427 Express Saint-Joseph
|Founded||March 29, 2010 |
|Service type||Express bus service|
|Stops||28 eastbound, 29 westbound|
|Destinations||Guy-Concordia Metro - Laurier/ Pie-IX|
|Fleet||Nova Bus LFS|
|Daily ridership||5,594 (2011) |
|Operator||Société de transport de Montréal|
|Website||427 Route Map|
The 427 Express Saint-Joseph is an express bus route in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). The route operates from Monday to Friday during the morning and afternoon rush hours. It operates from 6:45 AM to 9 AM and 3:30 PM to 6 PM. It is a wheelchair-accessible route. It serves the boroughs of Ville-Marie, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal and Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie. It has 28 stops in the northbound direction and 29 stops in the southbound direction. It is also linked to Guy-Concordia Station of the Montreal Metro's green line, Berri-UQAM Station on the green, orange and yellow line and finally it also serves Laurier Station on the orange line. The fare is $3.25 cash (coins only) or an STM transit pass.
This route runs at intervals of 3-10 minutes during rush hour only, and only in the customary peak direction (west in the morning, and east in the evening). It runs concurrently with route 27 Boulevard Saint-Joseph; however the 427 has a limited number of stops and serves the downtown area as well. This portion of the route runs along a reserved lane on René Lévesque Boulevard. There is no service on week-ends and holidays.