Fabre (Montreal Metro)

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Fabre
FabreMontreal Metro.jpg
Station statistics
Address 1737, rue Jean-Talon Street Est
Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie and Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension, Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°32′52″N 73°36′26″W / 45.54778°N 73.60722°W / 45.54778; -73.60722Coordinates: 45°32′52″N 73°36′26″W / 45.54778°N 73.60722°W / 45.54778; -73.60722
Connections
Depth 13.0 metres (42 feet 8 inches), 40th deepest
Other information
Opened 16 June 1986
Architect Bédard & Averna
Operator Société de transport de Montréal
OPUS card Vending machine and recharge
Traffic
Passengers () 2,375,881 entrances in 2011, 44th of 68
Services
Preceding station   Montreal Metro   Following station
toward Snowdon
MtlMetro5.svg Blue Line
toward Saint-Michel

Fabre 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 on the Villeray neighborhood in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1]

Overview[edit]

It is a normal side platform station with two entrances: one on rue Fabre and another on avenue Papineau. The brightly coloured murals and continuous handrail were designed by artist Jean-Noël Poliquin.

Origin of name[edit]

Fabre is named for the nearby rue Fabre. The street name honours Monseigneur Édouard-Charles Fabre (1827–1896), Montreal's first archbishop (1886).

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Société de transport de Montréal
Route Service Times Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 45 Papineau All-day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 93 Jean-Talon All-day Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 359 Papineau Overnight Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 372 Jean-Talon Overnight Map Schedule

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fabre Metro Station

Nearby points of interest[edit]

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