Charlevoix (Montreal Metro)

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Charlevoix
Charlevoix Station Metro Montreal.jpg
Location 2600, Centre Street, Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°28′42″N 73°34′10″W / 45.47833°N 73.56944°W / 45.47833; -73.56944Coordinates: 45°28′42″N 73°34′10″W / 45.47833°N 73.56944°W / 45.47833; -73.56944
Operated by Société de transport de Montréal
Connections
Construction
Depth 24.4 metres (80 feet 1 inch) (Angrignon)
29.6 metres (97 feet) (Honoré-Beaugrand platform), Deepest
Architect Ayotte et Bergeron
History
Opened 3 September 1978
Traffic
Passengers 1,756,489 entrances in 2013, 49th of 68
Services
Preceding station   Montreal Metro.svg Montreal Metro   Following station
toward Angrignon
Green Line

Charlevoix is a station on the Green Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). It is located in the district of Pointe-Saint-Charles in the borough of Le Sud-Ouest in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1]The station opened on September 3, 1978, as part of the extension of the Green Line westward to Angrignon.

Architecture and art[edit]

Designed by Ayotte et Bergeron, it was built as a stacked platform station, in order to reduce the width of the station owing to the weak Utica Shale in which it was built. The lower (Honoré-Beaugrand) platform is 29.6 m (97 ft 1 in) below the surface, making this the deepest station in the network, as well as the lowest in altitude (the lower platform is below sea level).

The station has one ticket hall and one access. The long stairways to the platforms, built around a light shaft, are brightened by two stained-glass windows by Mario Merola and Pierre Osterrath.

Origin of the name[edit]

Map of Montreal's metro system. Charlevoix south of Lionel-Groulx

This station is named for rue Charlevoix. Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix (1682–1761) was a French Jesuit historian and explorer of New France.

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Société de transport de Montréal
Route Service Times Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 57 Pointe-Saint-Charles All-day Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 71 Du Centre All-day before 11:00PM Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 101 Saint-Patrick Rush Hours Map Schedule
Autobusmontréal.svg 107 Verdun All-day Map Schedule
S-nuit.gif 350 Verdun/LaSalle Overnight, Located a few blocks west on Atwater and Centre Map Schedule

Nearby points of interest[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charlevoix Station

External links[edit]