Cadillac (Montreal Metro)

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Cadillac
CadillacStationMetro.jpg
Station statistics
Address 5995, Sherbrooke Street East
and 3315, rue de Cadillac, Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°34′37″N 73°32′48″W / 45.57694°N 73.54667°W / 45.57694; -73.54667Coordinates: 45°34′37″N 73°32′48″W / 45.57694°N 73.54667°W / 45.57694; -73.54667
Connections
Depth 12.2 metres (40 feet), 42nd deepest
Other information
Opened 6 June 1976
Architect Longpré, Marchand, Goudreau, Dobush, Stewart, et Bourke
Operator Société de transport de Montréal
OPUS card vending machine and recharge
Traffic
Passengers () 2,203,624 entrances in 2006, 41st of 68
Services
Preceding station   Montreal Metro   Following station
toward Angrignon
Green Line

Cadillac is a station on the Green Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). It is in the district of Mercier-Ouest in the borough of Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1] The station opened on June 6, 1976, as part of the extension of the Green Line to Honoré-Beaugrand.

Overview[edit]

One of the murals by Jean Cartier

Designed by Longpré, Marchand, Goudreau, Dobush, Stewart, et Bourke, it is a normal side platform station built in tunnel. The central mezzanine gives access to the entrances diagonally across from one another at the corner of rue de Cadillac and rue Sherbrooke. The hallways to these entrances feature complementary murals by Jean Cartier.

Origin of the name[edit]

This station is named for rue de Cadillac. Antoine Laumet, dit de La Mothe sieur de Cadillac (1658–1730) was a colourful French explorer of New France. He founded Detroit, Michigan and commanded it from 1701 to 1710.

Connecting bus routes[edit]

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Société de transport de Montréal
Route Service Times Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 32 Lacordaire All-day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 185 Sherbrooke All-day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 259 Navette Or - Mercier-Ouest Tuesdays and Thursdays between Rush Hours Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 364 Sherbrooke/Joseph-Renaud Overnight Map Schedule
STM Metrobus Express.svg 432 Express Lacordaire Weekdays before 8:00PM Map Schedule

Nearby points of interest[edit]

  • Sanctuaire Marie-Reine-des-Coeurs
  • Centre hospitalier Grace-Dart

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Cadillac (Montreal Metro) at Wikimedia Commons