Côte-des-Neiges station

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Station metro Cote-des-Neiges Montreal.jpg
Location5316/5351, chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates45°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 bySociété de transport de Montréal
Depth17.6 metres (57 feet 9 inches), 24th deepest
ArchitectTétreault, Parent, Languedoc
Opened4 January 1988
Passengers4,194,893 entrances in 2013, 26th of 68
Preceding station   Montreal Metro.svg Montreal Metro   Following station
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.


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
Autobusmontréal.svg 51 Boulevard Édouard-Montpetit
Autobusmontréal.svg 119 Rockland
Autobusmontréal.svg 165 Côte-des-Neiges
S-nuit.gif 368 Avenue du Mont-Royal
S-nuit.gif 369 Côte-des-Neiges
STM Metrobus Reserved.svg 435 Express Du Parc/Côte-des-Neiges

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