 356 Lachine/Montreal-Trudeau/Des Sources Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 358 Sainte-Catherine Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 360 Avenue des Pins Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 364 Sherbrooke/Joseph-Renaud Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 369 Côte-des-Neiges Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 371 Décarie Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 376 Pierrefonds/Downtown Overnight Map Schedule

Nearby points of interest[edit]

Connected via the underground city[edit]

Other[edit]

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