Vimont (AMT)

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Vimont
Station statistics
Address 50 Bellerose Blvd. West,
Laval, Quebec[1]
Coordinates 45°36′16″N 73°44′35″W / 45.60444°N 73.74306°W / 45.60444; -73.74306Coordinates: 45°36′16″N 73°44′35″W / 45.60444°N 73.74306°W / 45.60444; -73.74306
Connections [1][2]
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking 470 spaces[1]
Bicycle facilities 14 spaces
Other information
Opened October 18, 2006 (2006-10-18)
Fare zone 3[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2013[3]) 260,500
Services
Preceding station   AMT   Following station
Saint-Jérôme

Vimont is an commuter train station in Laval, Quebec, Canada on the Saint-Jérôme Line of the Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) (in English, the "Metropolitan transportation agency"), the umbrella organization that plans, integrates, and coordinates public transportation services in the Greater Montreal, Quebec, Canada area. Vimont is in Fare Zone 3 and currently has 200 parking spaces.[1]

History[edit]

CP Service[edit]

There was previously a Canadian Pacific Railway station called "Petite-Cote" at this location.

AMT Service[edit]

The station was opened on October 18, 2006 following growing demand for service following the collapse of the De la Concorde overpass in Laval. The station has since become a permanent stop on the line. Between 2011 and 2013, the double track was extended north through the station, requiring the construction of a second side platform.[4]

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Société de transport de Laval[2][edit]

Société de transport de Laval
No. Route Name Route Map
(Click on "Route map")
Schedule
27 Vimont - Metro Cartier Map Schedule, north bound
South bound
45 Vimont - Chomedey / Metro Montmorency Map Schedule, north bound
South bound

Future plans[edit]

The station will be made permanent once the City of Laval completes the extension of boulevard Dagenais between boulevard des Laurentides and boulevard Industriel. The new station calls for 300 permanent parking spaces, kiss and ride spaces, and a bus loop. After completion of the first phase, the AMT will evaluate the long-term needs of the station, which could call for up to 600 parking spaces, and plan for the second phase, if required.

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