Côte-des-Neiges station

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Côte-des-Neiges
Station metro Cote-des-Neiges Montreal.jpg
Location 5316/5351, chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°29′48″N 73°37′24″W / 45.49667°N 73.62333°W / 45.49667; -73.62333Coordinates: 45°29′48″N 73°37′24″W / 45.49667°N 73.62333°W / 45.49667; -73.62333
Operated by Société de transport de Montréal
Connections
Construction
Depth 17.6 metres (57 feet 9 inches), 24th deepest
Architect Tétreault, Parent, Languedoc
History
Opened 4 January 1988
Traffic
Passengers 4,194,893 entrances in 2013, 26th of 68
Services
Preceding station   Montreal Metro.svg Montreal Metro   Following station
Terminus
Blue Line
toward Saint-Michel

Côte-des-Neiges station is a Montreal Metro station in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1] It is operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and serves the Blue Line. It is located in the Côte-des-Neiges area of the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. It opened in 1988.

Overview[edit]

It is a normal side platform station built in tunnel. A ticket hall, also in tunnel, diverges to two entrances, one on each side of Ch. de la Côte-des-Neiges. The western entrance is housed in an imposing building containing a stained glass window by Claude Bettinger, while the eastern one is integrated into another building and includes a suite of sculptures by Bernard Chaudron. A second stained-glass mural by Bettinger is found in the transept leading to the platforms.

Origin of name[edit]

Côte-des-Neiges station takes its name from the road on which it lies: Côte-des-Neiges Road.

Côte-des-Neiges Road takes its name from the settlement originally on this location, the Village of Côte-des-Neiges, which was created in 1862, and annexed by Montreal in two parts in 1908 and 1910.

The name for the area, Côte de Notre-Dame des Neiges (Our Lady of the Snows Hill), dates from the early 18th century. The name lives on in the church and the school in the centre of the former village.

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Société de transport de Montréal
Route Service Times Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 51 Boulevard Édouard-Montpetit All-day, Located 2 blocks east on Decelles Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 119 Rockland All-day before 8:00PM Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 165 Côte-des-Neiges All-day Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 368 Avenue du Mont-Royal Overnight, Located 2 blocks east on Decelles Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 369 Côte-des-Neiges Overnight Map Schedule
STM Metrobus Reserved.svg 435 Express Du Parc/Côte-des-Neiges Rush Hours Map Schedule

Nearby points of interest[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Côte-des-Neiges Metro Station

External links[edit]